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Budding volunteers urged to leap into action to help homeless

Scotland’s national housing and homelessness charity is calling on kind-hearted Scots to donate this year’s Leap Day – Monday 29th February – by volunteering in one of its nationwide shops.

Published 24 February 2016

Barony tenants give resounding thumbs-up to joining Wheatley

Barony Housing Association is in line to join Wheatley Group in April after an overwhelming majority of tenants approved the move.

Published 23 February 2016

Wellhouse ‘determined’ to complete Regulator improvement plan

Wellhouse Housing Association has pledged to remain an independent, community-controlled Association as it works towards improving its governance and financial management.

Published 23 February 2016

Regulator updates advice on ‘increasing problem’ of fraud against RSLs

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published an updated regulatory advice note on incidents of fraud against RSLs in Scotland.

Published 23 February 2016

Kingdom offers apprenticeship opportunities in housing for local youngsters

Kingdom Housing Association is creating additional opportunities for young people to get a start in their careers.

Published 23 February 2016

North Ayrshire Council to consider £46m housing revenue budget

North Ayrshire Council has said that housing will continue to play a key role in supporting the delivery of its priorities as it gets set to consider a housing revenue budget for 2016/17 of £46 million.

Published 23 February 2016

Blog: Success – Housing at the heart of Community Justice

Emma Dore, senior policy officer at Shelter Scotland, considers the role housing plays in delivering Community Justice.

Published 23 February 2016

Value for Money pilot shows the value of cost and resource benchmarking for small social landlords

A Value for Money (VFM) benchmarking pilot, has recently been completed with nine small social landlords from across Scotland.

Published 23 February 2016

Kingdom completes consultation into £6m Cupar affordable housing plan

Kingdom Housing Association has completed a major exercise in community consultation over its proposals to develop 49 affordable houses at Pitscottie Road in Cupar.

Published 23 February 2016

Cruden Building & Renewals scoops major UK-wide innovation award

A Retrofit App designed to assist social landlords reduce fuel poverty has helped Cruden Building & Renewals take home the prize for Most Innovative Contractor at the prestigious UK-wide Housing Innovation Awards 2016.

Published 23 February 2016

Dundee and Angus join forces to tackle problem of empty homes

A new partnership has been launched to tackle the problem of empty homes across Dundee and Angus.

Published 23 February 2016

Fresh twist in Fife Council’s dispute with ‘undemocratic’ planning system

Fife Council is once again squaring up for another battle against a planning appeals system that it says is “undermining local democracy”.

Published 22 February 2016

Clyde Valley Housing Association sets up home in Milton of Campsie

Clyde Valley Housing Association (CVHA) has completed a new development of 13 houses at Charles Drive, Milton of Campsie.

Published 22 February 2016

Argyll Community Housing Association moves on site in Dunoon

Work to provide five three-bedroom family homes in Dunoon’s Victoria Park for Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is now underway.

Published 22 February 2016

Plans submitted for 28 Loretto Housing Association homes in Glasgow

Plans to build 28 homes for mid-market and social rent on behalf of Loretto Housing Association have been submitted to Glasgow City Council.

Published 22 February 2016