Homes For Scotland

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Leith Fort by CCG Scotland is among the contenders for Affordable Housing Development of the Year The shortlist for Scotland’s premier home building industry awards has been announced as Homes for Scotland prepares to celebrate the sector’s successes at the largest annual gathering of its kind.

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Nicola Barclay With seemingly perfect timing for International Women’s Day, Homes for Scotland chief executive Nicola Barclay recently addressed the annual dinner of the Association of Women in Property’s Central Scotland branch, which draws members from across the many different disciplines in

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Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners. Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, Jenny Hogan, deputy chief executive, Scot

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Homes for Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to extend the Help to Buy scheme to capitalise on new figures which revealed that the number of first-time buyers in Scotland is at the highest level for a decade. Data published by finance and banking industry trade body UK Finance showed the

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Much-needed new homes are being held up in the planning system because local authorities are increasing the expectations on developers to deliver infrastructure solutions such as new local schools, according to Homes for Scotland. In evidence provided to the Scottish Parliament’s education & s

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Critics of the Scottish Help to Buy scheme have called for the policy to be scrapped after an investigation revealed just three high volume housebuilders have received around £189 million in subsidised mortgages between them. Freedom of information (FOI) data obtained by investigatory journalism pl

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With the Chancellor yesterday announcing a raft of measures aimed at significantly increasing levels of home building and “reviving the British dream of home ownership”, Scotland’s home building industry vowed to continue to hold the Scottish Government to account to ensure those living north

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(from left) Pam Ewen, Ian Drummond, Mark McEwen, Nicola Barclay, Cllr Altany Craik, Gordon Nelson, John Mills and Hugh Hall Lochgelly, last year’s winner of Scotland’s Most Improved Town, was the venue of the 11th Fife House Builders Forum this week.

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Nicola Barclay Senior representatives from the home building industry, registered social landlords, local authorities and other housing stakeholder groups totalling 200 people met in Edinburgh last week to reflect on the tenth anniversary of the Scottish Government’s ‘Firm Foundations’ discuss

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A Build to Rent scheme currently being delivered in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced the launch of the UK’s first Rental Income Guarantee Scheme (RIGS) to support investment in private rented housing.

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