Port of Leith Housing Association

Leith Fort affordable housing work started

An ambitious project to build a new community of affordable homes in Leith is now underway.

Published 1 December 2015

St Nicholas Court residents’ book goes down with a cuppa

A book comprising a commemorative tea set designed by Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) St Nicholas Court residents was launched this week by Edinburgh-based best-selling author Millie Gray.

Published 6 November 2015

Young people graduate from PoLHA training programme

Thirty three young people from across Edinburgh have completed an 18 week training programme, with 18 going straight into employment, apprenticeship or further education following their training.

Published 4 November 2015

PoLCATs pounce at Older People event

A group of volunteers from Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) were in attendance at last week’s Older People event at Meadowbank Sports Centre, which saw over 400 people attend.

Published 9 October 2015

PoLHA raises nearly £1600 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has raised £1580 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Published 30 September 2015

PoLHA welcomes new board members and vice chair

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA), which celebrated its 40th anniversary this month, has appointed two new board members and a vice chair.

Published 30 September 2015

Port of Leith Housing Association is 40 years young

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) reached its 40th anniversary last week and held a celebration at Hibs stadium which was attended by 150 guests including staff, tenants, partners and contractors.

Published 9 September 2015

Port of Leith HA residents take to gardening

Seven residents at a Port of Leith Housing Association development have taken to growing their own fruit and vegetables, thanks to a scheme run by the housing provider.

Published 20 August 2015

Barratt Homes to deliver affordable homes across the capital

Barratt Homes has unveiled plans to deliver 96 affordable homes at three housing developments across Edinburgh, which are collectively worth in excess of £10 million.

Published 21 July 2015

Social landlords launch non-profit energy company

A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling heat and power to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020.

Published 16 July 2015

PoLHA training programme receives over £200,000 funding

Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) training programme for young people Training Opportunities in Lothian (TOiL) has secured over £200,000 funding which will allow it to expand its services into East Lothian.

Published 19 June 2015

PoLHA in £55m deal to build nearly 500 homes by 2020

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) is investing £55 million to build nearly 500 additional new homes in north Edinburgh area by 2020.

Published 8 May 2015

Housing associations team up to help people find a job

A course that uses the game of Rugby to teach participants crucial life lessons and core values is helping unemployed people find work in two of Scotland’s largest cities.

Published 25 March 2015