Homes For Scotland

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Twenty-one of Scotland’s senior policy-shapers and key building experts, academics, and commentators were welcomed to a roundtable in Edinburgh earlier this year to debate: “What Kind of a Britain are we Building: Scotland?” The event was hosted by Niall Trafford, CEO of BRE a

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The managing director of CALA Homes (North) has been appointed to the board of Homes for Scotland. Mike Naysmith, who brings more than 20 years of property and construction experience to the role, will help the organisation support more than 200 companies involved in growing Scotland’s housebu

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Homes for Scotland chair Ken Gillespie has been named on an independent commission to advise on a 30-year strategy for infrastructure investment. The Infrastructure Commission, chaired by Ian Russell CBE, will provide independent, informed advice on the vision, ambition and priorities for infrastruc

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More homes need to be built on small sites and myths surrounding landbanking by housebuilders busted if the 80,000 homes deficit that has arisen over the last decade is to be addressed, MSPs will hear today. Industry trade body Homes for Scotland said there has been a near 40% reduction in the amoun

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Housebuiler industry body Homes for Scotland has called for a “more meaningful and inclusive” approach to analysing the country’s planning performance. Director of planning Tammy Swift-Adams has questioned the focus of official planning performance statistics, the latest of which r

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart has welcomed new figures which reveal a 21% rise in the number of affordable homes delivered in Scotland during the last year. Official statistics released yesterday found that 8,767 affordable homes were delivered for the year to September 2018, a 21% increase on the

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Proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions have failed to pass a key stage of the parliamentary legislative process. MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee voted against a series of amendments to the Scottish Government’s

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Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn and HFS chief executive Nicola Barclay announce a new charity partnership which will see members of the HFS team sleep out in Princes Street Gardens Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced its support of the work undertaken to end homelessness thro

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Scottish Greens have welcomed changes to the Scottish Government’s planning bill which they say will help tackle Scotland’s housing crisis by making land for housebuilding more affordable, however housebuilders have called the measures “premature”. Housing spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP said

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The Scottish Government is on track to meet its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes over the duration of this Parliament, according to statistics in two newly published reports. Figures in the Housing Statistics Annual Key Trends report show an increase of 745 homes (4%) across all sectors,

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Political parties must reverse cuts to local authority budgets and understand the barriers which are preventing housing delivery if they are to fully address Scotland’s housing demand, according to Homes for Scotland. On a visit to Parkhead Housing Association yesterday, Scottish Labour leader Ric

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