CIH Scotland responds to draft vision for Housing to 2040

CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to maintain at least current levels of investment in affordable housing supply well beyond the current parliament.

Published 28 February 2020

EHAS: More needed in Scottish Budget to tackle climate emergency

The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (EHAS) has welcomed the £25 million additional investment included in the Scottish Budget for local energy efficiency projects.

Published 28 February 2020

HouseMark Scotland announces partnership with Disruptive Innovators Network

HouseMark Scotland has announced a new partnership with the Disruptive Innovators Network (DIN) to bring a year of inspiration, insight and innovation to the Scottish social housing sector for 2020.

Published 28 February 2020

Blog: Resolving disputes in the UK Private Rented Sector

Dr Gareth James and Dr Jennifer Harris provide an overview of new research from the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence which illustrates the role and potential of alternative dispute resolution in the UK private rented sector. This is part of a wider piece of work funded by the TDS Charitable Foundation and Safe Deposits Scotland Charitable Trust.

Published 28 February 2020

Wise Group to support 50,000 households with energy advice and advocacy services

The Wise Group has committed to supporting 50,000 households with energy advice and advocacy services as it prepares to launch its #50kHomes campaign to lift people out of fuel poverty next month.

Published 28 February 2020

Clackmannanshire Council sets budget with 3% council tax increase

Clackmannanshire Council has agreed spending on services for the year ahead as part of a budget setting process, with councillors agreeing on a 3% Council Tax increase.

Published 28 February 2020

Fife Council agrees 2020-21 budget amid £15m budget gap

Members of Fife Council have agreed a budget for the year ahead which includes a 4.84% council tax increase amid a £15.449 million budget gap.

Published 28 February 2020

Edinburgh to boost tenement recycling with communal bin enhancement project

Councillors in Edinburgh have considered a proposal which would give residents living in tenements greater access to a wider range of communal recycling facilities with more frequent collections.

Published 28 February 2020

NIXON appointed to manage Lancefield Quay after blaze

Glasgow-based multi-disciplinary practice NIXON has been appointed to complete reinstatement works at flats at the city's Lancefield Quay following an extensive fire which broke out last December.

Published 28 February 2020

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