Shelter Scotland

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Eviction actions initiated in Scotland's social housing sector fell to their lowest in the decade prior to the coronavirus pandemic, new statistics have revealed. Figures in the newly-published Civil Justice Statistics for Scotland found that between April 2019 and March 2020, evictions from so

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Journalist and broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove is to chair a virtual housing ‘hustings’ where members of the top five political parties will face questions from the public on bad housing and homelessness. The online event is being held by housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland whi

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Members of the Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) attended an organisation meeting earlier this month to find out more about the City of Edinburgh Council’s new house building programme and Shelter Scotland’s social housing campaign Build Scotland’s Future. Well aware of the p

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Housing charity Shelter Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to improve the support offered to tenants who have got into rent arrears during the pandemic in the wake of new statistics showing the high levels of poverty in Scotland were increasing even before the health crisis hit. Covering

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Scottish councils doubled their use of bed and breakfast accommodation for people experiencing homelessness during the first few months of lockdown last year as part of the measures taken to protect people during the coronavirus pandemic, new official statistics have revealed.

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While there is much to commend in the Scottish Government's Housing to 2040 strategy, Shelter Scotland's assistant director for communications and advocacy, Gordon MacRae, said its stated goals represent a shortfall in the minimum number of social homes required to address housing. The Scottish

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Continuing Scottish Housing News' messages of congratulations for two decades of daily support to Scotland’s social housing sector is Shelter Scotland director Alison Watson.

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In a petition for judicial review of the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to refuse a fresh homeless application, the Court of Session has held that the council acted unlawfully. Mr Dafaalla, represented by Shelter Scotland, is a 62-year-old refugee from Sudan. He had previously made a hom

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