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Callum Chomczuk: Why everyone should understand the value of social housing

The onus is on everyone in the Scottish housing sector to reflect on our success and achievements while driving the message that there is still more work to do, writes Callum Chomczuk for Scottish Housing Day.

Published 16 September 2020

New team in place to shape Ark’s future

Ark Housing Association has completed the formation of its new-look executive team that will underpin its future growth and development strategy – as well as supporting its drive to improve services to vulnerable customers through flexible care, support services and digital transformation.

Published 16 September 2020

Muirhouse Housing Association welcomes new chair Iain Strachan

Embracing the challenges of new technology and new ways of working, Muirhouse Housing Association (MHA) members, staff and board all successfully joined together on Monday night via Zoom for their first ever virtual Annual General Meeting.

Published 16 September 2020

PoLHA delivers new affordable homes for Leith during lockdown

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) is marking Scottish Housing Day by celebrating the opening of 51 homes at Shrubhill following staggered sign-ups to allow for socially distanced moves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 16 September 2020

Work begins on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Scottish Government to invest additional £16m to tackle fuel poverty

Fuel-poor households are to benefit from a further £16 million investment to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

Published 16 September 2020

New approach to housing design could meet people’s needs throughout their lives, new research finds

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has released new research that examines taking a different approach to designing homes and communities.

Published 16 September 2020

Regulator highlights 'strong' sector finances as landlords face continued COVID-19 challenges

The Scottish Housing Regulator has praised the finances of Scotland’s social housing sector but warned that homelessness and tenant safety will continue to be a challenge as social landlords face the risks from COVID-19.

Published 16 September 2020

Elderpark launches film for Scottish Housing Day to mark £15m housing boost for Govan

Elderpark Housing has marked Scottish Housing Day today with a film focus on its showpiece £15 million housing boost for Govan.

Published 16 September 2020

Craigdale launches domestic abuse policy and becomes hate crime reporting centre

Craigdale Housing Association has decided to mark Scottish Housing Day 2020 by launching its Domestic Abuse Policy and confirming its position as a third-party reporting centre for hate crime.

Published 16 September 2020

Residents unanimously satisfied with neighbourhood management at Wellhouse

Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) has received a 100% satisfaction rating for its “contribution to the management of the neighbourhood” for the first time in an independent survey of its residents.

Published 16 September 2020

Cairn kicks off 'Out of Office' festival for staff

Cairn Housing Group is celebrating Scottish Housing Day with the start of its inaugural Out of Office Staff Festival, which will see Cairn Housing Association and Ancho colleagues participating in a wide range of online workshops and events over the next three weeks.

Published 16 September 2020

Home Group shares housing story of two customers for Scottish Housing Day

With Scottish Housing Day providing a time to celebrate affordable homes in Scotland and what makes them great, Home Group spoke to two very different customers to find out what the value of social housing means to them.

Published 16 September 2020

Cunninghame Housing Association holds first virtual SGM and AGM

Cunninghame Housing Association (CHA) held its first ever virtual Special General Meeting using MS Teams last week to decide on proposed constitutional rulebook changes and its Annual General Meeting.

Published 16 September 2020

Housing Options Scotland echoes celebratory message of Scottish Housing Day

Housing Options Scotland, the charity which helps vulnerable citizens such as disabled people to find ‘the Right Home in the Right Place’, is joining this year's celebration of social housing on Scottish Housing Day.

Published 16 September 2020