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. The union put up warning notices at dozens of letting agencies in Edinburgh and Glasgow
Wheatley Group has delivered more than 25,000 emergency food parcels to people at crisis point as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The marathon effort has helped tenants facing hardship since lockdown began, as well as their families and in some instances even their pets.
Linstone Housing has praised the work of its dedicated and hardworking estates team during the coronavirus pandemic. Seven members of the association’s estates team stepped forward to carry on working throughout the health emergency – and in doing so kept Linstone’s communities loo
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.
Ayrshire Housing has been recognised as a community anchor to help channel Scottish Government support to the voluntary sector during the coronavirus crisis. The Association has received funding of £12,000 from the Scottish Government's Supporting Communities Fund. With top-up fundin
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. The funding means that Cloch can deliver one activity pack each month for the next three months
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. Writing to the Chancellor in advance of his Economic Update on July 8, Ms Forbes has cal
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.
The Scottish Government has issued a raft of new planning guidance and advice notes to assist with the easing of lockdown restrictions. An advice note for building owners and operators has been issued to raise awareness of the application of building regulations, where adaptation of buildings in res
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. The initiative seeks to tackle loneliness and isolation among older people and make them better connected. At the heart