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Freedom of Information regulations come into force for Scottish RSLs

Housing associations and many of their subsidiaries will be subject to requests for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published 11 November 2019

Wheatley Group appoints Pauline McDonald as new head of care

Pauline McDonald has been appointed as Wheatley Group's new head of care for the East of Scotland.

Published 11 November 2019

Home Group to bring new affordable homes to Dundee

Home Group in Scotland has been chosen to create new homes for affordable rent in Dundee.

Published 11 November 2019

Call for compulsory sales orders to tackle empty homes

A Holyrood committee has called on the Scottish Government to fulfil its commitment and introduce compulsory sales orders to tackle the blight of empty homes.

Published 11 November 2019

Eildon wins two awards at Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce event

The Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce has recognised Eildon Housing Association with two top awards at its Business Excellence Awards.

Published 11 November 2019

Glasgow tenement building collapses after fire in ground-floor shop

A three-storey tenement building in Glasgow has partially collapsed after a fire broke out in a ground-floor shop.

Published 11 November 2019

More than 100 empty homes a month brought back into use in Scotland

New data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has revealed that more than 100 formerly empty homes are being brought back into use every month thanks to specialist staff in Scottish local councils.

Published 11 November 2019

Report reveals local boost from proposed new Renfrewshire development

A proposed housing development in Houston, Renfrewshire, would generate significant job and economic benefits, according to new research.

Published 11 November 2019

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle’s Northumbria University have paid a visit to Shawfairt to learn how a new town is created and developed.

Published 11 November 2019

Scotland ‘poised for Scandi-style heating revolution’

The Scottish Government’s new Heat Networks Bill could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes heated renewably by 2030, cutting emissions from heat by 10% and helping tackle the climate emergency, according to a new study.

Published 11 November 2019

RBS to launch UK's first 'social bond' to address regional inequality

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to launch the UK's first "social bond" to address regional inequality and boost economic growth.

Published 11 November 2019

Flooding action plan launched to protect communities from extreme weather

An action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding has been launched by the Scottish Government.

Published 11 November 2019

District heat network turns up the heat in Stirling

A groundbreaking project that could see homes in the Forthside area of Stirling provided with heat that’s generated from waste water is now fully operational in the area.

Published 11 November 2019

Real Living Wage increases today

The real Living Wage has increased to £9.30 in the UK and £10.75 in London, following an increase in the cost of living.

Published 11 November 2019

Nine landlords fail to submit first annual assurance statements on time

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to engage with two RSLs and seven local authorities that did not submit an annual assurance statement by the requested deadline.

Published 8 November 2019