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Tax credits plan slammed by deputy first minister

Deputy first minister John Swinney has written a letter expressing his concerns over planned UK government cuts to tax credits.

Published 7 July 2015

Prevention strategy credited with driving down Edinburgh homelessness

Edinburgh has a smaller proportion of rough sleepers than any other city in Scotland, according to new figures released by the Scottish Government.

Published 7 July 2015

Letting agent backs Shelter Scotland reform campaign

Umega Lettings, a leading letting agent based in Edinburgh, has given its backing to Shelter Scotland's Make Renting Right campaign.

Published 7 July 2015

Locals to discuss Fife affordable housing development

A drop-in event has been called for members of the public to discuss a proposed affordable housing development in Leven, Fife.

Published 7 July 2015

Clyde Valley HA tenants move into 50 new homes

Clyde Valley Housing Association (CVHA) tenants have moved into fifty new affordable homes at developments in Sixth Street, Uddingston and Patchy Park, Larkhall.

Published 7 July 2015

Shettleston kids embark on Lovell-backed teambuilding trip

Young people in Shettleston, Glasgow, are set to benefit from a teambuilding trip partly funded by affordable housing developer Lovell.

Published 7 July 2015

Little Reivers kids celebrate nursery graduation

Parents and children enjoyed a fun-filled graduation ceremony at Little Reivers Childcare in Duns, Scottish Borders last week.

Published 7 July 2015

Law Society calls for estate agency regulation to be devolved

People buying or selling property in Scotland would be better protected if the regulation of estate agency was devolved to the Scottish Parliament, the Law Society of Scotland has said.

Published 7 July 2015

Public Art – Kingdom Housing Association

Links St, Kirkcaldy

Published 6 July 2015

New housing director appointed at Fife Housing Group

Fife Housing Group has appointed Su Bramley as its new director of housing.

Published 6 July 2015

Women ‘hit hardest by welfare reform’, warn MSPs

Women are being hit hard on multiple fronts by changes to the benefits system, according to a report published by Holyrood’s Welfare Reform Committee.

Published 6 July 2015

Prepay energy customers paying £226 a year more

Prepay energy customers pay an average of £226 more per year than they would on the cheapest online direct debit deals, new analysis by Citizens Advice has revealed.

Published 6 July 2015

South Lanarkshire Council cuts tenants’ fuel bills

Council tenants across South Lanarkshire will save a total of more than £370,000 on their domestic fuel bills thanks to work done to their homes in the past year to improve their energy efficiency.

Published 6 July 2015

Blog: Scotland has a housing crisis and it demands radical solutions

It’s vital that Scottish Labour goes into next year’s Holyrood elections with a bold and ambitious manifesto, writes Richard Baker MSP.

Published 6 July 2015

Hanover’s staff conferences inspire and enlighten

Dealing with change, positive thinking and informative discussions on Hanover’s re-structure were the hot agenda topics at the housing association’s hugely successful staff conferences, which took place across Scotland in June.

Published 6 July 2015