Shelter Scotland

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Shelter Scotland’s deputy director Gordon MacRae and Martin Gavin, improvement lead at Homeless Network Scotland, join Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to discuss the present homelessness situation in Scotland.

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Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has been named as the next chair of Shelter Scotland, with two new members also added to the committee. An existing member of the charity's committee, Ms Dugdale will replace the outgoing Rob Hayward as the committee's chair next month.

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The first phase of research commissioned by Shelter Scotland examining how the social impact of affordable housing is measured has been published this week. Carried out by the Housing Associations Charitable Trust (HACT), it identifies a lack of means to understand the difference accessing affordabl

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Plans to deliver a new deal for tenants, with stronger rights, greater protections against eviction and access to greener, higher-quality, more affordable housing, have been launched. The proposals, which are open to public consultation from today, aim to deliver a fairer rented sector that meets th

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A total of 4,834 all-sector new build homes were completed in Scotland in the year to end December 2020, a decrease of 35% (7,839 homes) on the previous year, according to the latest Quarterly Housing Statistics published by Scotland's chief statistician. Decreases were seen across private-led compl

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Shelter Scotland has launched blueprints for each of Scotland’s four largest cities that outline the actions that need to be taken in order to end the country's housing emergency. The housing and homelessness charity worked alongside individuals with lived experience, housing rights activists,

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One in 10 adults in Scotland – equivalent to 444,000 people – say their current home harms their health, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland. According to the poll, 5% of people in Scotland believe their current home harmed their/

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Dear Sir, News that 300,000 people in Scotland are unable to their pay rent or mortgage is extremely unsettling. Losing your home is always an emergency and we must prepare for the tsunami of evictions which are inevitable as the additional protections for tenants, introduced in response to the pand

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Evicting tenants from social homes cost the public purse at least £28 million in a single year, according to new research published by Shelter Scotland. The housing campaign group commissioned academics from the University of Liverpool to establish the true cost of eviction

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