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Season’s greetings from Irvine Housing Association

Irvine Housing Association has produced a special video Christmas card for 2015 which showcases what it has been up to this year.

Published 18 December 2015

Advertorial: Affordable loans to build affordable homes

Up to £20m of loan finance from the Scottish Government is available until the end of this financial year to help build more affordable homes across Scotland. The money will be loaned out by Allia, a national charity with 16 years’ experience of managing social investment products.

Published 18 December 2015

Scottish Budget: £90m increase to affordable housing fund and tax on second homes

The Scottish Government has announced a year-year increase of £90 million to its affordable housing budget to help it achieve its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes during the next parliament.

Published 17 December 2015

Scottish Budget: Scottish Land Fund trebles to support community ownership

Measures announced in the Draft Budget for 2016-17 will help a fairer and wealthier society through Land Reform, environment minister Aileen McLeod has said.

Published 17 December 2015

Triodos Bank reaches £250m social housing lending milestone

Triodos Bank is targeting further lending to social housing providers after taking its lending commitments to the sector to £250 million.

Published 17 December 2015

Places for People receives FCA authorisation

Places for People has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its financial service offering.

Published 17 December 2015

Argyll and Bute Council makes progress but more to do, says watchdog

Argyll and Bute Council has made solid improvement but needs to build on this for the future, according to a new report from the Accounts Commission.

Published 17 December 2015

Minister visits new homes in first stage of Sighthill transformation

The first stage of the transformation of a Glasgow community is complete, with tenants moving into their new homes in Sighthill.

Published 17 December 2015

Work to begin on Highland housing development

Work is due to begin preparing a site in the Highlands for a housing development project, it has been announced.

Published 17 December 2015

CALA plans to deliver new homes in Musselburgh

An area of land within Musselburgh which has been identified in East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan will provide the location for much needed family homes, under new proposals by CALA Homes.

Published 17 December 2015

Praise for Bield’s new retirement housing model

Bield has won a ringing endorsement for its “brave and far-sighted” revamp of the way it delivers specialist housing for Scotland’s older people.

Published 17 December 2015

Scottish War Blinded unveils new West Lothian homes for veterans

Scottish War Blinded has officially unveiled a new sports hall and housing for veterans in Wilkieston, West Lothian.

Published 17 December 2015

Blog: A long time ago in a charity shop not so far away…

“I don’t know how Shelter Scotland get it so right!”

Published 17 December 2015

Artist creates ‘Last Supper’ for Glasgow City Mission men

Thirteen men who regularly attend Glasgow City Mission's evening drop-in service have been painted as part of a modern take on the iconic Last Supper painting.

Published 17 December 2015

Funding boost for Link’s tenant advice service

Link Group Ltd has been awarded £548,000 as part of the latest Investing in Communities funding package from the Big Lottery.

Published 16 December 2015