Port of Leith Housing Association



Port of Leith Housing Association secures £35m for new housing

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has secured a new £35 million private funding facility to support its plans to build over 480 homes for social and mid-market rent in Leith and North Edinburgh by 2020.

Published 24 August 2016

PoLHA summer fayres raise over £2,000

Two of Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) sheltered housing complexes have raised over £2,000 at their summer fayres.

Published 15 August 2016

Crystal clear communication recognised at PoLHA

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been awarded two Crystal Marks on behalf of the Plain English Campaign for its Customer Engagement and Antisocial Behaviour leaflets.

Published 7 July 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association recognised by Scottish Awards for Business Excellence

Port of Leith Housing Association has been awarded with a 4 star Recognised for Excellence award and a Good Practice award: Harnessing Creativity and Innovation by Quality Scotland at this year’s Scottish Awards for Business Excellence, which took place on Friday at the EICC.

Published 29 June 2016

PoLHA to build new homes in Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Ltd is offering more people the opportunity to live in Leith as it gets set to work on building more new affordable homes this year.

Published 8 June 2016

Eviction threats lifted as charity decides against selling Leith homes

Tenants in Leith who were facing eviction after a charitable trust put their homes up for sale have been given a reprieve.

Published 26 May 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association launches new social enterprise

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has unveiled plans to launch a new social enterprise within its group.

Published 19 April 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association challenges election candidates

The largest social landlord in Leith has challenged local election candidates to sign up to its vision for the north of Edinburgh.

Published 8 April 2016

Government unveils £50m package to boost housebuilding

A new £50 million infrastructure fund which aims to speed up the construction of thousands of new affordable and private homes has been unveiled by the Scottish Government.

Published 29 February 2016

CCG begins work on Leith Fort affordable homes

Work has started on a new affordable housing project located in Leith.

Published 15 February 2016

Memories of Leith brought to life at Hermitage Court

As part of an inter-generational project, residents from Port of Leith Housing Association’s Hermitage Court sheltered housing complex and pupils from Leith Academy were treated to a reading of a play presented by Citadel Arts Group.

Published 9 February 2016

Agreement signed to deliver 16,000 new affordable homes in Edinburgh over next decade

Edinburgh is set for a major housing boost after the council’s ambitious plan to build thousands of new homes was matched by six partner housing associations.

Published 29 January 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association opens new development of over 40 homes

The latest development by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Limited (PDL) was officially opened by Malcolm Chisholm MSP this week.

Published 14 January 2016

PoLHA in discussions to save Leith tenants from eviction

Tenants facing eviction from Leith homes belonging to the Agnes Hunter Trust could be allowed to remain in their homes thanks to Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA).

Published 8 December 2015

PoLHA celebrates 40th anniversary with short film

As part of Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) 40th anniversary, the Association has released a short film looking at the impact it has made in the local community over the past four decades.

Published 2 December 2015