A collaboration of lawyers who took on a multi-billion-pound national services company to defend the rights to a home for more than 300 highly vulnerable asylum seekers has won the Judges Award at The Herald’s 2019 Law Awards of Scotland.
Local authorities in Scotland made 99,910 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme during the period 1 April to 30 September 2019, new figures have shown.
Almost 100 people are set to walk through Glasgow during the night in support of housing charity Shelter Scotland.
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
The average cost of privately renting a 2 bedroom home increased in 15 out of 18 regions of Scotland between 2018 and 2019, ranging from 0.2% in North Lanarkshire to 5.3% in Greater Glasgow.
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
The Shelter Scotland shop in Glasgow's Great Western Road is hosting a photography exhibition with all the images taken by people with experience of both mental ill-health and homelessness.
Scotland’s highest civil court has found that lock-change evictions of asylum seekers without court orders are lawful in a judgment whose implications are "deeply concerning".
Swan Group is supporting this year's Shelter Scotland Sleepwalk in Glasgow on Tuesday 3rd December.
New data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has revealed that more than 100 formerly empty homes are being brought back into use every month thanks to specialist staff in Scottish local councils.
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
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’.
SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, Marion Fellows, has signed Shelter Scotland’s petition to enshrine the right to a decent home in Scots Law and backed calls from tenants’ union Living Rent for rent controls on private lets. Shelter’s campaign was launched after research
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
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.