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Housing minister joins Trust’s Leaders in Diversity celebration

Trust Housing Association welcomed minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP to a celebration marking its achievement in becoming the first Scottish housing association to achieve the prestigious Leaders in Diversity (LID) accreditation.

Published 27 November 2015

Positive feedback for Eydent Housing Conference 2015

Eydent, the alliance of Ayrshire housing associations, is planning to use the feedback from its housing conference to ensure that future events are even better.

Published 27 November 2015

Blackwood housing support service achieves rare six star success

A housing support service has been heavily praised by the Care Inspectorate after it received a six star review for some of its services.

Published 27 November 2015

New office success for River Clyde Homes

River Clyde Homes’ new main public access office in the town centre of Greenock is proving to be a great success with over 230 customers accessing services in its first week of opening.

Published 27 November 2015

Blog: Homes for People

Our society is facing major challenges in responding to the consequences of a housing crisis with poor quality housing coupled with a serious lack of affordable housing damaging the health and life chances of thousands of people in Scotland.

Published 27 November 2015

New £250m community Lottery fund opens for business in Scotland

Big Lottery Fund Scotland has opened a new five-year £250 million funding scheme with a focus on helping people and communities who are most in need.

Published 27 November 2015

January launch for new planning applications website

A new website for all planning applications in Scotland will be launched in January.

Published 27 November 2015

Chancellor cuts housing benefit and performs tax credit U-turn

Chancellor George Osborne has scrapped plans to save £4.4 billion by cutting tax credits following wide criticism and a rejection by the House of Lords.

Published 26 November 2015

Plans submitted for major Inverkeithing regeneration

Following extensive consultation with the local community, Fife Council and Kingdom Housing Association are delighted to confirm the first planning application has been submitted by 7N Architects for the Fraser Avenue/Gray Place regeneration project in Inverkeithing on 13th November.

Published 26 November 2015

Preventative approach to homelessness bears fruit in Dundee

The number of homeless people in Dundee has fallen by almost half in the past six years, thanks to a massive drive to keep people in their own homes.

Published 26 November 2015

New sustainable Highland homes ready to welcome tenants

Highland councillors paid a visit to Alness to watch the final block of apartments being stalled in a pioneering social housing project.

Published 26 November 2015

First-time buyers up 16 per cent in Scotland

The number of first-time buyer loans in Scotland rose 4 per cent up on the previous quarter and 16 per cent up on Q3 2014, according to latest figures from the Council for Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Published 26 November 2015

Board members meet HHP apprentices

Members of Hebridean Housing Partnership’s board met with some of the people provided with apprenticeships through HHP’s ongoing investment programme ahead of its recent board meeting.

Published 26 November 2015

Improved online help for Moray housing queries goes live

People using the Moray Council’s housing service are now able to manage more online than ever before thanks to a raft of improvements to the website.

Published 26 November 2015

Iconic slum photographs ‘come full circle’ in return to Glasgow

A collection of photographs documenting Scotland’s slums is returning to Glasgow – almost 50 years after they were taken in the city.

Published 26 November 2015