Port of Leith Housing Association has been awarded with a 4 star Recognised for Excellence award and a Good Practice award: Harnessing Creativity and Innovation by Quality Scotland at this year’s Scottish Awards for Business Excellence, which took place on Friday at the EICC. Now in its 25th year,
St Nicholas Court Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Ltd is offering more people the opportunity to live in Leith as it gets set to work on building more new affordable homes this year.
Tenants in Leith who were facing eviction after a charitable trust put their homes up for sale have been given a reprieve. In October last year around 200 tenants in Lorne Street were given four months statutory notice to quit and find alternative rented accommodation after the Agnes Hunter Trust de
Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has unveiled plans to launch a new social enterprise within its group. Set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC), Quay Community Improvements will launch with stair cleaning services in late 2016.
Keith Anderson The largest social landlord in Leith has challenged local election candidates to sign up to its vision for the north of Edinburgh.
Alex Neil meets apprentices at the Kilsyth development A new £50 million infrastructure fund which aims to speed up the construction of thousands of new affordable and private homes has been unveiled by the Scottish Government.
Work has started on a new affordable housing project located in Leith. A total of 94 new homes will be built by CCG Scotland on the former 18th century Leith Fort site, 62 of which will be owned by Port of Leith Housing Association and available for mid market rent and 32 units will be owned by the
As part of an inter-generational project, residents from Port of Leith Housing Association’s Hermitage Court sheltered housing complex and pupils from Leith Academy were treated to a reading of a play presented by Citadel Arts Group. The school children are taking part in ‘Old’s Cool’, a pro
Housing association representatives with housing leader Councillor Cammy Day, health, social care and housing convener, Councillor Ricky Henderson, the City of Edinburgh Council chief executive Andrew Kerr, council leader Councillor Andrew Burns and deputy leader Councillor Sandy Howat Edinburgh is
The new housing development at Albion Road in Leith The latest development by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Limited (PDL) was officially opened by Malcolm Chisholm MSP this week.
Tenants facing eviction from Leith homes belonging to the Agnes Hunter Trust could be allowed to remain in their homes thanks to Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA). Around 200 tenants in Lorne Street, Leith are facing eviction after the charitable trust decided to put their homes up for sale.
As part of Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) 40th anniversary, the Association has released a short film looking at the impact it has made in the local community over the past four decades. Featuring comments by chief executive Keith Anderson filmed on The Shore, there were also appearan
An ambitious project to build a new community of affordable homes in Leith is now underway. Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have started work on the Leith Fort housing development, with the first homes due to complete in 2017.
(from left) Wilma Quinn, Millie Gray, Sheila Quinn and Margaret McKinlay A book comprising a commemorative tea set designed by Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) St Nicholas Court residents was launched this week by Edinburgh-based best-selling author Millie Gray.
Young graduates receive their graduation award at a ceremony held at Edinburgh City Council Chambers Thirty three young people from across Edinburgh have completed an 18 week training programme, with 18 going straight into employment, apprenticeship or further education following their training.