Shelter Scotland

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Scotland has some of the most progressive housing legislation in the world, but structural, political and financial failures have meant we've yet to change the reality for most homeless people, says Shelter Scotland director Alison Watson. If politics is the art of the possible, then the Scotti

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In the wake of new research launched in partnership with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and CIH Scotland which calls for 53,000 affordable homes to be built over the next five years, Shelter Scotland explains why these homes are desperately needed and building them will help

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Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pan

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Renters will face a second calamity if further protection isn’t given to those who build up arrears because of the pandemic, according to Shelter Scotland. A series of amendments to Scotland’s coronavirus legislation proposed by Scottish Greens MSP Andy Wightman, including a two-year ren

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A plan to ensure that everyone experiencing homelessness has access to suitable quality accommodation has been brought forward in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The Unsuitable Accommodation Order, which currently prohibits local councils from placing pre

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Shelter Scotland’s Time for Change peers have helped shape the charity’s work at a local and national level, and bring invaluable lived experience to help its clients, according to national services manager Gillian Reid.

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Emergency measures are required to ensure everyone has a safe place to call home during the coronavirus pandemic and after, according to Shelter Scotland. The charity is demanding a total ban on all evictions of any kind from any sector including social homes, privately rented homes and ti

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