Shelter Scotland

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Shelter Scotland has welcomed social housing veteran Jim Strang to its committee, where he will bring decades of experience to the charity’s ongoing fight for homes. Mr Strang has worked for more than 40 years in the housing sector and currently serves as the chair of Riverside Scotland.

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Street Legal, a partnership between Clan Childlaw and Shelter Scotland, has been successful in the highest civil court in Scotland in challenging the City of Edinburgh Council’s refusal to accept a homeless application from a family. The two organisations provide free legal help with housing a

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Empty homes officers throughout Scotland helped to bring more than 1,150 empty properties back into use last year, almost 70% of which had been empty for two years or longer. A new report published by the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership shows how the number of properties brought back into

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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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Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national project manager Shaheena Din appeared on the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast to outline the importance of having an Empty Homes Officer and empty homes strategy, podcast co-host Jimmy Black explains more.

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Nearly half of Scots have struggled to pay their housing costs, a survey carried out for Shelter Scotland has found. Overall, 48% of people surveyed said that they had, at some point, struggled to meet their housing payments. However, 57% of people with children in their household said they had expe

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Council leaders are being urged to commit to building safe and permanent social homes after a new report found there are 7,510 children currently living in temporary accommodation across Scotland. Shelter Scotland has accused councils of failing to provide enough affordable homes for long-term

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