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A collection of photographs documenting Scotland’s slums are coming home almost 50 years after they were taken. Commissioned in 1968 by housing and homelessness charity Shelter, the ‘Make Life Worth Living’ collection by Nick Hedges will be shown in a free open air exhibition in Edinburgh’s

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Graeme Brown There’s a lot to do to make the Scottish housing market meet the needs and expectations of people in Scotland. There’s the challenge of an ageing population and making sure the homes we have are right for older citizens. There’s the need to protect fragile rural communities by ens

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Annie Mauger Attempts by the Scottish Government to provide “more security, stability and predictability” to tenants renting in the private rented sector (PRS) have been broadly welcomed, though concerns have been raised proposals may harm investment in the sector.

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(from left) Mary Taylor (chief executive of SFHA), Graeme Brown (director of Shelter Scotland) and Annie Mauger (executive director of the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland) The level of need for affordable housing in Scotland is double what is currently being delivered, according to a new

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Kirsty McKechnie In a guest blog for Shelter Scotland, Kirsty McKechnie, welfare rights worker for Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland, gives the story so far for Universal Credit.

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The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased by 626 in a year, official figures have shown. The quarterly Homelessness in Scotland bulletin from Scotland’s Chief Statistician found that 4,896 children were in temporary accommodation on 30 June 2015 – an increase of

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A team of cycling enthusiasts is once more taking on the gruelling challenge of cycling 101 miles in a day to raise funds for housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland. The Borders Loop Cycle Challenge team, which raised £10,000 last year, aims to top the amount when it takes on the testing

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A new report on the link between homelessness and re-offending has called for housing to be made a priority in the forthcoming National Strategy for Community Justice in Scotland. Shelter Scotland’s ‘Preventing Homelessness and Reducing Re-Offending’ report was the centrepiece of an event at t

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