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South Ayrshire councillors reject plans for 120 homes in Symington

Plans to bring around 120 new homes to Symington have been rejected by South Ayrshire councillors.

Published 5 May 2021

Permission granted for flat conversion in Glasgow city centre

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to converted office space in a B-listed city centre building into apartments.

Published 5 May 2021

Residential plan submitted for Edinburgh care home

A former care home at 48 Polwarth Terrace in Edinburgh is to be converted into a residential development led by Yeoman McAllister Architects if planning permission is granted.

Published 5 May 2021

Plans submitted for 16 new homes on Skye

A developer has unveiled plans to deliver 16 family-sized homes in Portree on the Isle of Skye.

Published 5 May 2021

Aberdeen City Council launches consultation for planning consents for multi-storeys

Aberdeen City Council has launched a consultation for residents in multi storeys into draft guidance for planning consents after eight of the buildings were given Category A listed status.

Published 5 May 2021

Independent scrutiny board reports on performance of Mears as a housing provider

An independently chaired panel of customer representatives has published its first annual report on the performance of housing provider Mears.

Published 5 May 2021

Dundee housing development could be named after Billy Mackenzie

A new housing development just metres from the former home of music icon Billy Mackenzie could feature a street named after him.

Published 5 May 2021

Berwickshire Community Fund opens to support local projects

The Berwickshire Community Fund for 2021/2022 is now open with £57,260 available for local community projects.

Published 5 May 2021

Wellhouse names Robert Murray as new finance and corporate services manager

Wellhouse Housing Association has appointed Robert Murray as its new finance and corporate services manager.

Published 4 May 2021

Homes for Scotland secures political support for delivery of 25,000 homes a year

Industry body Homes for Scotland has secured significant political support for its own manifesto call for the delivery of at least 25,000 new homes each year.

Published 4 May 2021

CIH Scotland calls for significant investment to support the move to net zero emissions homes 

The Scottish Government must ensure the cost of its move to net zero emissions homes does not fall onto those with the lowest incomes, according to CIH Scotland.

Published 4 May 2021

Homeless Action Scotland calls for a minister for homelessness and housing

Having previously outlined the policy proposals Homeless Action Scotland believes should be adopted by the next Scottish Parliament, communications and engagement manager Garry Burns tackles each of those in detail, beginning with the introduction of a new homelessness and housing minister.

Published 4 May 2021

Architects launch net zero housebuilding strategy which will cut energy bills by 34%

A new housebuilding strategy that guarantees net zero carbon emissions for every new home, while reducing the cost of energy bills, has been launched by architects Anderson Bell + Christie (AB+C).

Published 4 May 2021

Catherine Hall: Scotland’s elections and the ever-growing importance of ‘home’

Ahead of this week's Scottish Parliament elections, new policy and practice officer at CIH Scotland Catherine Hall sets out why housing must remain at the heart of the political agenda.

Published 4 May 2021

Contractors begin work on delayed Hillcrest development in Dundee

George Martin Builders have taken over the building work at Hillcrest's delayed development on Dundee’s Seagate.

Published 4 May 2021