Shelter Scotland

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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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More than 6,000 children from across Scotland face being homeless this Christmas, the highest number in ten years, according to new figures. Statistics from Shelter Scotland show that 6615 children will be classed as homeless, the fourth year in a row the number has risen.

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A property in Perth that was formerly empty Delegates from across Scotland will hear about the range of successful initiatives and projects bringing new momentum to the challenge of turning long-term private empty properties in to homes again.

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A household lost their home every 18 minutes in Scotland last year and homelessness applications rose for the first time in nine years, a new report has found. New analysis from Shelter Scotland revealed that around 43,000 people, including children, became homeless in the last year.

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The complexities of the homelessness system across Scotland and the multiple issues that people who are homeless face have been outlined in a new report published today. Housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland’s publication Getting Behind the Homelessness Statistics - Update for 2017/18

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An online ‘toolkit’ for Scottish tenants on how to best navigate the rental system has been launched by Shelter Scotland, with funding from the SafeDeposits Scotland Trust. The Toolkit for Tenants contains a series of guides for Scottish tenants covering deposits and housing costs to repairs, in

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