Housing Options Scotland
Professor Isobel Anderson: Inappropriate housing causing disabled people physical and emotional distress
The Match Me research project explores the effectiveness of allocations and lettings practice for accessible and adapted social housing in Scotland. Here, Professor Isobel Anderson from the University of Stirling discusses findings from the project’s final report, together with recommendations for policymakers and practitioners.
Published 22 August 2019
Lack of suitable housing has detrimental impact on mental health of disabled home-seekers, report finds
Disabled home-seekers are experiencing significant emotional distress due to a lack of suitable housing, according to leading housing experts.
Published 21 August 2019
Are you a professional working in the third sector? Looking to volunteer? Housing Options Scotland needs you!
Published 9 July 2019
Housing Options Scotland has announced the appointment of a new role within the organisation thanks to funding from the Bank of Scotland Foundation.
Published 21 May 2019
Housing Options Scotland is to tour the country to give information, advice and support to older and disabled people about their housing options.
Published 14 March 2019
Two of Scotland’s leading charities Age Scotland and Housing Options Scotland have teamed up to launch housing advice guide for veterans in Scotland.
Published 8 February 2019
Housing Options Scotland has announced the passing of its former colleague and friend Dr Christine Robinson.
Published 6 February 2019
Published 3 October 2018
Housing Options Scotland is celebrating a successful bid for funding from Nationwide Building Society to help older people in Scotland to live independently for longer.
Published 12 September 2018
Housing advice charity Housing Options Scotland has hired a new housing options broker following a £50,000 funding boost from Nationwide Building Society.
Published 10 September 2018
Starting in just one week, Housing Options Scotland will be holding free drop in events all over the country to give housing information, advice and support to disabled people, older people, disabled veterans and those who support them, and there might be an event coming to a town near you.
Published 10 July 2018
Nancy Birtwhistle, the winner of the Great British Bake Off 2014, has regaled 50 lucky cake lovers to join her at a fundraising event held by Housing Options Scotland (HOS) at Cromlix Hotel on 29th May 2018.
Published 30 May 2018
Housing Options Scotland will host Nancy Birtwhistle, winner of season five of the BBC's Great British Bake Off, at a luxurious afternoon tea in May.
Published 23 February 2018
Grants totalling £1.6 million will fund innovative services aimed at tackling homelessness and improving housing, particularly for the most vulnerable.
Published 22 January 2018