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Elderpark Housing's Elspeth Millen receives BEM

Elspeth Millen, a long-standing servant of housing in the Govan community, has been presented with her British Empire Medal.

Published 18 October 2021

Homeless Project Scotland highlights increasing number of homeless ex-convicts in Glasgow

Homeless Project Scotland has revealed that it has helped more than 50 rough sleepers on the streets of Glasgow city centre in the last two weeks.

Published 18 October 2021

TGDT secures £507,000 to help build affordable homes at former school

The Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust (TGDT) has secured £507,000 from Social Investment Scotland (SIS) to help build affordable housing on the site of the former Tomintoul Secondary School.

Published 18 October 2021

New joint CIH report looks at major savings in housing sector

A new report by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and the Centre for Homelessness Impact highlights that money spent on housing support could be used more effectively.

Published 18 October 2021

UK builders warn of fewer new affordable homes due to safety crisis costs

Plans for thousands of affordable homes are likely to be dropped as billions of pounds are set aside to fix the building safety crisis, UK builders have warned.

Published 18 October 2021

Morgan Sindall launches machine learning software platform for social housing sector

Construction and regeneration group Morgan Sindall Group plc will this week launch a technology platform that uses machine learning to provide social housing landlords and tenants with real-time, actionable insights to help them ensure their properties are healthy, legally compliant and more energy-efficient.

Published 18 October 2021

Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team win at National Excellence Awards

Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team has won the coveted In-house Payroll Team of the Year award at the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Annual Excellence Awards.

Published 15 October 2021

Wellhouse Housing Association invests almost £250,000 in window replacement programme

Wellhouse Housing Association announced has announced that a window replacement programme worth almost £250,000 is now underway.

Published 15 October 2021

Plans to buy Britain's most remote pub move forward thanks to SLF funding

Plans for a Scottish community to buy the UK's most remote pub have moved closer to completion after the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) granted funding to support the scheme.

Published 15 October 2021

Ariane Burgess: Have your say on short-term lets

Ariane Burgess MSP, convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee Agenda, is urging Scottish residents to have their say on short-term lets legislation.

Published 15 October 2021

Cruden Homes submits plans for 50 new homes in Livingston

Cruden Homes has submitted plans to build 52 new affordable flats in Livingston on the site of the former St Columba’s Church in Craigshill.

Published 15 October 2021

Companies bidding to win public sector contracts must pay the real living wage

Companies bidding to win Scottish Government contracts will have to pay the real Living Wage.

Published 15 October 2021

City of Edinburgh council urges landlords and homeowners to prepare for new fire safety legislation

The City of Edinburgh Council is reminding all city landlords and homeowners that every home in Scotland must comply with new fire safety legislation which will come into force early next year.

Published 15 October 2021

Scotland Excel: Supporting Scotland's Green Recovery Webinar

Scotland Excel is running a free webinar in the week before the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow next month to bring together industry leaders to discuss how ‘through innovation and collaboration, the public, third and private sectors can accelerate action to tackle the climate emergency’. One of the four goals of COP26 is to consider ways of working together to rise to the challenges of the climate crisis. Public procurement is a key driver of Scotland's econ

Published 15 October 2021

HHP announces completion of six new homes at Sealladh Beinn Dail

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has announced the successful completion of Sealladh Beinn Dail, South Dell, Isle of Lewis by Alex Murray Construction.

Published 14 October 2021