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Regulator ends appointment of statutory manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative

The appointment of a statutory manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative has been brought to an end by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 1 June 2020

Inner House rules Motherwell tenant in sisted breach of duty action allowed to amend proceedings

A tenant of a local authority housing site in Motherwell has successfully sought a review of the decision not to allow her to amend her pleadings in an action for damages against her landlords.

Published 1 June 2020

Thenue board member Charlotte Levy retires

Thenue Housing has paid tribute to its longest-serving board member Charlotte Levy who has announced that she will be retiring from the Association.

Published 1 June 2020

CIH Scotland issues policy solution for government and landlords to avoid post-COVID spike in evictions

CIH Scotland has published new proposals as part of an urgent call to action to avoid a potentially disastrous spike in evictions once the current coronavirus protections end.

Published 1 June 2020

Bereaved renters could face losing their home, Shelter Scotland warns

Housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland has exposed a risk to bereaved renters’ homes in cases where people who have moved in with a partner or family member who was a social tenant.

Published 1 June 2020

Joint letter to housing sector on voids processing

A letter has been issued to the housing sector on the importance of bringing empty properties back into use and support for victims of domestic abuse during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Published 1 June 2020

Chief planner publishes letters on COVID-19 and development planning

Planning minister Kevin Stewart and chief planner John McNairney have issued letters which outline how the Scottish Government has worked to tackle planning issues in light of the coronavirus restrictions.

Published 1 June 2020

Scotia Homes under new ownership

A joint venture owned by property entrepreneurs Bruce Linton and David Cameron has acquired north-east housebuilder Scotia Homes for an undisclosed sum.

Published 1 June 2020

Queens Cross launches website with plans for Woodside transformation

Concept designs of the transformation of the Woodside area in Glasgow have been unveiled with the launch of a new website.

Published 1 June 2020

Link trust helps over 100 people and families in need during lockdown

A trust managed by Link Group approved its 100th application this week to provide additional support to some of those hardest hit by the coronavirus and lockdown.

Published 1 June 2020

Wheatley launches bursary scheme for 2020

Wheatley Group is helping make dreams of going to university and college a reality for people across Scotland through the launch of its new education bursary scheme.

Published 1 June 2020

Langstane Housing Association receives £1,000 donation from Station House Media Unit

Langstane Housing Association has received £1,000 from the Station House Media Unit (SHMU) which supports grassroots groups in Aberdeen to deliver new or extend existing activity in the community.

Published 1 June 2020

Ashley Campbell: Don’t forget about dementia!

For Dementia Awareness Week which starts today, CIH Scotland’s policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell says everyone who works in housing has the opportunity to make a difference.

Published 1 June 2020

Revised flats proposal drawn up for Glasgow bowling club site

New plans have been lodged with Glasgow City Council for a residential development and a new public garden in the city’s Finnieston area.

Published 1 June 2020

Age Scotland survey reveals need for more suitable homes for older people

Fewer than half of people over the age of 55 think their home will be suitable in later life, new research by Age Scotland has found.

Published 1 June 2020