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New look, new website for procurement specialist LHC

LHC has launched a new website and refreshed its brand as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016.

Published 5 June 2015

People power campaign for discounted energy achieves 20,000 members in four weeks

Over 20,000 Scottish households have signed up to the Big Energy Switch campaign, reaching its original target set when the campaign launched four weeks ago.

Published 5 June 2015

Scottish Housing News is now on Facebook

Scottish Housing News is now available to follow on Facebook.

Published 4 June 2015

Housing minister to resign from Scottish Parliament next year

Housing minister Margaret Burgess has decided to retire from the Scottish Parliament at the end of this parliamentary term.

Published 4 June 2015

Green cashback scheme for social landlords given £5m boost

A green cashback scheme which offers funding to housing associations and local authority landlords towards energy efficiency measures is to reopen after a £5 million investment pledge by the Scottish Government.

Published 4 June 2015

Regulator finds strong landlord commitment to accurate performance reporting

Landlords show a strong commitment to accurate performance reporting and are responding to the challenges of reporting on the Charter, according to a new report by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 4 June 2015

North Ayrshire Council unveils housing masterplan for Montgomerie Park

North Ayrshire Council has pledged to invest over £1.6 million to help accommodate hundreds of new homes in Montgomerie Park.

Published 4 June 2015

East Dunbartonshire Council ‘needs to save needs to save £23.3m in three years’

East Dunbartonshire Council risks the long-term sustainability of its services if it does not close the gap between the council’s ambitions and delivering these on the ground, the local government spending watchdog has warned.

Published 4 June 2015

Joint Housing Delivery Plan for Scotland published

The Scottish Government’s Joint Housing Policy and Delivery Group has developed a five-year action plan to ensure that all people in Scotland live in high quality sustainable homes that they can afford and that meet their needs.

Published 4 June 2015

Concerns over how £12bn welfare cuts will affect devolved social security powers

Social justice secretary Alex Neil has called for an inter-governmental meeting to discuss the implications of a planned £12 billion welfare cut on powers contained in the new Scotland Bill.

Published 4 June 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council recognised for efforts to involve tenants in decision making

West Dunbartonshire Council has received an award in recognition of its commitment to involving tenants in its housing decisions.

Published 4 June 2015

Maryhill Housing Association completes first ever Tenant Scrutiny Project

Maryhill Housing Association has put the emphasis firmly on scrutiny of its work by the tenants it serves.

Published 4 June 2015

East Lothian Council evicts convicted drug dealer

East Lothian Council has evicted a tenant for breaching his tenancy agreement after being convicted of being in possession, and supplying drugs at his property in Hardgate, Haddington.

Published 4 June 2015

Bield digs deep to benefit garden projects

Bield has supplied several of their developments across Scotland with various seed kits to get their gardens blooming this summer.

Published 4 June 2015

International flavour at ng homes cook-in

The latest ng homes international community cook-in took place at Keppoch Campus last week and was attended by over 100 people with parents and children enjoying a variety of dishes prepared by local chefs.

Published 4 June 2015