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Bield’s sheltered housing tenants keep cats cosy with donated blankets

Tenants of Bield’s Clyde Court, a very sheltered housing development in Arbroath, have generously donated hand knitted blankets to a cat protection centre in the local area.

Published 5 May 2015

Call for tighter PRS restrictions to prevent tenants being ‘edged into poverty’

Campaigners have called for the reintroduction of private rent controls after new figures reveal a massive increase in rents in Scotland’s biggest cities.

Published 1 May 2015

£2.9m Midlothian project to meet demand for smaller affordable properties

Midlothian RSL Melville Housing Association is to deliver 28 new high quality affordable homes for the local area, thanks to a £2.8 million deal with house builder Taylor Wimpey.

Published 1 May 2015

Kilmarnock affordable housing development handed over to council

The keys have been handed over for a £4.4 million affordable housing development in Kilmarnock.

Published 1 May 2015

Pineview achieves Investors in Young People and Investors in People Silver accreditation

Glasgow based Pineview Housing Association has achieved the double success of Investors in Young People and Investors in People Silver accreditation.

Published 1 May 2015

MSPs back Wheatley customer services campaign

A staff campaign by Wheatley Group aimed at taking its award-winning customer services to the next level has been supported by shadow cabinet secretary Ken Macintosh MSP.

Published 1 May 2015

Top marks for Thenue’s pioneering learning course

A pioneering partnership between a housing association and a college to help the unemployed learn new skills and improve their job prospects has celebrated another milestone.

Published 1 May 2015

Queens Cross celebrates housing support across generations

Queens Cross Housing Association held a celebration of housing support across generations at the Glasgow Science Centre this week.

Published 1 May 2015

England: Coalition’s housing record ‘breaches human rights’

The UK government has breached British citizens’ human rights by failing in its obligations to promote access to safe and affordable housing, according to a report to be submitted to the United Nations (UN).

Published 1 May 2015

Blackwood staff to walk 54 miles in 24hrs for charity

Staff at housing and care provider Blackwood are embarking on a new adventure this spring in order to raise money for a fantastic cause.

Published 1 May 2015

Scotland's population reaches record levels

Scotland’s population reached its highest ever total in 2014, new statistics have shown.

Published 1 May 2015

Scottish landlords enjoy highest rental profits ever recorded

Annual rental returns in Scotland have risen to the highest ever recorded, according to the latest data.

Published 30 April 2015

Civil society groups demand ethical public procurement

New public procurement rules in Scotland should help tackle tax dodging, blacklisting and climate change, according to a coalition of civil society coalitions.

Published 30 April 2015

Social housing rents campaign gathers pace

Abertay Housing Association is one of 24 UK organisations to have signed up for a new social housing rents campaign, launched to deliver vital time and cost savings for housing providers.

Published 30 April 2015

Foundations laid for new homes in Lerwick

Building work has begun on two new Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) projects in Lerwick which when complete will accommodate 55 tenants.

Published 30 April 2015