Forgewood Housing Cooperative and Garrion People’s Housing Cooperative provided their 5000th meal this week as part of their response to COVID-19. An example of the meals on offer since the project started
Dundee City Council has been awarded an additional £200,000 by the Scottish Government to support tenants who are under financial pressure due to coronavirus. This additional funding is being made available to tenants through Discretionary Housing Payments.
Glasgow City Council and One O One Convenience Stores have launched a new food supply and delivery service to help the city's most vulnerable and shielding citizens with the aid of Community Transport Glasgow.
Following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites across Scotland, The Highland Council has announced works will be restarting work on the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme across the highlands. In line with the guidance, contractors will be undertaking phased rest
Landlords on the Inverclyde Common Housing Register (ICHR) can start to advertise their available properties again as the coronavirus lockdown measures have been eased in Scotland. Due to the pandemic, the ICHR landlords Cloch, Oak Tree, Larkfield, Link and Sanctuary have been unable to carry
Holyrood’s environment, climate change and land reform committee has launched an inquiry into how Scotland can ensure that a green, just and resilient recovery is central in its response to the social and economic challenges of the coronavirus health crisis. The inquiry will focus on
The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has collected evidence regarding the ability of landlords to meet deadlines with regards to fire safety, electrical testing, and EESSH; and fed into a communication which will be sent to social landlords from the housing minister, in the near future, to cla
Linstone Housing Association has facilitated the granting of a funding package to local radio station Paisley FM to ensure community groups can communicate what they have to say. Paisley FM is making sure people are tuned in to all they need to know during the coronavirus pandemic. The popular commu
Aberdeenshire Council has set up a new strategy to respond to the financial crisis it is facing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Councillors have heard that the impact of COVID-19 will have serious consequences on the council’s budget for the next few years at a meeting yesterday
The Highland Council has approved a Recovery Action Plan with 11 key priority areas including economic and financial recovery, digital transformation and the reopening of schools. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the council’s resources, services and staff, as well as commun
Almost a million meals have been provided so far to support some of the most vulnerable people in Dundee during the coronavirus pandemic. The combined efforts from the Dundee City Council, third sector partners and Scottish Government’s initiatives have resulted in a total number of 941,831 me
As the COVID-19 restrictions on Scotland’s housing market begin to ease, independent chartered surveying firm DM Hall has prepared a video setting the five steps for a safe survey. With a waiting list in the many hundreds of people looking to have Home Reports undertaken, the company said it i
The Scottish Government has released guidance related to the phased reintroduction of family visiting and communal activities for residents in care homes. Care home residents will be able to receive visitors outside from 3 July, provided their home meets strict criteria, with infection control measu