MSPs ‘surprised and saddened’ over to Mundell food bank evidence

A Scottish Parliament committee has sent evidence that shows the link between the UK government’s welfare reform and an increase in the use of food banks to Scotland Office minister David Mundell MP.

Published 17 March 2015

Compliant Procurement for Delivering EESSH

LHC Scotland will be delivering a presentation as part of CIH Scotland’s ‘Bite-Size Sessions’ at this year’s Annual Housing Conference & Exhibition.

Published 11 March 2015

Kingdom's work with schools recognised

Kingdom Housing Association's work with Fife schools has been recognised by Fife Business Awards which has shortlisted the association for its Best Business & Education Partnership Award.

Published 11 March 2015

Chief executive celebrates 25 years at Cunninghame Housing Association

The Association’s chair, John Steele and leader of North Ayrshire Council Cllr Willie Gibson presented Frank Sweeney with a gift in appreciation of his service

Published 11 March 2015

Dunfermline’s new council houses ready to become homes

From left: Steve Anderson, service manager for Major Works with Cllr Judy Hamilton and John Mills, head of housing

Published 11 March 2015

Politicians urged to recognise central role of housing in society

Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland board chair Keith Anderson has called on politicians to recognise the central role housing plays in society.

Published 11 March 2015

New investment takes charitable bond fund to £37m

A further £2 million is to be invested in charitable bonds to help boost the supply of affordable homes, housing minister Margaret Burgess confirmed yesterday.

Published 11 March 2015

Urgent housing investment needed to address growing health and inequality crisis

Investment in housing should be seen as a preventative measure to seriously address the growing crisis in health and inequality in Scotland, the annual Chartered Institute of Housing conference in Glasgow will hear today.

Published 11 March 2015

Great Big Lintel Jam Night ‘a huge success’

Over 200 people came along to support their favourite bands at this year's Lintel Trust Great Big Lintel Jam Night.

Published 10 March 2015

Dumfries food bank picks up cash award from DGHP choir

A Dumfries-based food bank has received a cash boost this week thanks to a donation from Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership’s (DGHP) charity choir.

Published 10 March 2015

Payday lenders failing customers in arrears, says FCA

Payday lenders are failing to meet industry requirements on fair treatment of customers in arrears, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.A review of the first twelve months of the FCA’s regulation of the payday sector has shown has shown that the industry is beginning to take a more customer-focused approach to its business, but that too many firms have been failing to meet the requirements to treat customers in arrears fairly.

Published 10 March 2015

SES saves Abertay residents up to £460 on energy bills

A group of Abertay Housing Association tenants have benefitted from a reduction in annual heating bills thanks to the work of a Dundee-based energy efficiency installation contractor.

Published 10 March 2015