Grenfell Tower Inquiry suspended

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry has been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus crisis.

Published 17 March 2020

Landlords ‘should not evict tenants’ facing financial hardship due to coronavirus, says housing minister

The Scottish Government is “actively considering” measures to prevent tenants from being evicted because of financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, housing minister Kevin Stewart has confirmed.

Published 16 March 2020

SFHA monitoring COVID-19 situation daily

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has provided the following update on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 16 March 2020

£320m support package for businesses affected by coronavirus

New measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the business community in Scotland have been announced by finance secretary Kate Forbes.

Published 16 March 2020

Stirling Council approves 2020/21 budget and emergency powers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Stirling Council said it has committed to investing millions in initiatives to support communities, grow the local economy and enhance infrastructure including roads after it approved a budget package which will safeguard vital services, protect its most vulnerable people and increase investment in the capital programme to more than £30 million. 

Published 13 March 2020

Scottish Greens call on Chancellor to support tenants amid coronavirus outbreak

In the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the Chancellor of the Exchequer must announce measures to support private tenants and those in precarious work when he outlines his budget to parliament today, according to Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie MSP.

Published 11 March 2020

Regulator urges social landlords to prepare for Coronavirus

The Scottish Housing Regulator has written to all social landlords to highlight how to access the advice on Coronavirus Covid-19 and to advise landlords on business continuity issues.

Published 9 March 2020