Shelter Scotland

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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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Shelter Scotland's assistant director for communication & advocacy, Gordon MacRae, said last week's report from the Homelessness Prevention Review Group will not necessarily safeguard and enhance existing homelessness rights and protections. Last week’s publication of the report

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Shelter Scotland has condemned the Scottish Government for its decision to break a promise to homeless people to end the continued use of harmful and substandard temporary accommodation. The charity has said that the ongoing delay to fully implement new protections for homeless people will place a f

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