Govanhill Housing Association

Govanhill Housing Association hosts ceilidh as part of Thriving Places initative

Over 200 local people from all walks of life packed out a ceilidh run by Govanhill Housing Association on Friday night which celebrated the neighbourhood’s many cultures and traditions.

Published 5 March 2020

Flats plans lodged by Govanhill Housing Association

Govanhill Housing Association is seeking approval to deliver 24 flats on the site of a former drill hall.

Published 3 February 2020

New kitchens for delighted Govanhill tenants

Glasgow-based contractor and manufacturer CCG has completed its latest phase of renewals with Govanhill Housing Association across various addresses in the south-Glasgow area.

Published 20 November 2019

Govanhill community group raises more than £1200 for green space and memorial garden

A community garden owned by Govanhill Housing Association has received a funding boost for its upkeep.

Published 13 September 2019

Govanhill Housing Association reaches 300th property in buy and repair programme

Govanhill Housing Association’s bid to improve living conditions in the area reached another milestone this week with the purchase of its 300th property.

Published 12 September 2019

McGill wins £2.6m Govanhill Housing Association contract

Dundee-based building services firm McGill has secured a £2.6 million contract for work on a housing redevelopment project in Glasgow.

Published 30 August 2019

More Govanhill tenements to benefit from comprehensive repairs

Govanhill Housing Association has appointed Glasgow-based contractor CCG (Scotland) Ltd for a comprehensive tenement repairs contract that will see up to 16 properties benefit from major internal and external improvements and repairs.

Published 23 July 2019

Council issues CPO on Glasgow tenement block owned by slum landlords

Glasgow City Council is to force through a sale of a Govanhill tenement block after its landlords failed to keep the property in an acceptable condition.

Published 22 March 2019

Morris & Spottiswood engages school children in Govanhill housing project

Construction firm Morris & Spottiswood has engaged local school children in a novel site safety project as part of a contract involving Govanhill Housing Association.

Published 22 March 2019

Govanhill Housing Association founder honoured at landmark development

Minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, joined other local elected representatives to open Govanhill Housing Association’s new social housing development.

Published 14 March 2019

CCG to continue Govanhill Housing Association stock improvement

Govanhill Housing Association is to progress improvements to its tenement housing stock in Glasgow with a large-scale renewals contract.

Published 28 February 2019

Milestone reached in Govanhill property acquisition scheme

An initiative to take over and upgrade homes in Govanhill then make them available for social rent is on track for its completion in 2021.

Published 15 November 2018

Obituary: Ann Scott: Founder member of Govanhill Housing Association and stalwart of the community controlled housing movement

Govanhill Housing Association is sad to announce the death of dedicated committee member Ann Scott following a short illness.

Published 12 November 2018

Local youth funding boost as Govanhill is named Glasgow’s 10th ‘Thriving Place’

Govanhill is set to benefit from additional funding for youth work after the area was named Glasgow’s 10th ‘Thriving Place’, with Govanhill Housing Association with set to play a key role.

Published 18 October 2018

Govanhill Housing Association elects Annie Macfarlane as new chairperson

Annie Macfarlane has been elected to the position of chairperson of Govanhill Housing Association following the retirement of John McLardie who stood down at the Annual General Meeting this month.

Published 27 September 2018