Homes for Scotland

Caerlee Mill development wins prestigious Homes for Scotland award

Whiteburn Projects' first phase redevelopment of Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen has been awarded Small Development of the Year 2021 by Homes for Scotland.

Published 25 November 2021

Wheatley hails triple award success at Homes for Scotland awards

Wheatley Group is celebrating after scooping a hat-trick of top honours at the prestigious Homes for Scotland Awards.

Published 23 November 2021

National launch for industry-led mortgage scheme

A home building industry-led mortgage scheme that allows new build buyers to purchase with a 5% deposit has been launched nationally with 17 major builders after a successful regional pilot.

Published 23 November 2021

Wheatley and Barratt Developments take top honours at Homes for Scotland awards

The Scottish home building sector’s top honours for this year have been revealed, with Barratt and David Wilson Homes awarded Home Builder of the Year and Wheatley Group awarded RSL of the Year by trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 22 November 2021

Homes for Scotland adds five to executive team

Trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has bolstered its executive team with five new appointments.

Published 17 November 2021

Housebuilders raise concerns over Edinburgh greenbelt policy

The City of Edinburgh Council's stance against development in the greenbelt risks jeopardising the delivery of homes that the city needs, housebuilders have warned.

Published 27 September 2021

Homes for Scotland warns of 'perfect storm' which threatens housing delivery ambitions

Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has called on the Scottish Government to focus on clarity, collaboration and consumers in order to avoid a “perfect storm” of circumstances threatening present and future housing delivery ambitions.

Published 17 September 2021

Housebuilding industry body to work collaboratively with new Green ministers

Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has outlined its intention to work collaboratively with new Green ministers Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater in support of net zero transition ambitions following their appointments earlier this week.

Published 3 September 2021

Campion Homes named Homes for Scotland Awards finalist

Campion Homes has been shortlisted in the Homes for Scotland Awards 2020/21 for its development on behalf of The Gannochy Trust.

Published 13 August 2021

Homes for Scotland criticises 'unacceptable' 54-week wait for major planning decisions

Latest annual planning performance statistics for 2020/21 showing a 17-week increase in the average decision time for major housing development to 54 weeks are unacceptable, according to home building body Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 23 July 2021

Homes for Scotland calls for reopening of First Home Fund

The Scottish Government has been urged to reopen its First Home Fund after new figures highlighted the continuing demand for support for those looking to buy a new home but struggling with deposits.

Published 21 July 2021

Affordable housing accounts for 60% of developer contributions, says new report

Homes for Scotland (HFS) has welcomed a new Scottish Government report on the value, incidence and impact of developer contributions, which it says demonstrates the important linkages across housing tenures.

Published 13 July 2021

Homes for Scotland's Nicola Barclay named Habitat for Humanity GB board chair

Habitat for Humanity Great Britain has today announced the appointment of Homes for Scotland (HFS) chief executive Nicola Barclay as chair of its board of trustees

Published 5 July 2021

Scottish Housing Day returns for 2021

Scottish Housing Day is back for the sixth year and will take place on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Published 28 June 2021

Wheatley Group to participate in digital site inspection research

A consortium of researchers is undertaking a project that could pave the way for the mainstream adoption of using digital technologies to remotely inspect construction sites – a move that could underpin a quicker and more efficient sector in Scotland.

Published 19 May 2021