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Construction begins on new council housing in Bearsden

Work has commenced on a new affordable housing development on behalf of East Dunbartonshire Council.

Published 20 June 2019

Final plans to be unveiled for council homes at Irvine Harbourside

Residents in Irvine are being invited to view updated multi-million-pound proposals for much-needed new council homes at the town’s harbourside.

Published 20 June 2019

River Clyde Homes takes a stand against domestic abuse

River Clyde Homes has signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s 'Make a Stand' pledge to support people in the Inverclyde community who experience domestic abuse.

Published 20 June 2019

£500,000 Queens Cross project converts offices to homes for rent

Queens Cross Housing Association is bringing five vacant commercial properties in north west Glasgow back into productive use as new homes.

Published 20 June 2019

LAR expands its services amid new staff factoring qualifications

LAR Housing Trust is to provide factoring services for future developments after key members of staff qualified as registered property managers.

Published 20 June 2019

Centre users gladly led up garden path after Sanctuary renovation

Green-fingered visitors to a centre for disabled residents in Renfrewshire are now able to access its gardens after a renovation made the grounds wheelchair-friendly.

Published 20 June 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association tenant turns 100

One of Leith’s oldest residents has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Published 20 June 2019

Govan Law Centre highlights positive year for housing and homelessness assistance

Govan Law Centre (GLC) has highlighted the positive impact it has had providing assistance in housing, employment, debt, welfare rights and legal work in its newly published annual report.

Published 20 June 2019

New report calls for Scottish Welfare Fund safety net to be strengthened

The system for administering emergency payments used by people who have run out of money for food and other essentials could be improved but needs more cash, according to a new report.

Published 20 June 2019

Making sure your minutes fit for purpose

The Regulatory Framework now requires governing body meeting minutes to be publicly available as well as published online.

Published 20 June 2019

Simon Community Scotland boosted by law firm donation

Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland (SCS) has received a boost after the Glasgow office of law firm Irwin Mitchell raised £6,555 to support its work.

Published 20 June 2019

Perth development recognised for affordable housing excellence

An affordable housing development in Perth has been named the best in Scotland.

Published 20 June 2019

Dundee housing workers to be balloted for industrial action

Union members in the housing department within Dundee City Council are to be balloted for industrial action after more than 500 hundred workers in construction and environmental services voted to strike.

Published 19 June 2019

Abernethy set for affordable homes after Hadden approval

Perthshire-based housebuilder Hadden Homes has gained planning consent to build 29 private family homes for sale plus 10 affordable homes in the village of Abernethy.

Published 19 June 2019

Scottish Help to Buy figures ‘highlight potential for disparity’ with rest of UK

News of the success of the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy shared equity scheme has been welcomed by Homes for Scotland (HFS) but the trade body has emphasised the importance of maintaining a level playing field across the border.

Published 19 June 2019