Shelter Scotland

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Shelter Scotland has unveiled the appointment of Jackie Killeen as a trustee member of its committee. Jackie, who is currently the Scotland director of the British Council having held the same position at the Big Lottery Fund, brings a wealth of high-level experience in social policy and funding in

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Local government officers and others tackling the problem of empty homes across Scotland are meeting at the sell-out Scottish Empty Homes Partnership annual conference in Edinburgh today. It comes amid growing concern at the estimated 39,300 privately-owned homes which have been empty for six m

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A new code of guidance has been published to help guide local authorities in their duties to assist people who are threatened with or who are experiencing homelessness. The updated code also reflects best working practice in areas such as cooperation with other parts of local and national government

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Cruden Homes West has donated £1,000 to Shelter Scotland to support 'Housing as a Human Right'. This year's Scottish Housing Day on 18 September 2019 recognised the importance of establishing ‘Housing as a Human Right’.

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Sixteen finalists from Ayrshire to North Ronaldsay in Orkney have been shortlisted in the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards. A listed cottage near Stirling is shortlisted for the Best Before and After award

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Affordable home builder Swan Group has announced that Shelter Scotland will be its charity partner. The company has raised £5,000 as part of a recent fundraising drive for Shelter Scotland as part of the partnership.

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The total amount of rent arrears on all council properties in Scotland has increased by 14% in a year as the number of council tenants in arrears increased by around 3%, official figures have revealed. Scottish Council Housing Income and Expenditure statistics for the year 2018/2019, published by Sc

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