LAR Housing Trust



Ann Leslie: The unintended consequences of government’s eviction policy proposals

LAR Housing Trust chief executive Ann Leslie gives her thoughts on the ongoing debate surrounding evictions.

Published 21 August 2020

LAR amends Aberdeen development design following tenant feedback

Aberdeen-based tenants of housing charity LAR have been given the opportunity to influence the design of a new development.

Published 26 May 2020

LAR leads the way in loan funding model

Housing charity LAR has welcomed a debate that highlights the need for more organisations to copy its loan-funding model to develop good quality affordable rented accommodation in Scotland.

Published 6 May 2020

Clark Contracts appointed to LAR Housing Trust framework

LAR Housing Trust has appointed Clark Contracts to Lot 2 of its £20 million construction framework.

Published 30 March 2020

LAR lodges affordable homes plan to save Glasgow Green tenement

LAR Housing Trust has submitted plans to transform a fire damaged B-listed tenement building at Glasgow Green into 45 affordable flats.

Published 26 February 2020

LAR unveils successful bidders for £20m construction framework

LAR Housing Trust has completed a tendering process for its £20 million construction framework.

Published 21 February 2020

Aberdeen affordable homes plan recommended for refusal

Councillors have been asked to reject plans for 30 affordable homes in the west of Aberdeen.

Published 17 January 2020

LAR opens latest housing development in East Lothian

Housing charity LAR has officially opened its newest development and its seventh in East Lothian.

Published 17 December 2019

LAR Housing Trust opens its biggest-ever development

LAR Housing Trust has officially opened its biggest-ever development consisting of 64 mid-market rental flats in the East End of Glasgow.

Published 28 November 2019

Housing minister officially opens LAR's largest housing development to date

Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP officially opened LAR Housing Trust's biggest housing development to date as the charity earmarked Edinburgh as a key focus for future development.

Published 13 November 2019

LAR gets green light for East Lothian homes following appeal

LAR Housing Trust’s bid to deliver affordable homes on a site in East Lothian will go ahead after a Scottish Government Reporter dismissed the local authority’s planning refusal.

Published 2 October 2019

LAR Housing Trust appoints apprentice Lewis Yule as property manager

LAR Housing Trust is hailing modern apprentices a success after appointing its first apprentice, Lewis Yule, to the role of property manager.

Published 19 September 2019

LAR welcomes new tenants to East Lothian development

LAR Housing Trust has signed up the first tenants for its latest development in East Lothian as the waiting list for the area hits record numbers.

Published 11 July 2019

Affordable homes planned on outskirts of Aberdeen

LAR Housing Trust has teamed up with Carnoustie Links Development Ltd to lodge plans to build new affordable homes in Aberdeen.

Published 10 July 2019

LAR expands its services amid new staff factoring qualifications

LAR Housing Trust is to provide factoring services for future developments after key members of staff qualified as registered property managers.

Published 20 June 2019