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Kevin Stewart urges UK Government to resolve cladding impact on mortgage lending

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has called for urgent action to resolve an issue which has seen homeowners unable to sell or re-mortgage their homes following the publication of cladding advice from the UK Government.

Published 27 January 2020

Fuel poverty rates rises for electric-only households

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling on people who rely on electricity to heat their homes to seek advice on how they can save on their energy bills as new figures show a jump in the number of electric-only households in fuel poverty.

Published 27 January 2020

Dogs permitted to stay with owners at Glasgow homeless shelter

Glasgow City Mission has introduced a scheme to allow dogs to stay with their owners through the night at its Winter Night Shelter.

Published 27 January 2020

Approval granted for new homes in Dundee

Dundee City Council has approved plans to build eight new homes on brownfield land in Dundee.

Published 27 January 2020

Scottish Government overturns two Springfield planning rejections in Moray

Springfield Properties is set to deliver nearly 350 homes across two developments in Moray after planning refusals for both applications were overturned by the Scottish Government.

Published 24 January 2020

Glasgow agrees Govan Housing Association partnership to improve pre-1919 tenement blocks

Glasgow City Council is to team up with Govan Housing Association to tackle the condition of pre-1919 homes in the city's Ibrox and Cessnock areas.

Published 24 January 2020

Kingdom awarded Investors in Young People Gold status

Kingdom Housing Association's approach to the recruitment, development and retention of young people has been recognised with Gold accreditation status in the Investors in Young People Award.

Published 24 January 2020

Queens Cross Housing Association begins consultation on £3m Woodside transformation

A public consultation has been launched into a £3 million Queens Cross Housing Association environmental improvement project to transform the look of the Woodside area of Glasgow.  

Published 24 January 2020

MSP launches tool for reporting short-term lets

Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched an online tool which allows people to report and track short-term let properties operating in their community.

Published 24 January 2020

City of Edinburgh Council 'on track' to deliver three-year budget

The City of Edinburgh Council has announced a new timetable to enable councillors to agree a three-year budget on 20 February.

Published 24 January 2020

Social Bite receives £2,100 from iconic Glasgow baths

Social Bite and the ongoing drive to defeat homelessness received a financial boost this week from Glasgow’s iconic Western Baths.

Published 24 January 2020

Cyrenians launches Falkirk social enterprise

Cyrenians has officially launched a new social enterprise offering in the heart of Falkirk at Arnotdale House in Dollar Park.

Published 24 January 2020

Woman dies after fire at East Kilbride block of flats

A woman has died after a fire broke out at a block of flats in East Kilbride.

Published 24 January 2020

Affordable housing plan for Peterculter

First Endeavour LLP is preparing to submit plans to Aberdeen City Council for a new affordable housing development to the north of Peterculter.

Published 24 January 2020

Flats planned at former Glasgow police station

Westpoint Homes has revealed plans to demolish former Cranstonhill police station in Glasgow and build a six-storey block of flats.

Published 24 January 2020