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Barratt reaches 150 affordable homes milestone in Edinburgh

The UK’s largest housebuilder has delivered over 150 affordable homes in Edinburgh to social housing providers in the last 12 months.

Published 9 May 2018

Work begins to deliver 40 new homes for social rent in Springburn

Construction work on a £5 million development of 40 new homes for social rent is underway in Springburn.

Published 9 May 2018

LHA U-turn hailed as ‘a victory for the housing sector’

The UK government has dropped proposals to impose the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing and the wider social housing sector following widespread criticism of the policy.

Published 26 October 2017

Deposit still the biggest barrier to home ownership, finds Home Group

New research commissioned by Home Group has revealed that saving for a deposit is still the biggest barrier to home ownership.

Published 3 October 2017

Dundee housing scheme recognised for community safety

A regeneration project in Dundee has been recognised for its safe and secure design by Police Scotland.

Published 3 August 2017

Green light for 140 homes for social rent in Glasgow’s south side

AS Homes (Scotland) Ltd has been granted planning permission by Glasgow City Council to build 140 new homes for social rent in Pollokshields.

Published 26 May 2017

Haymarket Group signs up to housing association scorecard pilot

Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.

Published 3 April 2017

Home Group appoints architects to £27m framework

Home Group has appointed 14 architects to a £27 million framework to support plans to build 10,000 new homes of all tenures during the next five years.

Published 28 March 2017

Developer submits plans £5m Springburn housing development

AS Homes (Scotland) Ltd has submitted a detailed planning application to Glasgow City Council for a £5 million development of 40 homes for social rental at Springburn Way in Springburn.

Published 20 January 2017

140 affordable homes proposed for Glasgow gasworks site

Developers have unveiled plans to build 140 affordable flats and houses at the former Maxwell Road gasworks in East Pollokshields.

Published 17 January 2017

Home Group plans 32 affordable homes for Dundee

Plans for 32 affordable homes have been submitted to Dundee City Council on behalf of Home Group.

Published 4 January 2017

Home Group appoints new executive director of business development

Home Group has announced the appointment of Matt Forrest in a new role of executive director for business development.

Published 25 October 2016

Home Group to help English tenants buy their homes

Affordable housing provider Home Group has devised a way to help its customers overcome one of the biggest barriers to owning a place of their own – saving for a deposit while paying rent.

Published 23 August 2016

Innovation in Scottish housing is delivering improved value for money

Scottish social landlords are modernising services and making use of new technology to deliver real, quantifiable savings and improved productivity, according to HouseMark Scotland’s Value for Money Club.

Published 26 May 2016

UK government delays LHA cap for supported housing tenants by a year

Tenants of supported accommodation will not be subject to the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap on housing benefit until April 2017 after the UK government introduced a year-long exception.

Published 2 March 2016