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Scottish Government ‘on track’ to meet 2016 affordable homes target

The Scottish Government is ahead of its five-year target to deliver 30,000 affordable homes by March 2016, despite a decrease in the number of social sector homes being built.

Published 3 June 2015

Glasgow reveals plans for £400m share of City Deal

Glasgow City Council has revealed details of the range of projects to benefit from its share of a £1.13 billion City Deal over the next 10 years.

Published 3 June 2015

SFHA celebrates 40 years as national body for Scottish housing associations and co-operatives

To mark its 40th anniversary year, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is kicking off the celebrations at its annual conference.

Published 3 June 2015

Plans for 179 council homes on Aberdeen agenda

New developments with a total of 179 new council houses could be built in Aberdeen with the prospect of more to come, according to reports.

Published 3 June 2015

Link completes new affordable housing in Granton

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at Shortbread Court, Granton has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s housing convener, councillor Cammy Day.

Published 3 June 2015

Council homes set for Moray health centre site

The former health centre in Forres is to be demolished to make way for council housing after Moray Council purchased the site from NHS Grampian.

Published 3 June 2015

Provost opens £8.2m council housing development in Irvine

North Ayrshire Council’s largest ever affordable housing development has been formally opened by Provost Joan Sturgeon.

Published 3 June 2015

£1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal plans move forward

Plans for a £1 billion City Deal involving six local authorities has moved a step closer following a £275,000 investment by Fife Council.

Published 3 June 2015

Apprentice Challenge highlights the importance of nurturing young talent

A national two-day challenge for housing apprentices will kick off today.

Published 3 June 2015

Scottish Veterans Residences’ Glasgow complex shortlisted for Saltire Society award

A £6.7 million housing complex in Glasgow has been shortlisted for the prestigious Saltire Society Housing Design Awards.

Published 3 June 2015

BHA apprentice ready to take on SFHA Apprentice Challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has congratulated its modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor after she gained a place at this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 3 June 2015

Smartphone app allows Perth & Kinross tenants to pay rent

Perth & Kinross Council housing tenants can now use a smartphone app to pay their rent hassle-free, anywhere and anytime.

Published 3 June 2015

Lone parents, disabled women and refugees ‘impacted most’ by benefit sanctions

Calls for new welfare at Holyrood to be used to redress some the “devastating” impacts of benefit sanctions on women will be heard by MSPs today.

Published 2 June 2015

Kingdom marks beginning of Tullibody project with donation to local environment group

Kingdom Housing Association has marked the beginning of its first affordable housing project in Clackmannanshire with the presentation of a cheque for £1,000 to the Delph Pond Forum which is improving the natural environment in Tullibody.

Published 2 June 2015

Dundee to discuss council housing improvements and Home Owner Support Fund

More than £1.6 million of improvements to council houses across Dundee are set to be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 2 June 2015