Hillcrest and Abertay administer £175k COVID-19 lifeline to Dundee community

Grant funding of £175K secured by Hillcrest Homes and Abertay Housing Association has been used to provide a vital lifeline for the Dundee community, funding a wide range of valuable support for those struggling as a result of COVID-19.

Published 19 November 2020

Hunters Hall tenants approve Hillcrest transfer

Hunters Hall Housing Co-Op tenants have voted in favour of transferring to Hillcrest Homes following an extensive period of consultation.

Published 5 November 2020

Hillcrest distributes over £238,000 of funds in past twelve months

Hillcrest has distributed £238,519 of funding in the past twelve months to help set up services and projects that benefit people and communities across Scotland.

Published 23 October 2020

Hillcrest Futures distributes 100 hygiene packs to vulnerable people in Dundee

Money received from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund has allowed Hillcrest Futures to distribute 100 hygiene essentials to vulnerable people across Dundee.

Published 16 October 2020

New choice-based lettings system to begin in Angus

Angus Council is to commence a new housing allocation system from the start of November that it said will put the power of choice into the hands of local home seekers.

Published 28 September 2020

New homes for Hillcrest proposed for Dundee hotel site

New plans have been submitted on behalf of Hillcrest Housing Association for 18 flats at the site of a former Dundee hotel.

Published 23 September 2020

Hillcrest energy advice team gives 1000 emergency COVID energy top ups

The Hillcrest Energy Advice Team (HEAT) gave 1,000 struggling Dundee households a welcome boost, providing emergency top-ups for their energy meters during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 23 September 2020

Hillcrest Maintenance appoints Bruce Davidson as new chairperson

Hillcrest Maintenance had appointed Bruce Davidson to succeed Don Ridgway as its new chairperson.

Published 4 September 2020

Hillcrest buys 12 affordable homes in Muirton

Hillcrest Homes has completed the acquisition of 12 homes in Perth’s Muirton area, working with developer Urban Union against the odds of lockdown to deliver more affordable homes.

Published 4 September 2020

Mural on Hillcrest building a nod to Dundee's housing heritage

A huge mural that has been painted on the gable-end of a Hillcrest Homes tenement block in Dundee’s Stobswell is one of the city’s biggest and most colourful artworks.

Published 2 September 2020

Hillcrest Futures marks Overdose Awareness Day

Hillcrest Futures has marked Overdose Awareness Day, which aims to break down some of the stigma associated with substance use and raise awareness of what to do in an overdose situation.

Published 2 September 2020

Ken Birse

It is with real sadness that Hillcrest has to announce the death of Ken Birse, a well-loved colleague and committee member.

Published 27 August 2020

Work resumes on Hillcrest’s Ellengowan regeneration project in Dundee

Hillcrest Homes’ £20.5 million redevelopment of Dundee’s Ellengowan Drive has resumed on-site following the pause due to lockdown.

Published 21 August 2020

Hillcrest secures ‘extremely competitive’ £50m finance deal to progress development programme

Hillcrest Homes has secured a £50 million private finance deal at “extremely competitive rates” as it continues the largest development programme in its history.

Published 19 August 2020

Hillcrest Futures opens boutique charity shop in Broughty Ferry

Dundee-based charity Hillcrest Futures launched its first-ever boutique charity shop Broughty Ferry last week.

Published 13 July 2020