Shelter Scotland

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More than 285,000 households in financial difficulty have received welfare assistance from the Scottish Government over the past five years, new statistics have shown. Since its launch on 1 April 2013, the Scottish Welfare Fund has issued awards to 285,720 individual households totalling £155.8 mil

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The Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy Homeless people attending A&E at a Fife hospital are to be given specialist housing advice as part of a ground-breaking service delivered by Shelter Scotland and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

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Pictured: Emily Wang and Sophie Rowan Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities from now until next March to mark its 50th anniversary under the banner ‘We’re still Fighting’– saying the landmark is no cause for celebration.

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Councillors in Fife have discussed moves to protect some of the council’s most vulnerable tenants. At a meeting of the community and housing services committee last week councillors heard about progress on work to reduce the number of children housed in temporary accommodation and how best to prot

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A three-day hackathon over last weekend saw seven teams comprising technical and entrepreneurial minds from across Scotland compete against each other to find new digital solutions to help improve private renting for everyone involved in the sector. Product Forge partnered with Shelter Scotland and

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Research is underway to find out if people with spare rooms could host homeless young people if there was a project to offer them payment, training and support in Scotland. More than 7,000 people aged between 16 and 24 years old applied for help with homelessness from Scottish local authorities in 2

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Homes delivered through the NHT initiative The Scottish Government has been accused of “reviving the Right to Buy” policy after it was revealed that homes delivered through its National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme can be sold off and removed from public ownership.

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Aoife Deery and Lisa Glass dissect a Holyrood committee’s report which outlined a series of recommendations to tackle homelessness in Scotland. This week the Local Government and Communities Committee, published its report culminating 11 months of inquiry into homelessness in Scotland.

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