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Iain Marley: Good to give this Christmas

hub West Scotland's chief executive Iain Marley discusses the launch of this year's Winter Warmer appeal.

Published 3 December 2020

Clackmannanshire partnership project to tackle food poverty

A new community-based partnership project has been established to support people in Alloa South and East.

Published 3 December 2020

Scottish Enterprise unveils £0.5 billion investment plans

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced plans to approve large grant funding of up to £0.5 billion for up to 160 new company projects before the end of the financial year.

Published 3 December 2020

New flats plan for Dundee city centre car park

Jon Frullani Architects has submitted plans to convert a Dundee city centre car park into eight new flats.

Published 3 December 2020

Helen Forsyth begins term as SFHA chair at 'critical time' for sector

Helen Forsyth has taken up her position as new chair at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) at what the organisation said is a “critical time” for the social housing sector.

Published 2 December 2020

Edinburgh tenant wins breach of statutory obligations appeal after reconsideration by Upper Tribunal

The Upper Tribunal for Scotland has allowed an appeal by the former co-tenant of a flat in Edinburgh after it was ordered to reconsider her case by the Court of Session.

Published 2 December 2020

90% of Scots want housing for all to be government guarantee

Almost nine in ten of Scots believe the government should be responsible for ensuring housing is provided to a decent standard for every citizen, no matter what their income, according to new research from CIH Scotland.

Published 2 December 2020

SFHA welcomes increase to interim funding for Affordable Housing Supply Programme

A £200 million increase to the interim funding for the Affordable Housing Supply Programme in 2021–22 will help to provide some certainty for social landlords regarding planning beyond March 2021, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.

Published 2 December 2020

Kingdom Housing Association hosts graduate trainee showcase

Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) held its first online graduate trainee showcase to a select group of guests from across the country and announced an expansion of the programme.

Published 2 December 2020

Call for action as one in four Scottish households in fuel poverty

The Scottish Government has been urged to double its funding after new figures revealed more than 600,000 homes in Scotland are in fuel poverty.

Published 2 December 2020

Kevin Stewart: Building a planning system for the future

Minister for local government, housing & planning Kevin Stewart reflects on a big week in the world of planning in Scotland.

Published 2 December 2020

Bertha Park Village to host first PRS homes from Springfield Properties

Springfield Properties will shortly enter the private rental sector (PRS) market after being granted planning approval for 75 homes at its Bertha Park Village in Perth.

Published 2 December 2020

Final piece of revised masterplan submitted for Westfield

The prospect of construction finally commencing on new homes at Westfield has moved a step closer after the owner of the site submitted the final phase of its planning application to West Lothian Council and said construction could begin in late 2021.

Published 2 December 2020

New affordable homes available across East Lothian

Affordable homes including new council houses, have been delivered across East Lothian this year.

Published 2 December 2020

Work to begin on 349 new council homes in West Lothian

West Lothian Council's ten-year pledge to facilitate the delivery of 3000 new affordable homes across the region will see work begin shortly on another project.

Published 2 December 2020