A local initiative led by housing provider Thenue Housing is encouraging people in Cranhill, Glasgow to grow their own food and become more energy-efficient.
John Swinney MSP Deputy first minister John Swinney has written a letter expressing his concerns over planned UK government cuts to tax credits.
The Scottish Government's Commission on Local Tax Reform has appealed to the public and interested organisations to submit evidence on the future of local government funding. The commission is expected to report to the government and local government body COSLA in Autumn, ahead of next year’s Scot
Margaret Burgess with representatives from Irvine Housing Association Scotland’s most vulnerable households will receive help to make their homes cheaper to heat following a £103 million investment to tackle fuel poverty.
Alex Neil The Scottish Government is to publish a plan to support the delivery of new homes as new figures revealed the average time to process major housing developments was at its slowest yet.
Fergus Ewing New legislation comes into force today which the Scottish Government believes will introduce one of the most modern systems of debt advice and debt management in the world.
A new tax which changes the way people pay duty on house purchases has come into effect in Scotland today. The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) replaces UK stamp duty under new devolved powers contained in the Scotland Act 2012.
Margaret Burgess The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into a reform of the laws in the private rented sector which it hopes will remove the fear of eviction and help tenants to assert their rights.
Alex Neil Projects as diverse as money advice, healthy eating clubs and grow your own gardens will receive funding to tackle poverty and inequalities.
Shona Robison The Scottish Government has announced a two-year additional funding package of £200 million to support the implementation of health and social care integration.