18% of renters seeking debt advice in Scotland in rent arrears

Since 1997 StepChange Debt Charity Scotland have worked in Glasgow to help people at risk of, or struggling with problem debt, to take back control of their finances.

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Funding boost for 250-flat project at Glasgow Meatmarket

A £42.6 million project to transform a former meat market into 252 flats for mid-market rent has received grant approval via Glasgow City Council’s affordable housing supply programme.

Published 1 December 2020

Argyll and Bute Council agrees plan to build 900 homes in five years

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a new housing strategy that sets out plans to build over 900 affordable homes over the next five years.

Published 1 December 2020

Fife's world-first zero carbon hydrogen-to-homes project gets green light

Gas network company SGN has received approval to build a world-first 100% green hydrogen-to-homes demonstration network in Fife.

Published 1 December 2020

Springfield given green light for new homes for Cunninghame in Heathhall

Springfield Properties has been granted planning consent for 64 new homes in Heathhall, Dumfries. 

Published 1 December 2020

Kingdom and Campion spread festive cheer in Alloa

Kingdom Housing Association and its contractor Campion Homes have made a joint donation of £1,000 to Alloa charity The Gate for the purchase of foodbank supplies to support local families in need this Christmas.

Published 1 December 2020

Blochairn Housing Association gives all tenants a £75 Christmas bonus

Blochairn Housing Association has announced that every tenant will receive its £75 Christmas bonus. 

Published 1 December 2020

Scottish Government announces £100m winter support package

Funding to help people pay for food, heating, warm clothing and shelter during the winter is part of a new £100 million support package.

Published 1 December 2020

Scottish Land Fund boosts 29 community groups with £3.6m funding

Plans to purchase a 55-acre site in Lochinver for the provision of affordable housing is among a number of projects across Scotland have received £3.6 million of funding in the latest round of grants from the Scottish Land Fund.

Published 1 December 2020

City Building to construct new training college for apprentices and workforce

A new state-of-the-art training college is set to be constructed by City Building to meet the future demands of its craft apprenticeship programme and continuous upskilling of its workforce.

Published 1 December 2020

City of Edinburgh Council considers revised timetable for radical plan for future growth

Councillors on the City of Edinburgh Council's planning committee are being asked to consider a revised timetable for a radical plan to build a more sustainable future as the capital grows in the coming years.

Published 1 December 2020

Are some of your tenants struggling with debt?

As a result of the pandemic, millions of people across the UK have lost their jobs or had their income reduced. As forbearance measures come to an end, many people who were financially fine before the pandemic have built up short-term debt and arrears, on top of the millions of people who were already struggling but there is a charity that can help.

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