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Helen McGregor Award 2016 launched

EVH has announced the launch of its annual prestigious management committee member award, the Helen McGregor Award 2016, sponsored for an outstanding second time by Cunninghame Housing Association.

Published 19 January 2016

Castlemilk and Bridge of Allan community projects win Stewart Milne campaign

The play equipment of a disability resource centre in Castlemilk in Glasgow and in a park in Bridge of Allan is set to be upgraded after winning support from Stewart Milne Group’s RUBY campaign as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

Published 19 January 2016

Public Art: Shettleston Housing Association ‘You’re having a giraffe!’

Shettleston Housing Association has submitted this new mural at the gable end wall at 577 Shettleston Road to our Public Art feature.

Published 19 January 2016

RBS unveils £1bn capital support for purpose-built PRS schemes

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has committed £1 billion of capital to support the development of thousands of new purpose-built private rental schemes across the UK.

Published 18 January 2016

Greens make amendments to land reform bill in effort to boost housebuilding

The Scottish Greens have lodged amendments to the Scottish Government's Land Reform Bill which the party believes will toughen the legislation and help increase housebuilding.

Published 18 January 2016

RICS Scotland ‘broadly welcomes’ Holyrood report into Private Tenancies Bill

A Parliamentary committee report which made recommendations aimed at improving the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill, has been welcomed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Scotland.

Published 18 January 2016

Edinburgh council to consider ‘mansion tax’ for high-value properties

The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled plans to introduce a higher threshold of council tax for the city’s most valuable properties in an effort to balance the books at the local authority.

Published 18 January 2016

Disabled people face ‘significant barriers’ to finding suitable homes

Significant barriers remain for disabled people when trying to find a suitable home that meets their needs and that they could afford, a new report from the Scottish Government has found.

Published 18 January 2016

Fife Council calls for change to Scottish planning system

Fife Council has written to the Scottish Government to call for a change to the Scottish planning system which it believes will empower communities as well as manage the development industry’s aspirations.

Published 18 January 2016

Work underway on new council housing in West Lothian

Work is underway to build nine new council homes in West Lothian.

Published 18 January 2016

East Dunbartonshire Council completes £3.5m energy-efficiency flats project

Work has been completed on a £3.5 million transformation project in East Dunbartonshire.

Published 18 January 2016

Dundee council house rents to increase by lowest ever amount

Tenants in Dundee have backed one per cent increase in council house rents, the lowest rent rise in the history of Dundee City Council.

Published 18 January 2016

Linthouse Housing Association to host Mary Barbour maquettes

Campaigners behind plans to create a lasting memorial to political activist Mary Barbour have put models of their proposed statue on public display.

Published 18 January 2016

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Published 18 January 2016

MSPs make recommendations to improve Private Tenancies Bill

The general principles behind a bill that aims to introduce a new single tenancy for the private rented sector and have been given support from a committee of MSPs, though some suggestions for improvements have been recommended.

Published 15 January 2016