In an effort to help deliver its affordable housing target, the Scottish Government has increased its budget for investment in charitable bonds in this next financial year to £40 million.
Published 21 February 2019
The Scottish Government has delivered more action to increase the delivery of affordable housing with the announcement of a £15 million increase to its charitable bond investment programme.
Published 20 March 2018
Minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, was in Dundee yesterday to visit the site of a new affordable housing development which will bring 163 new homes to the city.
Published 22 February 2018
More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by independent not-for-profit Allia to help tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, social exclusion and affordable housing – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone.
Published 30 January 2018
The final phase of a major affordable housing development in Kincardine, Fife, has been completed by Kingdom Housing Association after a multi-million pound construction project.
Published 29 January 2018
More than £15 million for affordable housing projects has been raised through an innovative funding scheme, supporting the development of over 200 homes for social rent across the country.
Published 6 November 2017
The Scottish Government has awarded a new contract to Allia with a commitment to invest a further £25 million in the finance provider’s bond programme for Scottish housing associations.
Published 26 July 2017
Kingdom Housing Association is to press ahead with plans to develop 98 homes for rent across Fife after securing a £5 million bond issued as a loan by social investment charity Allia as part of the Scottish Government’s More Homes Scotland strategy.
Published 7 April 2017
Affordable housing in Shetland, Borders and Fife has received a boost of £16 million this month thanks to Scottish Government investment in charitable bonds.
Published 31 March 2017
South Glasgow is set to benefit from 82 new affordable homes for social rent, helped by £5 million support from an innovative Scottish Government scheme.
Published 1 March 2017
Eighty new affordable homes will be built in Dumfries as a result of a £6.8 million investment in charitable bonds.
Published 8 December 2016
A development of 22 flats and houses on the main road into Ayr’s town centre has been officially opened after being delivered by Ayrshire Housing.
Published 8 September 2016
Lochaber Housing Association is to build 50 affordable homes in the Fort William area thanks to the first allocation of this year’s charitable bond funding from social investment charity Allia.
Published 22 August 2016
The first beneficiaries of a £50 million investment in charitable bonds issued by social investment charity Allia have detailed to Scottish Housing News how they intend to use the funding to provide hundreds of new homes.
Published 18 March 2016
The Scottish Government has unveiled a £50 million investment in charitable bonds over the next two years to provide support for almost 1,000 new homes.
Published 17 March 2016