Scottish Housing News Podcast

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Scottish Housing News Podcast co-host Jimmy Black rounds up a lively debate on the topic of housing affordability from the latest episode.

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Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national project manager Shaheena Din joins Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to discuss the number of empty homes in Scotland and outline why local authorities should have an Empty Homes Officer and empty homes strategy.

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Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay are joined by Kirsty McKechnie, early warning system project manager at the Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, and Aaron Hill, director of membership and policy at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, for a fascinating discussion on poverty and inequa

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This episode sees Simon Payne, category manager at Stirling Council, and Hugh Carr, head of strategic procurement at Scotland Excel, steer Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay through the world of public sector procurement and discuss how the current framework process helps alleviate much of the current

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Fresh from the 20th anniversary celebrations of the community buy out on the Isle of Gigha, Community Land Scotland chair Ailsa Raeburn joins Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to share the community’s successes, highlight the transformation of the island’s homes and discuss the parallels b

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Scottish Housing News Podcast co-host Jimmy Black shares his thoughts on the discussion with Community Land Scotland chair Ailsa Raeburn, the community buy out on the Isle of Gigha and the parallels with community-based housing associations. Folk singer Dougie McLean sings of the myst

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Shelter Scotland’s deputy director Gordon MacRae and Martin Gavin, improvement lead at Homeless Network Scotland, join Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to discuss the present homelessness situation in Scotland.

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For the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast, Jennifer Higgins, the managing director of Connect Modular, part of the Wee House Group, and Andy Kennedy, the project manager for the £13 million Hillcrest development at Dundee’s Victoria Dock, join Jimmy Black and Kieran Fi

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For the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast, Ann Leslie of Lar Housing Trust and Matthew Busher of Kingdom Group join co-hosts Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to talk all things mid-market rent (MMR). Find out the typical tenant demographics, funding structure and future expansion pl

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For the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast, co-hosts Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay are joined by Geraldine Begg, technology enabled care in housing lead at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, and Heather Dorling, the team manager of Loreburn Housing Association&r

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