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New trustees appointed to Berwickshire Housing Association board

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees.

Published 28 September 2020

Yoker 'disappointed' at 'misleading' wording in Regulator's engagement plan

A new engagement plan from the Scottish Housing Regulator which highlights improvements at Yoker Housing Association has been largely welcomed by the landlord, though concerns have been raised regarding the appearance of "misleading" wording contained in the plan.

Published 28 September 2020

Community efforts of Berwickshire and Govan HAs discussed at Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) met last week and discussed what could be learned from how Berwickshire Housing Association and Govan Housing Association have been working with their communities during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 28 September 2020

Kingdom celebrates first year of university partnership

Kingdom Housing Association is celebrating the first year of an innovative industry partnership with the University of Stirling formed to improve the employability of Housing Studies students.

Published 28 September 2020

Thenue awards tenement refurb deal to Procast

Thenue Housing Association has awarded an £880,000 contract to refurbish 100-year-old red sandstone tenement flats in Glasgow.

Published 28 September 2020

Existing Homes Alliance Scotland gives cautious welcome to infrastructure investment

An overall increase in infrastructure investment set out in the Scottish Government’s draft Infrastructure Investment Plan has been welcomed by the Existing Homes Alliance.

Published 28 September 2020

Homes for Scotland welcomes First Home Fund extension but restates planning concerns

Proposed changes to Scottish planning regulations are at odds with the welcome extension of the First Home Fund, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 28 September 2020

Rural Stirling Housing Association praises endurance of tenants at AGM

Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA) praised the endurance of its tenents during the coronavirus emergency during its AGM last Thursday.

Published 28 September 2020

Williamsburgh Housing Association hosts virtual AGM on Scottish Housing Day

Williamsburgh Housing Association held its first virtual annual general meeting last Wednesday evening.

Published 28 September 2020

New choice-based lettings system to begin in Angus

Angus Council is to commence a new housing allocation system from the start of November that it said will put the power of choice into the hands of local home seekers.

Published 28 September 2020

SURF 2020 Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration shortlist revealed

Scotland's regeneration forum SURF has announced the 2020 shortlist for its national awards scheme, which showcases success in responding to regeneration challenges in communities across Scotland.

Published 28 September 2020

Historic Canongate tenements returned to former glory

Edinburgh World Heritage has completed major conservation work on the last of three historic tenements on the Canongate comprising of 16 residential dwellings and five shops.

Published 28 September 2020

People's Energy launches new campaign to end fuel poverty

Ex-rugby international Gareth Thomas is helping People’s Energy launch a new campaign to end fuel poverty.

Published 28 September 2020

New £10m fund to support economic and infrastructure developments around River Clyde

The Scottish Government has launched a new £10 million fund to make the area around the River Clyde an engine of sustainable and inclusive growth and kick-start its economic recovery.

Published 28 September 2020

St Andrews expansion plans approved

Plans for a major expansion in St Andrews including 900 new homes, a business park and shops, have been approved by councillors.

Published 28 September 2020