With energy bills set to rise in April, housing associations and co-operatives are providing essential support to tenants struggling with bills thanks to the Scottish Government’s £2.4 million Social Housing Fuel Support Fund.
A total of 27 new homes for social rent developed by Kingdom Housing Association have been handed over to Ore Valley Housing Association at Hugh Place in Lochgelly. For many years now Kingdom Housing Association has been working with partner housing associations to deliver an ‘Alliance’
A revised agreement has been signed by Fife Council and the Fife Housing Association Alliance (FHAA) regarding the delivery of the Fife Affordable Housing Programme. Committing the partners to adopt a collaborative approach to work with private developers to deliver the Section 75 Agreement for
A partnership of Fife-based housing associations has launched the Fife Voices Housing Advocacy Project, a collaborative initiative designed to provide additional support to vulnerable tenants, promote tenancy sustainment and prevent homelessness within Fife. The project has been largely funded throu
Eleven housing association projects have received funding from the Scottish Government’s £1.5 million Homelessness Prevention Fund to support projects that contribute to reducing child poverty and preventing homelessness.
Fife-based housing associations Kingdom and Ore Valley have a long successful track record of working collaboratively and are in discussions about how they can further develop their partnership relationship. Tenants from both Associations celebrated St Andrew’s Day in style at Kingdom’s
Ore Valley Housing Association has updated its tenant portal and website to offer tenants a one-stop place to organise and access all tenancy related services. The Association’s new 'My Home' tenant portal has been fully integrated into an improved website and is designed to make life ea
CIH Scotland has confirmed the appointment of Gavin Smith to the Scotland board. Currently a service manager at Fife Council with responsibility for homelessness, housing access and service commissioning arrangements, Gavin has worked in various roles in a number of different housing policy areas fo
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. £500,000 is available for social housing providers and third sector organisa
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. The Plugged-in Households Grant Fund will support the associations to procure the services of car clubs.
Andrew Saunders, CEO at Ore Valley Housing Association, with the award A community wind turbine project established by Ore Valley Housing Association has won a major prize in the Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards 2018.
Some of Fife’s finest were treated to a fun-filled afternoon last week as the Fife Housing Association Alliance hosted a free afternoon tea for their older tenants. In an effort to help tackle the loneliness and isolation often experienced by our senior citizens, tenants of Fife Housing Group, Kin
(from left) Business development manager Nick Clark, Board chair Susan McDonald and CEO Andrew Saunders with the new Renault Zoe electric car and charging points at the Ore Valley Business Centre Ore Valley Group has contributed to the current global push towards more sustainable greener transport w