Scottish Housing News Podcast

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Jimmy Black rounds up a lively discussion on the Scottish Housing News Podcast about tenant participation and how it has evolved since the pandemic. Who gets to have housing fun? Not the staff and not the board members at their very serious conferences. It’s the tenants who have the fun.

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Jimmy Black ponders rent freezes, inflation, land reform, housebuilding, planning and community buy-outs, all in one blog ... and notes a sterling lobbying effort from Homes for Scotland on National Planning Framework 4. Much has happened since Scottish Housing News published the recent podcast with

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Ahead of Homes for Scotland's Annual Conference 2022, Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay speak to the organisation's new CEO Jane Wood who is just three months into her new post. We discuss developer contributions and the recent Homes for Scotland research on the extent of affordable housing contributio

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Stephen Llewellyn grew up in a multi. He felt warm, safe and is happy to say that he had a great childhood there. Yet he is leading the demolition of 48 high rise blocks in North Lanarkshire. Stephen acknowledges the contradiction. Speaking on the Scottish Housing News podcast, he spoke with some pr

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Jack Rillie is the man charged with leading a new Alliance which aims to eradicate homelessness by 2030. According to Jack, if the same service providers are delivering the same services in 8 years time as they do at the moment then he'll have "monumentally failed" in his job. Only a few days into h

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Jack Rillie leads the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness, and he says, “if by 2030 … it’s the same service providers delivering the same services as in 2022 then I’ll have monumentally failed in my job.” It’s a dramatic statement and to get the full context you

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Abolishing mandatory evictions is the subject of the latest episode of the SHN podcast. Co-host Jimmy Black predicts dramatic change will result ... A cynic might think that decades of rent controls, different rent controls, no rent controls and better tenancies have made little difference …

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Last month a survey commissioned by Places for People Scotland revealed some of the stigmas that still surround social housing in Scotland. To discuss this in detail, Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black sit down with Places For People Scotland’s managing director Tom Norris who reveals the mixed re

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After sitting down with Places For People Scotland’s managing director Tom Norris for the Scottish Housing News Podcast to discuss the stigmas that still surround social housing in Scotland, Jimmy Black reveals how his experiences have shaped his outlook to this day.

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Jimmy Black attends the recent Holyrood launch of the Scottish Housing with Care Taskforce report and speaks to some of those in attendance including Paul McLennan MSP to get a range of views about Housing with Care and how Scotland can meet the challenge of housing an ageing population. Then Kieran

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