Melville Housing Association

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

Melville Housing celebrates Living Wage award

Melville Housing Association is celebrating achieving Living Wage status following official recognition by the Living Wage Foundation.

Published 16 May 2018

Air source heating for Melville homes in Forth

Melville Housing Association tenants in the South Lanarkshire town of Forth are set for a major boost to their home heating with the fitting of eco-friendly air source heat pumps, replacing their old, inefficient systems.

Published 30 April 2018

Melville to deliver £2.7m worth of home upgrades over coming year

More than 250 Melville Housing Association households are to receive new kitchens over the next 12 months as part of a major £2.7 million investment programme, one of the largest upgrades to tenants’ homes in recent years.

Published 6 March 2018

Melville Housing Association to boost Midlothian economy with plans for 20 new affordable homes

A £2.5 million housing deal has been agreed to transform a brownfield site in Mayfield which has been derelict for more than two years.

Published 15 December 2017

Melville COO among new Board appointments at Zero Waste Scotland

Circular economy body Zero Waste Scotland has named Morag MacDonald as a new non-executive director as it announced a number of new appointments and reappointments to its Board.

Published 14 December 2017

Melville delivers first RSL Zero Waste workshop

With ambitious Scotland-wide targets for house building and energy efficiency high on the national agenda, Melville Housing Association has taken a step towards a greener housing future by becoming the first Registered Social Landlord (RSL) to deliver a Zero Waste Scotland workshop for construction partners.

Published 16 November 2017

Melville tenants £700k better off thanks to award-winning welfare service

Tenants of Melville Housing Association are better off to the tune of nearly £700,000 thanks to the hard work of an award-winning Welfare Benefits Advice service.

Published 15 November 2017

Work starts on 21 new Midlothian affordable homes for Melville

Melville Housing Association is to deliver 21 high-quality affordable homes thanks to a £2.8 million deal with homebuilder Taylor Wimpey East Scotland.

Published 28 September 2017

Melville chairman stands down as last remaining member of original steering group departs

It was a night for goodbyes and new beginnings at Melville Housing Association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) with two long-standing members among the five standing down, and seven new members coming on board.

Published 22 September 2017

Melville Housing's Corn Exchange redevelopment wins prestigious national award

The Dalkeith Corn Exchange, recently renovated and reopened by Melville Housing Association, has won a prestigious award from the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS).

Published 13 July 2017