News



Dundee City Council reveals new sites for up to 5,760 homes

A new report has identified one hundred sites across Dundee that could play host to thousands of new homes.

Published 15 January 2016

Current regeneration policies ‘increasing rather than reducing inequality’

Regeneration funds earmarked for deprived urban areas are being siphoned into city-centre commercial developments and exacerbating inequality, a new report has found.

Published 15 January 2016

Care and Repair Edinburgh welcomes new board members

Care and Repair Edinburgh, the charity dedicated to assisting older people and the disabled to live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, has announced changes to its board of directors.

Published 15 January 2016

First Scottish council achieves excellence in tenant participation

North Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to successfully achieve the gold standard of TPAS accreditation.

Published 15 January 2016

Thenue undergoes rent review consultation

Thenue Housing is currently consulting tenants on what its rents should be from April 1.

Published 15 January 2016

Satisfaction survey to improve North Lanarkshire housing repairs

People living in council accommodation across North Lanarkshire are being encouraged to give their views on how to further improve housing repairs.

Published 15 January 2016

Refugee group widens remit to aid Dundee’s homeless

A refugee support group in Dundee has transformed itself into a charity that supports people suffering from homelessness.

Published 15 January 2016

NHT to deliver almost 900 homes for Edinburgh

Almost 900 Edinburgh affordable homes for rent are to be delivered by the National Housing Trust initiative (NHT), social justice secretary Alex Neil revealed today.

Published 14 January 2016

Green light for 400 new build-to-rent homes in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning consent for plans to build up to 400 new homes at Fountainbridge, according to developers.

Published 14 January 2016

Councils routinely failing to oversee effective capital investment, warns watchdog

The Accounts Commission has urged Scotland’s local authorities to further improve the way they manage major projects like schools, roads, housing and flood prevention.

Published 14 January 2016

Care and Repair Scotland appoints Lochaber chief executive as new chair

The chief executive of Lochaber Housing Association has been appointed as the new chair of Care and Repair Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association opens new development of over 40 homes

The latest development by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Limited (PDL) was officially opened by Malcolm Chisholm MSP this week.

Published 14 January 2016

Barratt Developments unveils plans for over 1,400 new Scottish homes

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has announced plans to open 14 new sites creating 1420 new homes across Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016

Plan for public register of land ownership to improve transparency

The Scottish Government is to amend the Land Reform Bill to establish a public register of who owns land in Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016