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Barratt expands offering at Winchburgh with 33 new homes

Barratt Homes is to extend the offering at its Caisteal Gardens development in Winchburgh, Broxburn by adding 33 new homes to its build programme.

Published 16 September 2021

Demonstrator home to showcase Scottish homegrown timber at COP26

A team of experts exploring the mainstream use of homegrown timber in the construction sector has secured funding for the next phase of a demonstrator project which will see the first two-storey modular home manufactured from Scottish mass timber displayed during COP26.

Published 16 September 2021

Regulator publishes outcome of statutory intervention at Wishaw & District Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has today published its report on the outcome of its statutory intervention at Wishaw & District Housing Association.

Published 16 September 2021

Scottish Borders Council to deliver significant increase of affordable homes

Significantly more affordable homes could be delivered in 2021/22 than Scottish Borders Council’s annual target thanks to increased funding and the commitment of a range of local partners, including the region’s four registered social landlords, the local authority has revealed.

Published 16 September 2021

New Alyth homes set to take carbon emissions to new low

Perth and Kinross Housing and communities convenor Councillor Bob Brawn and Hillcrest chair Alan Russell made a Scottish Housing Day visit to a small development of four Hillcrest homes being delivered in Alyth, which are set to drive carbon emissions to new lows for affordable housing.

Published 16 September 2021

Regeneration of Glenrothes paper mill site continues with plans for 97 homes

Plans have been submitted for a further 97 new homes on the site of the former Tullis Russell works in Glenrothes.

Published 16 September 2021

Linstone issues AGM 'thank you' to members and tenants

Tenants have been praised for their “support patience and understanding” which helped get Linstone Housing through the challenges of the pandemic.

Published 16 September 2021

Blackwood assembles team of maintenance heroes

Blackwood Housing and Care has launched a one of a kind maintenance program to blitz through housing repairs and a welcome return to meeting with customers in their neighbourhoods.

Published 16 September 2021

Edinburgh tenants urged to have say on council housing budget plans

The City of Edinburgh Council is encouraging its housing tenants to take part in this year’s housing rent consultation to help influence how the council spends the money it raises from rental income.

Published 16 September 2021

East Renfrewshire Council commits to climate change on Scottish Housing Day

East Renfrewshire Council marked yesterday's Scottish Housing Day with a visit to the latest council house development site on Barrhead's Balgraystone Road.

Published 16 September 2021

Cyrenians Keeping Families Together cross-sector Advisory Board meets

The first cross-sector advisory board meeting of the Cyrenians Keeping Families Together project took place yesterday to support children to escape the cycle of homelessness and residential care.

Published 16 September 2021

Michael Gove moves into housing hot seat at Westminster

The UK Government's housing carousel continued to turn yesterday as Michael Gove became the latest secretary of state for housing, community and local government at Westminster.

Published 16 September 2021

First cohort of investments unveiled by homelessness charity Crisis

Two innovative, housing-related start-ups are the first companies to be invested in, and supported by, the Venture Studio from Crisis, the national homelessness charity.

Published 16 September 2021

Scottish Government announces £320 uplift for families through Scottish Child Benefit

Low income families will benefit from a £320 uplift before Christmas as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling child poverty.

Published 16 September 2021

Ofgem orders Avro Energy to provide financial information

Ofgem is issuing Avro Energy with a provisional order, which compels it to provide the regulator with financial and other information relating to the company’s activities.

Published 16 September 2021