COVID-19



Restricted service not a restricted effort from Home Fix Scotland

The work of Home Fix Scotland (HFS) is not going unnoticed as its teams are becoming more visible around Inverclyde with the gradual easing from lockdown.

Published 10 July 2020

Living Rent issues ‘notice’ that tenants will fight evictions

Tenants’ union Living Rent issued ‘notice’ to letting agents, landlords and courts that evictions will be met “with resistance” as the First Tier Housing Tribunal reopened yesterday.

Published 10 July 2020

Wheatley hits 25,000 EatWell deliveries milestone

Wheatley Group has delivered more than 25,000 emergency food parcels to people at crisis point as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 8 July 2020

Linstone Housing praises estates team

Linstone Housing has praised the work of its dedicated and hardworking estates team during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 7 July 2020

Taylor Wimpey donates to Glasgow homeless charity

Taylor Wimpey has provided funding to Glasgow homeless charity Lights on G1.

Published 7 July 2020

Edinburgh calls on short-term lets to switch to tackling homelessness

Having successfully used short-term lets during the COVID-19 crisis to provide housing for people facing homelessness, the City of Edinburgh Council is now calling on the sector to help the city tackle homelessness long-term.

Published 6 July 2020

Queens Cross receives £15,000 funding grant to help more young people during COVID-19

Queens Cross Housing Association has received a further £15,000 of funding from the Scottish Government's Wellbeing Fund to help more young people during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 6 July 2020

Ayrshire Housing supports community coronavirus response

Ayrshire Housing has been recognised as a community anchor to help channel Scottish Government support to the voluntary sector during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 6 July 2020

Funding helps Cloch Housing Association deliver fun activity packs for young children

Cloch Housing Association is delivering 150 activity packs to households with children aged under 5 years as part of a funding package received from the Scottish Government's Supporting Communities Fund.

Published 6 July 2020

Scottish Government calls for National Debt Plan

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has urged the UK Government to introduce a range of vital new measures to support Scotland’s response to the current economic crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 6 July 2020

SFHA provides weekly Social Housing Resilience Group update

The recent work of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has been outlined in the weekly update provided by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 3 July 2020

Survey: Digital exclusion and the impact of COVID-19 among Scottish social housing tenants

People working within the housing sector are being invited to participate in an online survey that is focusing on the impact that COVID-19 is having on digitally excluded social housing tenants across Scotland.

Published 3 July 2020

New COVID-19 planning guidance and advice notes unveiled

The Scottish Government has issued a raft of new planning guidance and advice notes to assist with the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Published 3 July 2020

Communities groups led by River Clyde Homes secure £100,000 funding

A network of community groups led by River Clyde Homes has made a successful bid to the Scottish Government that will bring a £100,000 windfall to the Inverclyde area.

Published 2 July 2020

Ardenglen Housing Association wins over £15,000 funding for digital connection programme

Ardenglen Housing Association has been awarded funding totalling £15,454 from The National Lottery Community Fund to help its senior residents become more digitally included.

Published 2 July 2020