An online ‘toolkit’ for Scottish tenants on how to best navigate the rental system has been launched by Shelter Scotland, with funding from the SafeDeposits Scotland Trust.
Published 8 November 2018
The National Records of Scotland (NRS) could begin to record the number of homeless deaths across the country after it pledged to conduct a review of its policy and practice.
Published 1 November 2018
Today marks the launch of the annual Social Media Santa campaign, giving people the chance to send a gift to a child who is homeless this Christmas.
Published 1 November 2018
A total of 306,305 low income households in Scotland have been helped to pay for essential items such as food and heating through emergency grant funding since 2013.
Published 31 October 2018
Call for homeless deaths to be recorded as ‘disgraceful’ figures reveal almost two die a week on Scotland’s streets
Senior figures working to tackle homelessness are calling on the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland to urgently investigate the deaths of those who are homeless after new research revealed at least 94 men and women have died while homeless in Scotland in the last 12 months.
Published 9 October 2018
Fifty years of clothing trends from the 60s until present day will light up the catwalk at a spectacular fashion show organised by Shelter Scotland’s Edinburgh shops to mark the housing and homelessness charity’s 50th anniversary.
Published 8 October 2018
To mark Challenge Poverty Week, Jessica Husbands look at three ways in which poverty in Scotland can be addressed in a meaningful way.
Published 5 October 2018
Orkney Islands Council is seeking views for its draft 'Empty Homes Strategy 2018-2023', which aims to sets out the ways in which the council can help Orkney's empty home owners to bring their properties back into use.
Published 4 October 2018
Published 3 October 2018
Tenants in Glasgow will have the chance to put renting questions to industry experts at a tenant conference at the Renfield St. Stephens Church Centre on October 13.
Published 1 October 2018
Last year 21,290 people were helped by Shelter Scotland’s housing advice & support services. Adam Balfour explains that's why the charity needs help now more than ever.
Published 25 September 2018
More people than ever before have been helped with bad housing and homelessness issues with young adults and private renters still bearing the brunt of Scotland’s housing crisis, Shelter Scotland has revealed.
Published 20 September 2018
A ‘supported lodgings’ model must be introduced in Scotland to urgently address youth homelessness and reduce reliance on hostel and B&B accommodation, a new report has found.
Published 18 September 2018
Following Shelter Scotland’s reception at the Scottish Parliament this week, Debbie King writes all about the event and explains why the charity is still fighting.
Published 14 September 2018
By Gavin Leask from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
Published 13 September 2018