Asylum seekers facing eviction proceedings in Glasgow have been given a temporary reprieve by a court. Around 130 court actions concerning proposed lock-changes by Serco have been put on hold or continued by Glasgow Sheriff Court meaning clients in all those cases have been protected.
New statistics which revealed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new homes have been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Annual housing figures from the Scottish Government found that new housing supply (new build, refurbishment and net conversions) increase
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has welcomed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new housing but has warned that a no-deal Brexit could have a damaging effect on future growth. More than 22,000 homes have become available in the past year - nearly 3,000 more homes than the previous year.
Home Group has teamed up with Shelter Scotland in a quest for housing to be recognised as a human right. The theme of housing as a human right was central to this year's Scottish Housing Day, which was celebrated yesterday. In light of this, Home Group in Scotland approached Shelter Scotland to expl
Developer Swan Group is hosting a special fundraising lunch event in aid of Shelter Scotland as part of Scottish Housing Day 2019 next week. Scottish Housing Day is bringing people from across the housing sector in Scotland together to champion this year’s theme ‘Housing As a Human Right
Shelter Scotland is calling for nominations for an awards ceremony to recognise the work of people fighting to bring Scotland's 39,000 privately-owned, long-term empty homes back into use. The Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champion of the Year Awards is held every year to showcase the work of those t
Best-selling Scottish crime writer Val McDermid has backed a major new campaign by Shelter Scotland which aims to secure the legal right to a decent home for everyone in the country. Launched today, the campaign follows research conducted by YouGov for the charity found that 88% of people surveyed a
New guidance has been launched today to help social landlords and local authority housing providers offer a safer and more consistent approach to domestic abuse – the number one cause of women and children’s homelessness in Scotland.
A judicial review of Glasgow City Council's homelessness strategy is unlikely to result in meaningful change, solicitors have said. Shelter Scotland is preparing to take the city's council to court unless it ends the practice of “unlawfully” denying homeless people temporary accommodatio