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£27.4m housing regeneration ‘changes the life’ of GHA tenant

A GHA tenant who moved into a new community in the west of Glasgow says his new home has changed his life.

Published 28 July 2016

Maryhill Housing embraces healthy working lives initiative

Maryhill Housing has held its first ever ‘Healthy Working Lives’ event to learn about the benefits of a healthier workforce.

Published 28 July 2016

Cycle Pods land in Partick to encourage healthy commutes

New Cycle Pods have been installed in the Partick area of Glasgow thanks to Partick Housing Association (PHA).

Published 28 July 2016

Plans lodged for five new Dundee homes

A planning application for five houses on the site of a former nursery has been lodged with Dundee City Council.

Published 28 July 2016

Edinburgh is ‘least affordable city’ in the UK for students

Edinburgh is the most expensive place for students to study in the UK due in part to the city’s above average rent costs, according the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Student Living Index.

Published 28 July 2016

Affordable housing plans submitted at Leith docklands

Proposals have been submitted for a development of 425 homes at the Leith docklands.

Published 27 July 2016

Over 200,000 households given £98m welfare assistance in three years

More than 200,000 low income households have received almost £98 million in grants through the Scottish Welfare Fund, according to official statistics.

Published 27 July 2016

Trust to hold open day for East Ayrshire development

Trust Housing Association is holding an open day on Monday 8th August at its Darvel development in East Ayrshire.

Published 27 July 2016

Volunteer sought to help local older people to stay connected

A retirement housing development in Haddington is looking for a volunteer to provide valuable computing support for its tenants.

Published 27 July 2016

Silver success for Queens Cross with IIP award

Queens Cross Housing Association has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Silver accreditation, following a rigorous assessment process that measured business planning, people management, leadership and employee development.

Published 27 July 2016

Funding extension for Almond’s money advice service

The Scottish Legal Aid Board has extended its funding to allow Almond Housing Association to continue to help tenants who struggle financially.

Published 27 July 2016

Remote Highland community to generate own hydro energy

Members of the public are being invited to buy shares in a project which will see a remote Highland community generate their own hydro energy.

Published 27 July 2016

Brexit vote ‘puts new housing targets at risk’, finds CIH Scotland survey

Housing professionals in Scotland fear the UK’s recent Brexit vote could put the Scottish Government’s affordable housing targets out of reach, a new survey by CIH Scotland has revealed.

Published 26 July 2016

Places for People’s credit rating downgraded in wake of its ‘continued diversification’

Moody’s has downgraded its credit rating for Places for People (PfP) citing concerns over the “varied risks” involved with the landlord’s increasing expansion into non social housing businesses.

Published 26 July 2016

Long serving Melville board member passes away

Melville Housing Association is sad to announce that one of its longest serving board members Bill McAleece passed away on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Published 26 July 2016