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Spring start for Saltcoats tower blocks refurbishment pending expected tender approval

The extensive refurbishment of two tower blocks in Saltcoats is set to begin in the spring should a tender be agreed by councillors this week.

Published 20 January 2020

Argyll Community Housing Association opens first homes in Kilmartin

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed its first new build development in the village of Kilmartin, just north of Lochgilphead.

Published 20 January 2020

Fairer rent structure on the Horizon for 2020

Horizon Housing Association is to introduce a new rent structure which aims to deliver rents that are fairer, more transparent and easier for tenants to understand.

Published 20 January 2020

South Ayrshire Council wins TPAS award

South Ayrshire Council's corporate and housing policy team has been recognised for the work it undertakes with tenants at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) awards ceremony.

Published 20 January 2020

Energy campaign launched by charity which delivered over £1m in savings last year

A campaign which aims to help people save money on their energy bills through free and impartial advice is being launched across the country today.

Published 20 January 2020

Urgent change in infrastructure approach required to deliver net zero carbon economy

The Scottish Government should put “place” at the heart of coherent, infrastructure prioritisation and planning to achieve an inclusive net zero carbon economy, according to a 30-year infrastructure blueprint published today.

Published 20 January 2020

Green light for 160 Persimmon homes in Wormit

Persimmon Homes has been granted permission to build 158 homes in Wormet, Fife.

Published 20 January 2020

Glasgow contributes to 51% surge in build to rent completions in 2019

The number of completed homes for the UK build to rent (BTR) sector increased by 51% in 2019 with Glasgow among the key cities leading the way, new figures have shown.

Published 20 January 2020

Gillespie Macandrew advises on £285m of new build plot sales

Law firm Gillespie Macandrew completed new build plot sales worth £285 million in 2019, representing an increase of 60% on previous annual sale value and representing over 10% of all private new build house sales in Scotland.

Published 20 January 2020

Two Elderpark Housing staff celebrate 40 years of service

Two long-serving members of staff at Elderpark Housing are celebrating their 40 years of service with the Association.

Published 17 January 2020

Aberdeen affordable homes plan recommended for refusal

Councillors have been asked to reject plans for 30 affordable homes in the west of Aberdeen.

Published 17 January 2020

New council homes approved for Maybole

Plans have been approved to build 14 new council homes on contaminated land in Maybole.

Published 17 January 2020

Alex Orr: Draft proposal published for capital’s development

As the City of Edinburgh Council publishes its plan for the sustainable development of the city until 2030, Alex Orr outlines what the proposals mean for greenbelt development, affordable housing, short-term lets and more.

Published 17 January 2020

Sigma Capital expands Edinburgh team to support PRS offering

Edinburgh-based PRS property investor Sigma Capital has expanded its Edinburgh team with four new starters across its development, finance and administration teams.

Published 17 January 2020

Helen Harrison named new operations director at Integrator Housing Solutions

Asset management software provider Integrator Housing Solutions has appointed a new operations director as the business looks ahead to continued growth in its 20th year. 

Published 17 January 2020