Existing Homes Alliance
A Commission established to make recommendations to ministers on how Scotland can transition to a net-zero economy by 2045 while mitigating risks that could arise in relation to fuel poverty, among other things, has issued its first report.
Published 4 August 2020
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (EHAS) has welcomed the £25 million additional investment included in the Scottish Budget for local energy efficiency projects.
Published 28 February 2020
An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed by the sector, though “serious concerns” remain about the lack of financial certainty beyond March 2021.
Published 7 February 2020
Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change
A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
Published 5 September 2019
The Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill 2019 is expected to receive Royal Assent this summer after the legislation passed Stage 3 at Holyrood yesterday.
Published 7 June 2019
Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.
Published 5 June 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed a report by the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee which called for additional measures to be included in the Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill.
Published 30 January 2019
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (ExHAS) held an exhibition in Parliament this week to highlight the issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty.
Published 25 January 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee began hearing evidence yesterday as part of its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.
Published 22 November 2018
#ScotPfG: Existing Homes Alliance welcomes fuel poverty bill as 'once-in-a-generation opportunity' for warm homes
The Existing Homes Alliance has described the Scottish Government's new Fuel Poverty Bill as a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to achieve warm homes for all.
Published 5 September 2018
A new bill which will set targets to reduce fuel poverty in Scotland is “too narrowly focused” and will fail to address the “scandal” of cold, damp homes, according to campaigners.
Published 28 June 2018
The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned.
Published 29 May 2018
Published 3 May 2018
In advance of an Existing Homes Alliance Scotland parliamentary reception on May 29, CIH Scotland's policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell provides an update on the work of the group.
Published 24 April 2018
The Existing Homes Alliance has expressed concern that the Scottish Government is weakening its plans to make Scotland's homes warm and energy efficient.
Published 7 March 2018