Housing Options Scotland

Housing Options Scotland hosts special afternoon tea with Nancy Birtwhistle

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 to host GBBO winner for afternoon tea

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

£1.6m funding boost for homelessness and housing projects

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

Event celebrates 20 years of Housing Options Scotland

Housing Options Scotland (HOS) invited employees, clients, business partners and local stakeholders to a special anniversary lunch yesterday to celebrate 20 years of offering housing advice to disabled people, older people and veterans.

Published 28 November 2017

Housing Options Scotland celebrates 20th Anniversary

Housing Options Scotland (HOS) is to celebrate 20 years of offering housing advice to disabled people, older people and veterans with a commemorate lunch next week.

Published 23 November 2017

Link and Housing Options Scotland showcase partnership at Independent Living event

Link Group Ltd and Housing Options Scotland continued to work together to raise awareness of crucial housing options by participating in the Independent Living Scotland event, at Glasgow’s SEC last week.

Published 9 October 2017

Horizon publishes study into adapted social housing lettings

Horizon Housing Association has published a University of Stirling research report on a pilot study of effectiveness in letting adapted social housing.

Published 24 July 2017

Earlier planning and better coordination required to tackle armed forces’ housing challenges, new research says

The results of a study highlighting the housing advice, information and support pathways experienced by the armed forces community have been published by Housing Options Scotland (HOS).

Published 11 July 2017

Housing Options Scotland unveils 2017 summer tour

Following the success of Housing Options Scotland’s summer tour last year, the organisation will be hitting the road again to provide housing information and advice events for disabled people, older people, disabled veterans and those who support them.

Published 21 June 2017

Research grant for Horizon project into allocation of adapted social housing

Horizon Housing Association has been awarded a £92,500 grant for an 18 month research project into the allocation of adapted and accessibly designed social housing.

Published 29 May 2017

Housing brokerage can help younger adults with visual impairment find new homes

An evaluation of an innovative pilot housing brokerage service has found the initiative to be an effective method for assisting younger adults with visual impairment to find a new home.

Published 13 March 2017

Pilot evaluation for housing brokerage for younger adults with visual impairment

The findings of an innovative pilot housing brokerage service for younger adults with visual impairment will be launched next month by sight loss charity Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) and Housing Options Scotland (HOS).

Published 24 February 2017

Grants of £1.65m for projects which help homeless and vulnerable people

Organisations that work with homeless people and give housing support to vulnerable are to benefit from £1.65 million of Scottish Government grant funding.

Published 9 January 2017

Funeral announcement for housing consultant Norma Jones

Suddenly, but very peacefully, Norma Jones, housing consultant and former Edinburgh councillor, passed away on Saturday, 6th February, 2016, at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Published 19 February 2016