Port of Leith Housing Association



Port of Leith Housing Association to receive Investors in Diversity Standard

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been recognised by the National Centre for Diversity for its ongoing commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace.

Published 24 July 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association chief executive to retire next year

Keith Anderson, chief executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, has announced his intention to retire after leading the organisation for 11 years.

Published 18 July 2019

PoLHA recognised as UK leader in equality and diversity

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been recognised by the National Centre for Diversity for its continued investment in equal opportunities.

Published 16 April 2019

New street brings more affordable homes to Edinburgh

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has handed over the keys to 23 homes for social rent in Edinburgh’s vibrant neighbourhood of Abbeyhill.

Published 3 April 2019

New independent housing alliance launches in Edinburgh

Eight housing associations and co-operatives in Edinburgh have established a new alliance to share skills, experience and resources which will allow them to deliver an enhanced service to their customers and the wider community.

Published 25 March 2019

Video: Celebrating the women of Port of Leith Housing Association

A group of women working at Port of Leith Housing Association are celebrating International Women’s Day by sharing their experiences of the workplace and reflecting on gender equality.

Published 8 March 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association named one of best companies to work for in Scotland

Hot on the heels of placing 42nd in the Sunday Times’ 100 Best UK Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For List, Port of Leith Housing Association has received two additional accolades.

Published 5 March 2019

Scottish housing associations among UK’s best places to work

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and Fife Housing Group have been named in The Sunday Times’ 100 Best UK Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2019.

Published 22 February 2019

Affordable homes approved as part of Leith waterfront flats plan

Plans to build four blocks of flats on a derelict site on Leith waterfront, one of which will be entirely made up of affordable housing, have been given the green light.

Published 17 December 2018

Two major milestones for sheltered housing in Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association is celebrating landmark anniversaries of not one but two sheltered housing developments which have played a big part of life in Leith for 25 years and 30 years respectively.

Published 11 December 2018

Christmas comes early with 43 new affordable homes in Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association and Persevere Developments are celebrating the official opening of 43 homes for mid market rent at the Ten Brunswick Road development built by CALA Homes (East).

Published 30 November 2018

Leith outdoor art project wins equality & diversity award

Quay Community Improvements and Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) have won the Best Practice in Equality and Diversity Award at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service Scotland National Good Practice Awards 2018.

Published 21 November 2018

Major development underway at Leith waterfront

Work on a residential transformation of long-term disused land at a prominent section of Leith’s waterfront is now underway.

Published 20 November 2018

Further recognition for affordable homes at Leith Fort

Having already won a string of awards including the coveted Saltire Medal at the Saltire Housing Design Awards, Leith Fort has been named Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the Herald Property Awards for Scotland.

Published 1 October 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association opens its doors on Scottish Housing Day

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) opened its doors on September 19 to celebrate Scottish Housing Day, inviting its tenants along to find out more about how the organisation is run.

Published 20 September 2018