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Landlords call for PRS legislation to safeguard tenants whilst protecting investment

Organisations representing landlords and letting agents in Scotland will today ask the Scottish Government to ensure forthcoming legislation provides more security and improved standards for tenants whilst also protecting investment in the private rented sector (PRS) in Scotland.

Published 26 May 2015

Scottish Gas backs campaign to improve rights for renters

Scottish Gas has become the first company to support Shelter Scotland’s campaign calling for a fairer deal for renters.

Published 26 May 2015

Remaining families move into £50m Glasgow regeneration project

Hundreds of Glasgow families now reside in new homes after a regeneration project reached a major milestone.

Published 26 May 2015

Hillcrest given green light for 21 new Dundee homes

Plans for the development of 21 affordable flats on the long derelict site of a former Dundee metal works on Dens Road have been approved.

Published 26 May 2015

Geraldine Howley confirmed as new CIH president

Geraldine Howley has been appointed president of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) following the organisation’s AGM.

Published 26 May 2015

North Ayrshire Council shortlisted for housing award

North Ayrshire Council’s Redstone Wynd development has been nominated as a finalist in the ‘Small Affordable Housing Development of the Year’ category at the Scottish Home Awards 2015.

Published 26 May 2015

Third of Scots households ‘suffering from energy fuel poverty’

A survey of over 11,000 Scottish consumers has found that more than one in three Scottish households are suffering from fuel poverty.

Published 26 May 2015

Bield housing development shortlisted in Scottish Home Awards

A new housing development in Bearsden is in the running for a top industry award before it has even opened.

Published 26 May 2015

GHA tenants have solar energy savings down to a tea

A project to fit 500 GHA homes with solar panels has been hailed a success after saving tenants £388,000 on their energy bills.

Published 26 May 2015

Cairn Cup draws the crowds in Inverness

Around 300 children from across Inverness took part in the second annual Cairn Housing Association Cup.

Published 26 May 2015

Faculty of Advocates welcomes greater flexibility for PRS repossessions

More flexibility in the system for seeking repossession of properties in the private rented sector has been welcomed by the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 22 May 2015

England: Supreme Court makes landmark ruling on ‘intentional homelessness’

A landmark case at the Supreme Court could change the way English local authorities use the term “intentionally homeless”.

Published 22 May 2015

Lowther Homes tenants thrilled with new Glasgow affordable homes

Tenants are celebrating moving in to their affordable new homes in the south side of Glasgow.

Published 22 May 2015

Provost marks completion of new Forth homes

Forth Housing Association marked the completion of its latest homes in Cultenhove, Stirling with the help of Provost Mike Robbins.

Published 22 May 2015

Partick Housing Association reaches void property milestone

Partick Housing Association (PHA) has celebrated the allocation of its 200th modernised void property this month.

Published 22 May 2015