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University of Dundee exhibition charts history of city’s housing changes

The history of housing in Dundee, with a particular focus on communal and social housing, is explored in a new exhibition at the University of Dundee.

Published 14 November 2019

Works begin at residential-led development in Jackton

CALA Homes (West) has started essential preparatory works for the development of around 400 homes in Jackton.

Published 14 November 2019

England: Clarion becomes UK's first provider to adopt sustainable housing model

Clarion Housing is to become the first housing association in the country to adopt a new pan-European initiative which promotes sustainability.

Published 14 November 2019

Custom homes development unveiled in Millerhill

A developer of custom-built homes has brought forward a new development of 10 customisable homes in Midlothian.

Published 14 November 2019

Former Police Scotland offices marketed as housing development opportunity

Former Police Scotland offices in the centre of Aberdeen are being marketed as an opportunity to build more city residential accommodation.

Published 14 November 2019

Ayrshire Housing Association submits plans for 40 flats on Ayr's harbourside

Ayrshire Housing Association has submitted a planning application for 40 flats on Ayr's harbourside.

Published 13 November 2019

Bellway to deliver almost 1,000 new homes with landmark investment

Bellway’s Scotland West division has announced plans to build close to 1,000 additional new homes.

Published 13 November 2019

New report calls for greater homelessness protection for care leavers

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has pledged to deliver new recommendations to improve support for care leavers at risk of homelessness.

Published 13 November 2019

Arrears and rent affordability still a challenge for sector, says Regulator

The financial performance of most registered social landlords (RSLs) remains strong, but challenges around increased arrears and voids as well as above-inflation rent increases remain a concern, the Scottish Housing Regulator has said.

Published 13 November 2019

Homes for Scotland calls for ways to improve outlook of Scotland’s housing

Housing supply growth has varied across Scotland and a number of challenges and opportunities await the industry in coming years, according to new research from Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 13 November 2019

Abertay receives funding for 'life-changing' extension to Kingoodie property

Abertay Housing Association has received partial grant funding from the Scottish Government to extend the property of a tenant with severe developmental delay.

Published 13 November 2019

Housing minister officially opens LAR's largest housing development to date

Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP officially opened LAR Housing Trust's biggest housing development to date as the charity earmarked Edinburgh as a key focus for future development.

Published 13 November 2019

Bellsmyre residents view Caledonia’s approach to developing communities

Members of Bellsmyre Housing Association's Residents’ Forum visited two housing developments in Perth to see how Caledonia Housing Association approaches regeneration and community engagement.

Published 13 November 2019

Hamish Trench: Regional land use partnerships

With the Scottish Land Commission being asked to advise the Scottish Government on the establishment of regional land use partnerships, chief executive Hamish Trench looks at what the body will need to consider.

Published 13 November 2019

North Lanarkshire Council welcomes 700th council house tenants

North Lanarkshire Council has welcomed its 700th tenants into their new home at the Calder Court housing development in Motherwell.

Published 13 November 2019