Homes for Scotland



SFHA welcomes housing progress but warns of threat of uncertainty

New statistics which revealed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new homes have been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 25 September 2019

Homes for Scotland report reveals the wider value created by house building

A new report commissioned by Homes for Scotland (HFS) has revealed the wider value created by building the homes Scotland requires.

Published 18 September 2019

Colin Kenneth Rae joins Springfield Properties as new non-executive director

Colin Kenneth Rae, director of Homes for Scotland, has joined Springfield Properties as a new non-executive director with immediate effect.

Published 18 September 2019

Tammy Swift-Adams: Life after the Planning Bill – moving from conflict to collaboration

The new Planning Bill gives Scotland just what it needs: a spur to replace conflict with collaboration.

Published 9 July 2019

Homes for Scotland airs concerns over sustainability of housing growth

Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has raised concern on whether the housing growth seen in Scotland in 2018 can be maintained in the longer-term.

Published 28 June 2019

Scottish Help to Buy figures ‘highlight potential for disparity’ with rest of UK

News of the success of the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy shared equity scheme has been welcomed by Homes for Scotland (HFS) but the trade body has emphasised the importance of maintaining a level playing field across the border.

Published 19 June 2019

Large affordable homes increases put government on track to hit target by 2021

The Scottish Government is on track to hit its ambitious target of 50,000 affordable homes by 2021 after new figures revealed a large increase in the total number of affordable and social rented homes.

Published 12 June 2019

Homes for Scotland launches brand refresh to reflect call to action

A refreshed brand has been unveiled by Homes for Scotland which the trade body said reflects the overarching purpose of its new five-year strategy and the organisation’s clear call to action of delivering more homes for Scotland.

Published 7 June 2019

Tammy Swift-Adams: Beyond the Planning Bill – planning for housing delivery

Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning at Homes for Scotland, outlines why Scotland’s housing crisis should be a ‘call to arms’ to everyone who has a role to play in building more homes.

Published 29 May 2019

Dargavel Village secures prestigious awards double

Stewart Milne Homes’ Dargavel Village development in Renfrewshire has been recognised with both an ‘Excellence in Planning’ award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Homes for Scotland ‘Large Private Development of the Year’ accolade.

Published 28 May 2019

Anderston transformation sees Sanctuary triumph at Homes for Scotland Awards

Sanctuary is celebrating after its regeneration of Glasgow’s Anderston received further recognition as Homes for Scotland’s affordable housing development of the year.

Published 22 May 2019

CALA crowned Home Builder of the Year at Homes for Scotland awards

CALA Homes is celebrating its recognition as Home Builder of the Year following the prestigious win at trade body Homes for Scotland’s (HFS) annual awards held in Edinburgh on Friday.

Published 21 May 2019

Home builders reflect on ‘humbling’ Kenya house build

An 18-strong team led by industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) have returned from building a home for a vulnerable 84-year old widow and her orphaned grandchildren in Kenya, raising £40,000 in the process to support the work of charity Habitat for Humanity.

Published 8 May 2019

Collaborative workshops launched to explore offsite construction of affordable homes

The first of a series of collaborative workshops to explore ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes has been launched at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) by housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 3 May 2019

New director of policy named at Homes for Scotland

Homes for Scotland (HFS) has appointed Fionna Kell to the position of director of policy.

Published 30 April 2019