Housing Options Scotland



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