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Quality of homes key to satisfaction, SHR report finds

Tenant satisfaction is closely linked to the quality of homes, speed of emergency repairs, and affordability, according to a new report by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 22 June 2015

Hillcrest HA claims top social housing prize

Hillcrest Housing Association was hailed as the best Large Housing Association of the Year at the Scottish Home Awards ceremony in Glasgow's Thistle Hotel.

Published 22 June 2015

Glasgow Council facing £103m budget shortfall

Glasgow City Council has unveiled a programme of cuts to save £103 million over 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Published 22 June 2015

Best new homes in Scotland revealed at Scottish Home Awards

The best new homes in Scotland have been revealed at the 8th annual Scottish Home Awards last night.

Published 19 June 2015

Further praise for Scottish Housing Regulator’s business intelligence system

The Scottish Housing Regulator has received recognition for its successful use of different delivery models to deliver phases of its new business intelligence system in a new report by Audit Scotland.

Published 19 June 2015

Tackling fuel poverty – carrot or the stick?

The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households out of fuel poverty.

Published 19 June 2015

DGHP helps students complete first steps to a new career

Students from across Dumfries and Galloway have completed the first step to a new career in construction.

Published 19 June 2015

PoLHA training programme receives over £200,000 funding

Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) training programme for young people Training Opportunities in Lothian (TOiL) has secured over £200,000 funding which will allow it to expand its services into East Lothian.

Published 19 June 2015

‘Gap between Scotland’s richest and poorest ever widening’

The gap between Scotland’s most wealthy and most poor is widening, according to two of the country’s leading economists.

Published 19 June 2015

Energy literacy warning for young Scots

Young Scottish bill payers claim they do not fully understand their energy bill or the terms that describe how much energy they use, according to the Energy Saving Trust public opinion tracker UK:Pulse.

Published 19 June 2015

Preschool opens inside Seattle nursing home

A hospital chain has found a way of caring for both the young and the old by having them take care of each other – and in the process, built a bridge across generations.

Published 19 June 2015

Aberdeen city centre masterplan proposals published

Proposals multi-million pound regeneration of Aberdeen city centre which could include up to 1,600 new homes have been revealed.

Published 18 June 2015

Double award for Scottish Housing Regulator’s new business intelligence system

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s work to deliver the Social Landlord Portal, Landlord Report and Comparison Tool was recognised this week winning two awards at the prestigious Holyrood’s 2015 Connect Awards.

Published 18 June 2015

Community gives Maryhill Housing Association staff a pat on the back

Staff at Maryhill Housing Association have been recognised by the community they serve after being honoured in the “People Make Maryhill” awards.

Published 18 June 2015

MSPs pass Community Empowerment Bill

The Scottish Parliament has approved a bill giving communities the right to buy land or buildings in their area.

Published 18 June 2015