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ACHA holds annual tenants and members conference

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has held its annual Tenants and Members Conference in Inveraray.

Published 14 February 2020

Report outlines ten-point plan to prevent lock-change evictions

Immediate and fundamental reform of the asylum system is required to prevent lock-change evictions, destitution and street homelessness of some of the most vulnerable people in Scotland, according to a new report.

Published 14 February 2020

New reporting platform uses data to help address homelessness in UK

A new reporting platform which aims to give insight into the conditions required to prevent homelessness has been launched by the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 14 February 2020

Shirley-Anne Somerville: Investing in Scotland’s social security system

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, cabinet secretary for social security and older people, discusses how the Scottish Government is creating the new infrastructure for a new public service for Scotland.

Published 14 February 2020

Affordable homes promised in revised Inchmarlo hotel proposals

Kirkwood Homes has reignited plans for a £100 million hotel and residential development near Banchory.

Published 14 February 2020

Highland Council rents to rise by 3%

The Highland Council has announced that it will be increasing its rents by 3%.

Published 14 February 2020

Aberdeenshire Council sets Council Tax and rent rates

Aberdeenshire Council has set its Council Tax and housing rents for the new financial year as it prepares to fund “vital” services and new infrastructure.

Published 14 February 2020

Scottish Land Fund to support new island affordable homes

New affordable homes and a site for new affordable business units are to be developed on Colonsay thanks to funding of £390,000 from the Scottish Land Fund.

Published 14 February 2020

Will Scarlett: Don’t take huge potential of build to rent for granted

While the build to rent (BTR) pipeline continues to grow in Scotland, Will Scarlett from Scarlett Land and Development said the sector’s viability should not be taken for granted.

Published 14 February 2020

Westminster set for tenth housing minister in a decade as Esther makes way

Esther McVey has been sacked as the UK Government’s housing minister after just seven months in the role.

Published 14 February 2020

Call for communities to be 'unleashed' on climate change

Thousands of communities across the UK could play a vital role in tackling climate change while also benefiting from new jobs and lower energy bills, a new report has found.

Published 14 February 2020

Sanctuary Scotland preferred for Thistle Housing Association transfer

Sanctuary Scotland has been selected as the preferred transfer partner for Thistle Housing Association following a competitive bidding process. 

Published 13 February 2020

Cunninghame's fuel poverty teams deliver more than £1.8m in savings

Cunninghame Housing Association joined the debate on addressing fuel poverty by announcing fuel poverty performance figures for its three Lemon Aid fuel poverty teams during 2018 and 2019.

Published 13 February 2020

JB Bennett cements social housing credentials with raft of contract wins

Construction and residential development company JB Bennett (Contracts) Ltd is celebrating a series of new contract wins in Scotland’s social housing sector.

Published 13 February 2020

Edinburgh welcomes ‘biggest budget for housing on record’

Confirmation of the Scottish Government's single biggest investment towards housing has been welcomed by Edinburgh's housing, homelessness and fair work convener.

Published 13 February 2020