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).
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.
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
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
Graeme Brown Housing in homelessness charity Shelter Scotland has bemoaned new statistics which revealed that one million people in Scotland, more than a fifth of them children, are living in relative poverty after housing costs.
Emily Wang and Sophie Rowan unveiling their winning design A unique creative partnership between The Glasgow School of Art (the GSA) and Shelter Scotland was officially launched yesterday to mark the charity's 50th anniversary in Scotland.
Entrepreneurial developers, designers, data scientists, students and sector experts are being invited to an event which seeks to find digital solutions to everyday problems experienced in Scotland’s private rented sector.
Written by Rosemary Brotchie, policy and research manager at Shelter Scotland For decades housing campaigners, including Shelter Scotland, have insisted that a significant increase in the supply of affordable homes was critical to tackling the housing crisis in Scotland.
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
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.
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.
Shelter Scotland is looking for people in Edinburgh, Dundee, The Borders and Dumfries & Galloway to help the charity by taking part in some focus groups. Shelter Scotland has embarked on research to explore a new way to provide accommodation for young people at risk of homelessness.