Shelter Scotland

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Despite the many improvements to housing in the last 50 years, soaring costs mean access to affordable housing has become more difficult, writes Debbie King. At Shelter Scotland we believe there should be a decent and affordable home for everyone. Since our beginnings, 50 years ago, in 1968, it is w

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Glasgow City Council has responded to criticism of the long waiting times taken to find homes for people who are homeless in the city with a new action plan to streamline processes. Homelessness officers have been working closely with the Scottish Housing Regulator and partners to speed up case asse

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Glasgow City Council has set up a taskforce in a bid to help up to 300 asylum seekers facing eviction in the city. It was revealed on Monday that Serco was to begin the first of six ‘lock change’ notices at accommodation which is home to asylum seekers, many of whom are fleeing war or persecutio

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The true scale of child homelessness in Scotland, the increased length of time spent in temporary accommodation limbo and the health impact of homelessness has been revealed in new analysis from Shelter Scotland. According to the figures, around 38 children a day were made homeless in Scotland in 20

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Shelter Scotland has unveiled an international line-up of comedians for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe fundraiser – which is part of a series of events and activities being held to mark the housing and homelessness charity’s 50th anniversary. Among those ready to Stand Up For Shelter wi

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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) is celebrating strong progress over the last 12 months as it helped bring more than 700 homes lying empty for more than six months back into use. Last year the partnership supported local authorities and partners to bring 742 long-term private empty homes

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Monique Campbell looks back on last week when Shelter Scotland took to the streets to highlight Glasgow City Council’s failings to provide support to homeless people. Glasgow City Council’s own figures show that it unlawfully failed to offer temporary accommodation to homeless people 3,025 times

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Ahead of yesterday’s protest by Shelter Scotland against the “shocking scale of unlawful activity” from Glasgow City Council in denying homeless people their rights, Adam Lang details the background and facts behind the demonstration. In Scotland we should be rightly proud of what is often ref

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Shelter Scotland Morningside shop manager Tony Foster with some of Lee Westwood’s donations Golf fans have an unprecedented chance of owning the personal memorabilia of former world number one golfer Lee Westwood via a one-off auction.

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Thousands more long-term, privately-owned empty homes across Scotland are in the sights of an expanded team which aims to use all its powers to bring them back into use. A key aim of the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) – which has recently had its funding doubled by the Scottish Government

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