Homes For Scotland

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Kingdom Housing Association was named the Home Builder of the Year (Affordable Housing Provider) last week as Homes for Scotland (HFS) announced its annual award winners. More than 900 senior representatives from across the home building sector attended the event in Edinburgh on Frida

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The Scottish Government has been urged to "back words with action" and reverse the "hammer-blow" £196 million affordable housebuilding cut after it declared that Scotland was in the midst of a housing emergency. Cabinet secretary for social justice Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP revealed yesterda

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More organisations have made their housing pitches to John Swinney following his appointment as Scotland's new First Minister. Yesterday, Shelter Scotland called on the new SNP leader to create a cabinet-level post dedicated to housing, declare a national housing emergency and commit

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Efforts to boost affordable housing supply by acquiring properties to bring into use for affordable housing and help reduce homelessness will be given an £80 million uplift over the next two years, the Scottish Government has announced.

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Sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced the shortlist for its 2024 awards programme, this year focused on how its members are meeting the housing needs of everyone living (or who wishes to live) in Scotland. With the awards seeking to showcase the many examples of best practice and innova

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Sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has strengthened its executive team with two new key appointments. Kevin Murphy has joined as head of planning, while David Raine is taking on the wide-ranging role of policy manager.

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The passing of the Scottish Budget 2024/25 at Holyrood yesterday will perpetuate housing inequality across the country and limit the number of new homes coming forward across all tenures, sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned. The Budget includes more than £1.3 billion for the W

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An open letter published today is urging the First Minister to think again about the cuts being proposed to the 2024-25 budgets for housing and planning. The call comes the day before the Scottish Parliament votes on the draft Scottish Budget for the year ahead and follows the findings of independen

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Homes for Scotland (HFS) has called for critical government action after new planning statistics revealed that the average processing times for major housing developments are now taking over a year. Described as “woeful” and “unacceptable” by the sector body, the figures

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