Shelter Scotland

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart visits Queens Cross Housing Association tenant Brony as the Scottish Government accepts recommendations to transform temporary accommodation for homeless people Recommendations to transform temporary accommodation, including getting the right support in place from day

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The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned. In a joint statement issued today the group calls on ministers and MSPs to create a law that will end fuel poverty, create new jobs and i

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Shelter Scotland’s senior campaigns & policy officer, Lisa Glass, on the health implications of living in a cold home, and what more needs to be done. Thinking about cold homes and fuel poverty might be hard just now given the elusive Scottish summer will soon be upon us, but today 649,000 hou

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People and communities across Scotland are being asked to save the date for this year’s Scottish Housing Day, which will take place on Wednesday September 19th. This will be the third annual Scottish Housing Day and is led by the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (CIH Scotland) in partnershi

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Increased awareness of equality law among lawyers and housing advisors will help tackle the discrimination faced by some groups of people at risk of eviction or homelessness, a conference in Glasgow will hear today. The Equality Act 2010 protects people such as those with disabilities from discrimin

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Households renting in the private and social sectors have been severely affected by UK government welfare policies, according to a new report. The Impact of UK Welfare Policy on Housing report highlights the negative effect of Universal Credit on both tenants and landlords, due to the major increase

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Councillors on the Western Isles have backed in principal the introduction of a dedicated officer to help bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use. The community and housing committee of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has recommended the council accept an offer of part-funding for the p

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