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Evidence review into affordability of affordable housing sector

The Scottish Government has published a literature and evidence review into the affordability of rent in the affordable housing sector.

Published 19 June 2019

Homeless charity Move On boosted by Hillcrest’s £25,000 award

A £25,000 award which was raised through a special event by Hillcrest and donated to charity Move On last year has been instrumental in bringing brighter futures to a number of vulnerable and homeless people.

Published 19 June 2019

Cairn celebrates success of intergenerational community project

A Stenhousemuir community empowerment project which brings generations together to read has been hailed a success by organiser Cairn.

Published 19 June 2019

TIS chief executive announces vision for Housing to 2040 at National Conference

Over 300 tenants and housing organisations from across Scotland gathered to share good practice at this year’s TIS National Housing Conference and Exhibition last weekend.

Published 19 June 2019

Dealing with Difficult Conversations – Summer sessions

SHARE is passionate about supporting the future of the social housing sector, not only training new staff through modern apprentice schemes, but also supporting current housing staff to fulfil their potential and progress up the career ladder.

Published 19 June 2019

Lisa Glass: Making rights real – the new National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership

Shelter Scotland’s Lisa Glass responds to the Scottish Government's announcement of a National Taskforce on human rights and asks how can this improve things for those facing homelessness?

Published 19 June 2019

Scottish Law Commission seeks views on mortgage law reform

The Scottish Law Commission has published a discussion paper seeking views on proposals for the reform of securities granted over land and buildings in Scotland.

Published 19 June 2019

Scottish house prices up by 1.6%

The average price of a property in Scotland increased by 1.6% in 12 months to reach £150,825 in April 2019.

Published 19 June 2019

Three Space for Growth hubs to be established in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved plans for three Space for Growth hubs which will provide affordable space from which local social enterprises and community-based organisations can operate to provide social and economic benefit for the city.

Published 19 June 2019

New CEO takes the helm at Albyn Group

Albyn Group has appointed established Highland businesswoman and third sector specialist, Lisa Buchanan, as chief executive officer (CEO).

Published 18 June 2019

Govan’s housing associations meet university over new campus plans

Three housing associations in Govan have met the University of Glasgow to learn more of its multi-million pound campus destined for their doorstep.

Published 18 June 2019

CIH Scotland supports accelerated programme for energy efficiency

CIH Scotland has called for the introduction of a minimum energy efficiency standard of EPC C for all homes by 2030, including owner occupied homes.

Published 18 June 2019

Ministers face Planning Bill headache as legislation reaches final stage of scrutiny

Ministers are being urged to go further in its attempts to deliver change to Scotland’s planning system but have also faced calls that last minute amendments to the Planning (Scotland) Bill could “derail” the system altogether.

Published 18 June 2019

Aberdeenshire Council takes ownership of new homes for rent

Inverurie, Oldmeldrum and Peterhead are the latest communities to benefit from Aberdeenshire Council’s new-build housing strategy, with 63 new homes reaching completion between the three developments.

Published 18 June 2019

New website launched by Southside Housing Association

Southside Housing Association has gone live this month with its new website.

Published 18 June 2019