Shelter Scotland

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The lives of people begging on the streets of Edinburgh are characterised by poverty, poor health, addiction and abuse, according to hard-hitting new research. Researchers commissioned jointly by the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership and housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland found e

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People who are homeless in Edinburgh face an 18-month wait for permanent accommodation, new statistics have shown. New figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request, and reported by the Edinburgh Evening News, found that the average single adult who declares themselves homeless in the capit

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Shelter Scotland’s campaigns and policy officer Aoife Deery on why 2019 must be a year in which the momentum towards tackling homelessness continues.

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The number of people in Scotland who say they are struggling to pay their rent or mortgage has increased by nearly a third in the last two years, a new survey has revealed. New research by YouGov on behalf of Shelter Scotland last month found that 12% of respondents were currently struggling to pay

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Several recent judgements by the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber) show that tenants now have an effective way of making sure that their landlord or letting agent meet the minimum standards for the condition of their homes, writes James Mullaney.

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A new course aimed at providing people with the necessary skills to help people who are homeless will be launched by the University of Edinburgh this month. Around 40 people are already enrolled on the 10-week Homeless and Inclusion Health course, including 23 bursary students from outside the unive

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart has welcomed new figures which reveal a 21% rise in the number of affordable homes delivered in Scotland during the last year. Official statistics released yesterday found that 8,767 affordable homes were delivered for the year to September 2018, a 21% increase on the

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