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Full plans lodged for first 146-home phase of Arbroath expansion

Detailed designs for 146 new homes, a quarter of which will be affordable, have been submitted for the north-western edge of Arbroath.

Published 21 October 2021

Flats plan at former Springburn football ground makes progress

Merchant Homes Ltd and Advance Construction (Scotland) Ltd have followed a recent consultation regarding plans for 84 flats in Springburn with a formal planning application to Glasgow City Council.

Published 21 October 2021

HACT launches Energy Hardship Fund

The Energy Hardship Fund, set up by HACT, is aiming to raise £1 million to help residents who are struggling with the cost of their energy bills this winter, providing them with energy and cash vouchers.

Published 21 October 2021

BHA lends support to Eyemouth community projects

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is supporting projects in Eyemouth which will help tackle food poverty and also provide sports equipment for Eyemouth Primary School.

Published 21 October 2021

ROS: Scottish house prices up 16% in a year

The latest provisional statistics from Registers of Scotland (ROS) show that the average price of a property in Scotland in August 2021 was £180,832, an increase of 16.9% on August 2020.

Published 21 October 2021

Lettings agency bemoans 'crazy' Glasgow property rental prices

The residential property letting market in Glasgow and its surrounding areas is “going crazy” with rental prices soaring to record levels, according to Riccardo Giovanacci, the managing director of agency Newton Letting. 

Published 21 October 2021

Four homes expected to be demolished after Ayr explosion

Four homes caught up in an explosion in South Ayrshire this week are likely to be demolished and 35 others remain cordoned off, the council has revealed.

Published 21 October 2021

CaCHE launches new equality, diversity and inclusion initiative

The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has unveiled its equality, diversity and inclusion initiative.

Published 21 October 2021

Council leader visits Airdrie housing development

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue, visited the Orrs development site in Airdrie, to view the progress of the project which will deliver a mix of new housing and commercial units for Airdrie.

Published 21 October 2021

Scottish Government launches national food insecurity plan

Proposals to end the need for food banks as a primary response to food insecurity have been published by the Scottish Government. 

Published 21 October 2021

Falkirk unveils five-year plan for 1,600 additional social homes

Falkirk Council has announced ambitious new social housing plans with over 1,600 additional homes planned over the next five years.

Published 20 October 2021

A year in review and new board members at Caledonia AGM

Caledonia Housing Association has appointed three new board members at its Annual General Meeting.

Published 20 October 2021

Homes for social rent at Calton church approved

Glasgow City Council has approved plans for 40 flats for social rent on vacant land around a historic Calton church.

Published 20 October 2021

Investigations continue into Ayr home explosion

South Ayrshire Council has praised the level of community support that has emerged after a house explosion in Kincaidston on Monday.

Published 20 October 2021

74 flats proposed at former Glasgow car park

A flats complex comprising 74 properties is the subject of early proposals for a car park in central Glasgow.

Published 20 October 2021