Council 2017

EHRA hosts tenant conference and local election hustings

The Easterhouse Housing and Regeneration Housing Alliance (EHRA) welcomed tenants from across Greater Easterhouse to find out about the services that operate in the area and also to attend a local election hustings covering Glasgow wards 18, 20 and 21.

Published 28 April 2017

Blog: Yes, another one

Shelter Scotland’s Fiona King said it is vital that upcoming local elections aren't overshadowed by the snap General Election.

Published 28 April 2017

SNP’s local campaign pledge to boost affordable homes

Providing a home that is affordable, warm and secure to every person in Scotland will be a fundamental priority of every SNP council, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Published 24 April 2017

Shelter Scotland hosts housing hustings in Dundee as local election looms

A panel of candidates in the upcoming local elections in Dundee take to the stage last night as Shelter Scotland hosted its last of four housing hustings events.

Published 21 April 2017

Blog: Snap! Another election

Cyrenians CEO Ewan Aitken outlines his questions for candidates in the upcoming council elections.

Published 21 April 2017

Tories pledge 100,000 homes and new energy efficiency push

The Scottish Conservatives have pledged to introduce a package of measures to deliver 100,000 new homes and ensure Scotland has no hard to heat homes by 2030 as the party unveiled its push for planning and housing to enable economic growth.

Published 20 April 2017

Labour-run councils can ‘lead the way’ in delivering the homes Scotland needs

Scottish Labour has called for a co-ordinated approach to be brought forward across the country to support the delivery of affordable housing and to tackle homelessness.

Published 19 April 2017

CIH campaign to ensure local council candidates have a handle on housing

CIH Scotland is urging members to take the opportunity to challenge campaigning local council election candidates on their housing priorities over the next few weeks to ensure they have a handle on housing issues specific to their area.

Published 18 April 2017

Lib Dems highlight importance of affordable housing in tackling poverty

Meeting the needs for affordable housing is a particularly important step towards tackling poverty, cutting family living costs and building opportunities, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.

Published 13 April 2017

Greens council manifesto makes affordable homes a priority

The Scottish Green Party has launched its national manifesto for the local council elections, prioritising new homes that are affordable, low-carbon and connected to local services.

Published 12 April 2017