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The regeneration of the Gallowgate has taken a huge step forward as work has started on 143 new GHA homes in the area. The new development marks the second phase of the Gallowgate new-build programme and will be made up of 115 homes for social rent and 28 for mid-market rent.

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The latest homelessness statistics from the Scottish Government show that, on average, a household in Scotland "became homeless every 19 minutes" last year, Shelter Scotland has said. Scottish councils received around 34,100 applications for homelessness assistance during 2016/17, 2% lower than in t

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Jen Paice Thousands of deposits worth a total of £2.4 million have not been claimed back following the end of private tenancies in Scotland, according to new Scottish Government figures.

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Scottish council house tenants continue to pay less per week than their counterparts in England and in Wales, new figures from Scotland's Chief Statistician show. Tenants paid an average of £66 per week to rent their homes, compared to £86 per week in England and £76 per week in Wales.

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Scotland is storming ahead of the rest of the UK in building new homes, according to new figures from the Scottish Government. SNP Housing Minister Kevin Stewart confirmed that the rate of housebuilding in Scotland last year outstripped figures for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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With the Scottish Government announcing that it will not meet its fuel poverty target, there have been a number of recommendations for a different approach to be taken when tackling this issue. Sean McLaughlin, managing director of Matilda’s Planet, said: “The admission that the Scottish Governm

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Kevin Stewart The number of homelessness applications and the amount of people assessed as homeless in Scotland has reduced during 2015/16, according to a publication today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

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The Planning Board of East Dunbartonshire Council has reiterated its call for a planning inquiry to be held to determine an appeal against refused permission to build 140 homes on greenbelt near Torrance. The council has spoken out against the Scottish Government's decision to call in the appeal by

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Cllr Soryia Siddique Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with some of the people who attend Dunedin Canmore’s Digital Skills for All class First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was welcomed by tenants and staff at Dunedin Canmore this week as she saw for herself how a digital inclusion project is increasing job prospects for loca

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