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Scotia Homes begins redundancy consultation due to business reorganisation

The new owners of Scotia Homes have warned that a reorganisation of the business may lead to redundancies.

Published 22 July 2020

Homes for Scotland 'frustrated' by poor performance on crucial planning decisions

Trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has described another overall increase in decision times for housing applications as “hugely frustrating”.

Published 22 July 2020

North Lanarkshire hails success of 'off the shelf' home purchases

North Lanarkshire Council has hailed the success of the 100 'off the shelf' new build homes which it has purchased directly from housebuilders as part of its Development Pathfinder scheme. 

Published 22 July 2020

Barrhead Housing Association secures over £99k from Keep Scotland Beautiful's Climate Challenge Fund

Barrhead Housing Association (BHA) has secured £99,804 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund for a new two-year project focusing on Dunterlie, Auchenback and the Sheltered Accommodation Complex in Barrhead.

Published 22 July 2020

Bield celebrates day care centre staff

Bield staff at a day care facility in East Dunbartonshire are being commended by their employers after going above and beyond to support customers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 July 2020

Alex Orr: Planning for the capital’s development

Alex Orr considers a key planning document being proposed for Edinburgh and what it might mean for developers.

Published 22 July 2020

Social Market Foundation: ‘Let high street shops die – and build new homes in their place'

High street shopping units left empty by the collapse of retail businesses should be converted into new homes built by the public sector, according to a report from the Social Market Foundation (SMF).

Published 22 July 2020

Natwest to invest £3bn in social housing over next three years

Natwest Group has announced that it will be investing £3 billion in social housing across the UK over the next three years.

Published 22 July 2020

Plans approved for Aberdeen flats

Aberdeen City Council has approved plans for 15 affordable flats on the city's Pittodrie Street. 

Published 22 July 2020

One million UK workers at risk of unemployment when furlough scheme ends in October

An estimated one million furloughed UK workers are at risk of unemployment when the UK Government's furlough scheme ends in October, according to the latest analysis by the Resolution Foundation.

Published 22 July 2020

West of Scotland Housing Association given green light for Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus development

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has received planning consent from Glasgow City Council for its landmark Passivhaus social housing development in Glasgow’s East End.

Published 21 July 2020

Highland Housing Alliance to transform derelict Inverness building

A project to save one of the oldest buildings in Inverness and bring it back into meaningful use will commence next month.

Published 21 July 2020

hub South West agrees £7.4m social housing contract with Cruden in Cambuslang

hub South West has signed a £7.4 million social housing contract with Cruden Group to undertake the construction of 48 homes in the Auldkirk Road area of Cambuslang.

Published 21 July 2020

Local construction firms welcome £3m Orkney Housing Association projects

Orkney Housing Association Ltd (OHAL) has awarded contracts to two local construction firms for the delivery of 20 new affordable homes.

Published 21 July 2020

Another £100,000 to aid Govan community’s fight against effects of coronavirus

More community groups in Govan have been given a cash lifeline of £100,000 to help deal with the coronavirus crisis.

Published 21 July 2020