Perth and Kinross Housing and communities convenor Councillor Bob Brawn and Hillcrest chair Alan Russell made a Scottish Housing Day visit to a small development of four Hillcrest homes being delivered in Alyth, which are set to drive carbon emissions to new lows for affordable housing. Work started
The efforts being made to improve energy efficiency in Aberdeenshire Council's housing stock are being highlighted as Scottish Housing Day was marked across the country yesterday. Scottish Housing Day, now in its sixth year, explores challenges and achievements across the housing sector, with this y
The Scottish Housing Day partners have commissioned research with the support of Aico to find out more about public awareness and attitudes towards housing and the climate emergency in Scotland. Scottish Housing Day is an annual event aimed at encouraging discussion on a particular challenge or
Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary Persevere Developments Ltd (PDL) are marking Scottish Housing Day 2021 by celebrating the opening of 104 affordable homes on Edinburgh’s waterfront. The properties at Heron Place, Heron View, Heron Lane and Hesperus Crossway are situ
With Scottish Housing Day's focus on housing and the climate emergency, Kingdom Housing Association has taken time to reflect on its own low carbon journey, whilst also considering its role as part of a sector committed to tackling climate change.
Osprey Housing is marking Scottish Housing Day by launching a new initiative to encourage tenants, staff, and the wider community to stop and think before always buying new. Osprey sustainability officer Jane McWhirr, who is leading the campaign, said: "This year’s Scottish Housing Day has 'ho
For Scottish Housing Day 2021, River Clyde Homes has announced the successful installation of environmentally friendly heating technology. Back in 2018, the Inverclyde-based housing association completed the installation of one of the first Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) to serve a social rented towe
Midlothian Council's head of development - place Fiona Clandillon argues that the commercial and public sectors need to be brought into greater alignment to ensure emission standards are raised across all homes in Scotland. Commercial housebuilders have been essential partners in delivering Sco
In recognition of Scottish Housing Day today, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Kingdom Housing Association have confirmed that work has started and is progressing well to deliver 29 affordable homes and apartments for social rent on land off Aberdour Road in Dunfermline. This parcel of land within Ta
Kingdom chief executive Bill Banks details how the group has been meeting the climate challenge head-on through its Sustainability Policy and beyond. The theme of this year's Scottish Housing Day is Housing and the Climate Emergency.
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) is working with Changeworks and Collective Architecture to deliver a zero carbon event in support of Scottish Housing Day as it publishes a report on the progress made by the social housing sector to meet the first EESSH target of December 2020.
South Lanarkshire Council has marked Scottish Housing Day by highlighting that all its new homes are built to meet high sustainability standards for energy efficiency, insulation and supporting renewable energy sources.
Kevin Reid, chief executive of the Cruden Group, gives a commentary on the Housing and Climate Emergency theme of Scottish Housing Day. In the 2018-2019 financial year more new homes were built in Scotland than at any time since the crash of 2008. Covid put the brakes on activity levels and alt