Loreburn Housing Association



McGill secures fire safety contracts worth up to £4m

Building services contractor McGill has won a £400,000 contract and been appointed to a £3.6 million framework to deliver upgrades to fire alarms.

Published 6 May 2020

Loreburn Housing Association provides free books to children

Children across Dumfries and Galloway are set to receive a free book each month until their fifth birthday as a result of Loreburn Housing Association signing up to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

Published 29 April 2020

Loreburn Housing Association looks out for vulnerable customers needing to self-isolate

Loreburn Housing Association has taken steps to identify tenants over 70 and those who might be more vulnerable in the current COVID-19 circumstances.

Published 6 April 2020

Loreburn opens new £6.3m housing development in Dumfries with dementia-friendly bungalows

The first residents have moved into a new development of 42 homes at College Mains, Dumfries following a £6.3 million investment programme by Loreburn Housing Association (LHA).

Published 9 January 2020

Loreburn Housing Association named Employer of the Year at Women in Housing Awards

Loreburn Housing Association has won the Employer of the Year title at the Women in Housing Awards.

Published 15 October 2019

Loreburn Housing Association nominated for award celebrating outstanding women

Loreburn Housing Association is the only Scottish nominee for a UK-wide award celebrating outstanding women in housing.

Published 27 September 2019

SFHA hosts new website resource to create housing solutions through technology

A national Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Ready programme is being funded by the Scottish Government’s TEC Programme and hosted by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 13 November 2018

Microsoft CEO praises falls prevention technology adopted by Loreburn Housing Association

A pioneering new technology that’s being used by Loreburn Housing Association to prevent falls in elderly residents has been praised by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Published 6 November 2018

Business minister meets local employers to discuss innovative Youth Foyer in Stranraer

Loreburn Housing Association has welcomed Jamie Hepburn, minister for business, fair work and skills, to Stranraer to discuss its innovative Youth Foyer which represents a significant and innovative opportunity to improve the lives of young people in the area.

Published 23 July 2018

Blog: Putting employees at the heart of your business can reap huge rewards

Loreburn Housing Association chief executive, Lorraine Usher, on putting employees at the heart of the business.

Published 11 July 2018

Loreburn Housing Association adopts pioneering new technology to help prevent falls in older residents

Dumfries and Galloway-based Loreburn Housing Association has become the first social landlord in Scotland to adopt new wearable technology that predicts the potential risk of falling for its sheltered housing customers.

Published 11 May 2018

Loreburn Housing Association named Best Charity Employer for second year running

Dumfries and Galloway social landlord Loreburn Housing Association has been named Best Charity Employer at a major national recruitment awards for the second year in a row.

Published 24 April 2018

Q&A with Lorraine Usher, chief executive at Loreburn Housing Association

Loreburn Housing Association chief executive, Lorraine Usher, reveals her career highlights and her commitment to champion, encourage and support young women to thrive in housing.

Published 8 March 2018

Loreburn Housing Association given green light for Stranraer dementia facility and youth foyer

Loreburn Housing Association has been given the go-ahead by Dumfries and Galloway Council to build dementia-friendly housing alongside an innovative ‘Youth Foyer’ on the site of the former Garrick Hospital in Stranraer.

Published 15 January 2018

New ‘Loreburn Lettings’ system offers more choice and easier access to social housing in Dumfries and Galloway

People looking for social housing in Dumfries and Galloway will now benefit from greater choice and easier access, thanks to the launch of Loreburn Housing Association’s new choice-based lettings system.

Published 24 November 2017