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North View Housing Association appoints new director

North View Housing Association housing manager Alison Main has succeeded Euan Anderson its new director.

Published 31 March 2021

Plans approved for 121 affordable homes on former Glasgow bus depot site

Link Group, in partnership with Govanhill Housing Association, has been awarded planning approval to build 121 apartments at the former site of Larkfield bus depot.

Published 31 March 2021

Eildon secures site for much-needed homes in Galashiels

Eildon Housing Association has teamed up with Buckholm Ltd to deliver high quality affordable homes on a designated housing site at Buckholm Corner in Galashiels which has lain vacant for a significant number of years.

Published 31 March 2021

Social landlord rent arrears and successful lets increase in February

Analysis by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found that aggregate rent arrears for social landlords increased to 6.46% last month, the highest level since the Regulator started collecting monthly returns from social landlords in April 2020.

Published 31 March 2021

#SHN20years: Bield

Lesley Holdsworth, chair of Bield board, adds her congratulations to Scottish Housing News on our 20th anniversary year.

Published 31 March 2021

Plans for 193 more homes lodged for Halbeath Interchange

Housebuilders Persimmon and Bellway have submitted the plans for the second residential phase of their joint venture development near Dunfermline’s new £180 million super campus.

Published 31 March 2021

Funding boost for Spire View Housing Association

The Spire View Housing Association-operated Roystonhill Community Hub is celebrating a £6,414.00 funding boost from SUEZ Communities Trust for Skylight Window Blinds to enable a community cinema and a wider range of community activities.

Published 31 March 2021

Eight Scottish housing associations complete Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Emergency Training

The chief executive officers from eight housing associations in Scotland have completed Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Climate Emergency Training.

Published 31 March 2021

Election: Scottish Greens propose rent controls as part of 'new deal' for renters

The Scottish Greens will today promise to introduce rent controls as part of a ‘new deal' for renters to enshrine people’s right to a home.

Published 31 March 2021

Work begins on new council homes at Plains site

North Lanarkshire Council's latest new house building project is now under way on the site of a former primary school in Plains.

Published 31 March 2021

Atkins details design principles of Aberdeen housing estate

Atkins has outlined the key principles behind its designs for 213 new homes for social rent on behalf of Aberdeen City Council.

Published 31 March 2021

Turning Point Scotland celebrates ten years of Housing First success

Social care developer and provider Turning Point Scotland is celebrating a decade of Housing First success.

Published 31 March 2021

Perth & Kinross Council awards reactive repair contract extension

McLeod Glaziers has accepted a one-year contract extension from Perth & Kinross Council (PKC) that will see the firm continue to provide a reactive repair, maintenance and emergency call-out service to domestic properties.

Published 31 March 2021

St Cyrus Travellers’ site secures decade long permission

Travellers have won their fight to stay on a site built without permission beside the internationally-renowned North Esk Park nature reserve in Aberdeenshire.

Published 31 March 2021

Housing sector urged to enter Helping it Happen awards

People working in the housing sector across rural Scotland who have helped communities flourish are being urged to enter the 2021 Helping it Happen Awards.

Published 31 March 2021