Local government officers and others tackling the problem of empty homes across Scotland are meeting at the sell-out Scottish Empty Homes Partnership annual conference in Edinburgh today.
Published 20 November 2019
The Shelter Scotland shop in Glasgow's Great Western Road is hosting a photography exhibition with all the images taken by people with experience of both mental ill-health and homelessness.
Published 18 November 2019
Scotland’s highest civil court has found that lock-change evictions of asylum seekers without court orders are lawful in a judgment whose implications are "deeply concerning".
Published 14 November 2019
Swan Group is supporting this year's Shelter Scotland Sleepwalk in Glasgow on Tuesday 3rd December.
Published 13 November 2019
New data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has revealed that more than 100 formerly empty homes are being brought back into use every month thanks to specialist staff in Scottish local councils.
Published 11 November 2019
A new code of guidance has been published to help guide local authorities in their duties to assist people who are threatened with or who are experiencing homelessness.
Published 8 November 2019
Cruden Homes West has donated £1,000 to Shelter Scotland to support 'Housing as a Human Right'.
Published 31 October 2019
SNP MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, Marion Fellows, has signed Shelter Scotland’s petition to enshrine the right to a decent home in Scots Law and backed calls from tenants’ union Living Rent for rent controls on private lets.
Published 30 October 2019
Sixteen finalists from Ayrshire to North Ronaldsay in Orkney have been shortlisted in the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards.
Published 25 October 2019
Affordable home builder Swan Group has announced that Shelter Scotland will be its charity partner.
Published 22 October 2019
Shelter Scotland’s Gordon MacRae argues that new funding for winter night shelters is a symbol of a failed homelessness system.
Published 18 October 2019
The total amount of rent arrears on all council properties in Scotland has increased by 14% in a year as the number of council tenants in arrears increased by around 3%, official figures have revealed.
Published 16 October 2019
Scotland risks unravelling the main reason behind lower levels of poverty without a long-term focus on boosting supply and affordability of housing, a new report has found.
Published 8 October 2019
Today, Shelter Scotland campaigners will be in Glasgow to invite locals to support their new campaign by signing a petition calling on the Scottish Government to have the right to a home enshrined in Scottish law.
Published 7 October 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and Oxfam Scotland are hosting a screening of the film, Push, to mark this year’s Challenge Poverty Week.
Published 7 October 2019