Shelter Scotland

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An open letter from Shelter Scotland demanding that First Minister Humza Yousaf declare a housing emergency and deliver an action plan to end it has attracted more than 10,000 signatures. The housing and homelessness charity presented the letter and the full list of signatories to the Scottish Gover

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The Scottish Government has been ignoring warnings on the severity of the housing emergency for more than a year, MSPs were told yesterday. Speaking at the meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s Social Justice and Social Security Committee, Shelter Scotland assistant director Gordon MacRae said

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Shelter Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to prioritise the needs of homeless children when it delivers its budget on Tuesday. Following the SFHA and Poverty Alliance’s calls for £700 million to be restored to the Affordable Housing Supply Programme, Shelter Scotland said minist

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has published a statement which updates its thematic report on homelessness services in Scotland that it published in February 2023. In February, the Regulator highlighted that some councils were finding it increasingly difficult to fully meet their statutory dut

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The latest episode of CaCHE and Housing Options Scotland’s 'Equality in Housing' podcast was recorded in front of a Live Audience at SCVO’s The Gathering event at the EICC in Edinburgh.

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Glasgow City Council has become the third local authority in Scotland to formally declare a housing emergency after it highlighted "unprecedented" pressures in relation to homelessness.

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Shelter Scotland has urged councillors in Glasgow to unite behind the declaration of a housing emergency today. The housing and homelessness charity has been leading the campaign for local authorities to declare a housing emergency and commit to delivering an action plan to tackle it.

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