Shelter Scotland’s bid for a judicial review into Glasgow City Council’s “unlawful practice of denying homeless people temporary accommodation” will begin today.
Published 2 October 2019
Asylum seekers facing eviction proceedings in Glasgow have been given a temporary reprieve by a court.
Published 30 September 2019
New statistics which revealed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new homes have been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).
Published 25 September 2019
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has welcomed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new housing but has warned that a no-deal Brexit could have a damaging effect on future growth.
Published 24 September 2019
Home Group has teamed up with Shelter Scotland in a quest for housing to be recognised as a human right.
Published 19 September 2019
A new report calling for the incorporation of human rights legislation in Scotland so everyone has access to a safe, affordable home has been published to mark Scottish Housing Day.
Published 18 September 2019
Developer Swan Group is hosting a special fundraising lunch event in aid of Shelter Scotland as part of Scottish Housing Day 2019 next week.
Published 13 September 2019
Housebuilder Cruden Homes is supporting this year’s Scottish Housing Day by making a donation of £100 to Shelter Scotland for every new home that is reserved this weekend.
Published 12 September 2019
Shelter Scotland’s crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help meet the legal costs for taking Glasgow City Council to court has hit its initial £15,000 target within two weeks.
Published 5 September 2019
Shelter Scotland is calling for nominations for an awards ceremony to recognise the work of people fighting to bring Scotland's 39,000 privately-owned, long-term empty homes back into use.
Published 29 August 2019
Shelter Scotland’s Lisa Borthwick on the charity’s new campaign for housing rights in Scotland, including the launch of a public petition to embed the human right to housing fully in Scottish law.
Published 29 August 2019
Best-selling Scottish crime writer Val McDermid has backed a major new campaign by Shelter Scotland which aims to secure the legal right to a decent home for everyone in the country.
Published 27 August 2019
New guidance has been launched today to help social landlords and local authority housing providers offer a safer and more consistent approach to domestic abuse – the number one cause of women and children’s homelessness in Scotland.
Published 26 August 2019
A judicial review of Glasgow City Council's homelessness strategy is unlikely to result in meaningful change, solicitors have said.
Published 21 August 2019
Shelter Scotland has threatened to take Glasgow City Council to court unless over what the charity describes as ‘gatekeeping’ and systemic failures within the city’s homelessness services.
Published 19 August 2019