Scape Group

Repair and maintenance of housing falls by £451m in Scotland as housing stock increases

Scotland has seen a real term per property decrease in repair and maintenance work of £313 since 1997, according to new research by Scape Group.

Published 28 August 2019

Blog: Meeting affordable housing need through modern methods of construction

Scape Group chief executive, Mark Robinson, on the Scottish Government’s fresh investment into affordable housing and the barriers needed to overcome for delivery.

Published 19 December 2018

Three-quarters of Scots think there is a shortage of homes for social rent

New research has revealed that three-quarters of Scottish adults believe there is a shortage of homes for social rent, with modern construction methods tipped to offer solutions to the challenges.

Published 13 December 2018

England: Councils want to build 18 times more homes than current projections

The average local authority in England would like to build 1,800 homes for social rent every year, 18 times more than they currently expect to develop, according to new research.

Published 5 November 2018

Proposals for 700 homes to be considered by Edinburgh councillors

A proposal to redevelop Muirhouse Shopping Centre and surrounding area to create a new civic centre within the Pennywell and Muirhouse area of the capital is being considered by the City of Edinburgh Council next week.

Published 21 October 2016