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Bield celebrates Volunteers’ Week 2019

Retirement housing developments throughout Scotland are set to highlight the good work of caring locals as they celebrate Volunteers’ Week.

Published 5 June 2019

Dr Jennifer Harris: Tackling issues in the private rented sector

The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) is embarking on a substantial new UK-wide work programme with TDS Charitable Foundation and SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust, which will aim to improve conditions and outcomes in the private rented sector.

Published 5 June 2019

Developers pull plug on Dundee build to rent project

Plans for the conversion of a former Dundee college building into build to rent and serviced apartments development have been shelved due to a lack of funding.

Published 5 June 2019

England: Housing plans 'risk accessible homes crisis’

Housing experts have today warned of an “accessible homes crisis” in England after new research revealed that less than a quarter of homes built outside London by 2030 will be suitable for older and disabled people.

Published 5 June 2019

Rock Trust opens bidding for charity art auction

Youth homelessness charity Rock Trust is exhibiting and auctioning artworks from renowned artists from across Scotland and beyond, to raise funds for their frontline work with young people.

Published 5 June 2019

Glasgow to deliver £20m community hubs investment

Proposals for the first £20 million phase of new community hubs across Glasgow have been considered by a local authority committee.

Published 5 June 2019

New benefit launched to help towards school costs

A new benefit to help low income families with school-related costs is now open for applications.

Published 5 June 2019

Dundee social enterprise aims to help connect third sector

A new social enterprise aimed at providing the best mobile telecommunications solutions for charities has been launched in Dundee.

Published 5 June 2019

Majority of Scottish housing associations report increase in number of tenants struggling to heat homes

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called on the UK Government to take “urgent action” after a survey found increasing numbers of tenants experiencing or at risk of fuel poverty.

Published 4 June 2019

Glasgow site acquisition set to deliver 150 affordable homes

A proposed development of around 150 affordable homes is being planned following the purchase of the former Wise Group site in Glasgow.

Published 4 June 2019

Aberdeen outlines vision for new residential quarter

Aberdeen City Council is to map out a programme of works for an “ambitious residential-led mixed use development” in the heart of the city.

Published 4 June 2019

Allia Impact Finance rebrands following acquisition

Allia Impact Finance has unveiled a new name, logo and website as part of a rebranding initiative.

Published 4 June 2019

Melville’s £6m housing investment rewarded with record feedback

Melville Housing Association’s work to improve the appearance and energy efficiency of social housing in Midlothian has been rewarded with record feedback in a major survey of customers.

Published 4 June 2019

MSP officially opens Arbroath affordable homes

An £8.1 million development of 71 much needed affordable homes in Arbroath has been opened by local MSP Graeme Dey.

Published 4 June 2019

Celebrating one year of Make A Stand domestic abuse campaign

A campaign to tackle domestic abuse in the housing sector has generated 337 signatories in its first year.

Published 4 June 2019