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University of Strathclyde to host 'Mock Housing Mediation'

The Mediation Clinic at the University of Strathclyde is extending invitations to observe a 'Mock Housing Mediation' next week.

Published 8 June 2021

CALA boosts green ambitions with new appointments

CALA Homes has bolstered its commitment to its newly launched Sustainability Strategy with the appointment of two sustainability analysts and a partnership with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC).

Published 8 June 2021

1,000 new homes planned as part of £500m revamp of Edinburgh’s Gyle Shopping Centre

Development manager Bankfoot APAM has unveiled plans to invest £500 million to overhaul Edinburgh’s Gyle Shopping Centre into a major "urban quarter".

Published 8 June 2021

Artisan expands Scottish operation as part of £140m new homes commitment

Artisan Real Estate has added to its management team as the developer moves forward with its £140 million investment plan focusing on low carbon city centre residential redevelopment across Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Published 8 June 2021

Economic and Social History Society of Scotland conference programme unveiled

The Economic and Social History Society of Scotland is to host a summer conference that will explore how land and natural resources have figured in the transformation of Scottish society throughout history.

Published 8 June 2021

Capital Credit Union calls for action on personal debt

Capital Credit Union is calling on the Scottish Government to appoint a financial wellbeing Tsar as part of a package of measures to help in the recovery from the Covid pandemic.

Published 8 June 2021

Edinburgh to pilot right to buy reversal to bring forward repairs

The City of Edinburgh Council is to pilot an initiative that will offer homeowners the chance to sell their homes back to the local authority if they are struggling to pay for shared repair responsibilities.

Published 7 June 2021

Joint project to support domestic abuse victims facing homelessness in East Lothian

A joint project between Women's Aid East & Midlothian (WAEML), East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA) and East Lothian Council has received a two-year grant from the Scottish Government's Third Sector Homelessness Fund.

Published 7 June 2021

David Bookbinder: Offices or public buildings? The Covid conundrum for housing associations

Given the public nature of many housing association offices, David Bookbinder suggests they should be subject to the same coronavirus restrictions as libraries and community centres.

Published 7 June 2021

New affordable homes making progress in East Calder

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has started work to deliver the first of 69 affordable homes for Home Group Scotland at its Calderwood development on land off Clifton Road in East Calder.

Published 7 June 2021

Former Livingston depot gets new lease of life as affordable homes

Construction work to build new council homes at Eagle Brae, Livingston is now well under way.

Published 7 June 2021

Canongate homes set for conservation and energy efficiency work

Residents in the Canongate area of Edinburgh's Old Town will benefit from a range of conservation and energy efficiency improvements on track to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by over 50%.

Published 7 June 2021

Housing associations help Castlemilk pantry open its doors

A new pantry aiming to help people access healthy and affordable food has opened its doors to the community in Castlemilk.

Published 7 June 2021

Mental Health arts festival gets Forgewood and Garrion growing

Forgewood Housing Co-operative and Garrion People’s Housing Co-operative have spoken of their delight to be part of this year’s Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. 

Published 7 June 2021

Robina Qureshi: The Aspen card crisis

Ten days have now passed with thousands of asylum seekers, including several hundred in Glasgow, being left without working payment cards due to a Home Office contract changeover, writes Robina Qureshi.

Published 7 June 2021