Positive Action in Housing
Positive Action in Housing has been awarded more than £30,000 of funding from the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust to carry out its education programme for those from refugee, new migrant and other BAME communities facing barriers to living in the private rented sector (PRS).
Published 31 January 2020
Energy Saving Trust has today announced over £4.2 million has been awarded to 30 charities across England, Scotland and Wales in the latest round of the Energy Redress Scheme.
Published 16 January 2020
Refugee and migrant homelessness charity Positive Action in Housing has launched an appeal to raise £10,000 by Christmas Day.
Published 16 December 2019
Glasgow City Mission has confirmed it is continuing to plan for the opening of the city’s Winter Night Shelter on December 1 after politely declining an offer for funding to open a week early.
Published 21 November 2019
Scotland’s highest civil court has found that lock-change evictions of asylum seekers without court orders are lawful in a judgment whose implications are "deeply concerning".
Published 14 November 2019
Positive Action in Housing (PAIH) has said that Serco may carry out lock change evictions today.
Published 31 October 2019
Securing support and accommodation for thousands of refugees and campaigning against lock-change evictions by Serco are among the achievements of Positive Action in Housing over the last year.
Published 28 October 2019
Asylum seekers facing eviction proceedings in Glasgow have been given a temporary reprieve by a court.
Published 30 September 2019
Glasgow law centres, advice agencies and charities have come together to prevent the eviction of Glasgow asylum seekers.
Published 16 July 2019
Glasgow Sheriff Court has granted court orders preventing Serco from evicting five asylum seekers by lock change until the next hearing.
Published 4 July 2019
Scotland’s tenants’ union Living Rent has called for “mass public resistance” to stop the 300 lock changes to be rolled out by Serco in Glasgow.
Published 18 June 2019
Private housing provider Serco has announced it will resume lock change evictions against asylum seekers in Glasgow next week.
Published 13 June 2019
A legal bid to stop the eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow will return to the courts after Govan Law Centre (GLC) confirmed it will appeal last month's Court of Session decision that the lock changes were not unlawful.
Published 2 May 2019
Campaigners have raised fears over a fresh wave of asylum seeker evictions after a legal bid to prevent failed asylum seekers being evicted without a court order was dismissed by Scotland’s highest court.
Published 15 April 2019
The private housing provider at the centre of controversy over its plans to evict hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow has lost its asylum accommodation contract for Scotland.
Published 9 January 2019