Melville Housing Association



Melville’s £6m housing investment rewarded with record feedback

Melville Housing Association’s work to improve the appearance and energy efficiency of social housing in Midlothian has been rewarded with record feedback in a major survey of customers.

Published 4 June 2019

Electric car share funding for housing associations opens for second round

A second round of the Plugged-In Households Grant Fund has now opened, allowing more social housing providers, third sector and community organisations the chance to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs.

Published 3 June 2019

Melville staff raise grand total for bereavement charity

Staff from Melville Housing Association have gone the extra mile to raise £1,000 for a Lothians-based charity that supports children and young people struggling to cope with a bereavement.

Published 27 May 2019

Melville unveils Dalkeith’s first lifesaving 24/7 public defibrillator

Dalkeith’s first lifesaving defibrillator for public use in an emergency has been officially unveiled, thanks to a partnership between Melville Housing Association and Dalkeith and District Community Council (DCC).

Published 21 May 2019

Minister opens landmark Midlothian affordable housing development

A landmark affordable housing development in the Midlothian town of Penicuik has been officially opened by Kevin Stewart, minister for local government, housing and planning.

Published 9 May 2019

Melville to deliver £2.4m in home upgrades over coming year

New kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems and replacement roofs are to be fitted in Melville Housing Association homes over the next 12 months thanks to investment of almost £2.4 million.

Published 2 April 2019

Housing associations receive funding for electric car share schemes

Eight housing associations are to share a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government towards electric hire car clubs to allow people to rent low-emission vehicles.

Published 21 March 2019

2000th home marks major milestone for Melville

Melville Housing Association is celebrating a major milestone with stock numbers passing 2,000 for the first time in more than 20 years.

Published 5 February 2019

Groundworks begin at 544-home project in Penicuik

Essential enabling works are now under way at a recently-approved housing development in Midlothian.

Published 31 January 2019

Melville Board member celebrates 40 years in nursing

As part of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS, Melville Housing Association Board member Emily Kasiera has been recognised for her 40 years in nursing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Published 18 January 2019

Struggling Melville tenants better off by £762k thanks to award-winning advice service

Melville Housing Association’s award-winning welfare benefits advice service is celebrating another hugely successful year during which it helped struggling tenants access over three quarters of a million pounds while achieving the Scottish National Standard for Information and Advice Providers for a third time.

Published 25 September 2018

Housing minister opens Melville’s first Bonnyrigg homes

Kevin Stewart, minister for local government, housing and planning, has officially opened a new affordable housing development in Bonnyrigg recently completed for Melville Housing Association.

Published 19 September 2018

Over 730 Melville homes now warmer thanks to £6m energy efficiency project

A £6 million energy efficiency programme delivered by Melville Housing Association has resulted in 736 homes across Midlothian and South Lanarkshire being significantly warmer and cheaper to live in.

Published 12 July 2018

Housebuilder hands 14 sets of keys to Melville Housing Association

CALA Homes (East) has constructed 14 new high quality affordable homes which have been seamlessly incorporated into a popular Midlothian housing development.

Published 7 June 2018

Melville tops £2k fundraising target for Midlothian youth charity

Staff at Melville Housing Association have once again stepped up to the plate and topped their fundraising target for the year, raising a fantastic £2,230 for Y2K, the Mayfield-based youth charity.

Published 31 May 2018