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Work resumes on Warmer Homes Scotland fuel poverty scheme

A national scheme to help reduce people’s fuel bills restarted yesterday, bringing more than 300 staff out of furlough to start installing energy efficiency measures in people’s homes.

Published 2 July 2020

Aberdeen resumes council house building programme

CHAP Group has recommenced work on Aberdeen City Council's council house building programme.

Published 2 July 2020

Communities groups led by River Clyde Homes secure £100,000 funding

A network of community groups led by River Clyde Homes has made a successful bid to the Scottish Government that will bring a £100,000 windfall to the Inverclyde area.

Published 2 July 2020

Ardenglen Housing Association wins over £15,000 funding for digital connection programme

Ardenglen Housing Association has been awarded funding totalling £15,454 from The National Lottery Community Fund to help its senior residents become more digitally included.

Published 2 July 2020

Forgewood and Garrion People’s reach 5,000 meals milestone

Forgewood Housing Cooperative and Garrion People’s Housing Cooperative provided their 5000th meal this week as part of their response to COVID-19.

Published 2 July 2020

Dundee City Council awarded additional funding for discretionary housing payments

Dundee City Council has been awarded an additional £200,000 by the Scottish Government to support tenants who are under financial pressure due to coronavirus.

Published 2 July 2020

Demand surges for new build homes while most people appreciate their home ‘more than ever’

With show homes and sales offices in Scotland now open again as lockdown restrictions begin to ease, builders are reporting strong levels of interest.

Published 2 July 2020

Convenience store to help vulnerable Glasgow residents

Glasgow City Council and One O One Convenience Stores have launched a new food supply and delivery service to help the city's most vulnerable and shielding citizens with the aid of Community Transport Glasgow.

Published 2 July 2020

Restored Victorian apartment named Scotland’s Home of the Year

A restored Victorian conversion in Glasgow’s West End has been crowned Scotland’s Home of the Year in the finale of a BBC Scotland series.

Published 2 July 2020

Holyrood committee drops rent controls bill

A bill to control rent levels is unlikely to be debated in Holyrood after the Local Government Committee decided there was not enough time to scrutinise it.

Published 1 July 2020

Bield appoints Diana MacLean and Iain Baxter to management team

Bield has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Diana MacLean as director of customer experience and Iain Baxter as digital project lead.

Published 1 July 2020

Scottish Housing Regulator ends appointment of statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its appointment of a statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association after the association made significant improvements to its governance and financial health.

Published 1 July 2020

New Gorbals Housing Association secures funding from The Housing Finance Corporation

New Gorbals Housing Association is to receive £4.5 million in funding from The Housing Finance Corporation's 25-year Funding No.3 Bond at a record-low fixed rate of 1.998%.

Published 1 July 2020

140 homes approved for Highland village

The Highland Council has approved plans to build 140 homes in Evanton in Ross-shire.

Published 1 July 2020

UK sees 39% rise in deep poverty since 2000

The UK has seen a 39% increase in deep poverty since 2000, according to a new report published by the Social Metrics Commission.

Published 1 July 2020