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Blog: Why are an increasing number of people in housing talking about TECH?

Technology Enabled Care in Housing (TECH) programme co-ordinator Geraldine Begg and engagement officer Graeme Hamilton discuss the TECH programme and how it can help your organisation.

Published 17 January 2020

Homes planned at site of former Polmont care home

The former Oakbank Home on Wilson Avenue will be home to 21 new flats and seven new bungalows to be built by Falkirk Council if planning permission is obtained.

Published 17 January 2020

Glasgow flats conversion plan withdrawn for further review

Proposals to convert a former Pollokshields school building into flats have been withdrawn by the applicant.

Published 17 January 2020

170,000 children eligible for new Scottish Child Payment benefit

An estimated 170,000 children will be eligible for the new £10 weekly Scottish Child Payment when it goes live later this year, the Scottish Government has revealed.

Published 17 January 2020

SBHA prepares to take new affordable housing projects on-site

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is to start work on three new sites later this winter as it continues its commitment to help meet the growing need for affordable housing in the region.

Published 16 January 2020

Over £4.2m in Ofgem redress funding awarded to energy charities

Energy Saving Trust has today announced over £4.2 million has been awarded to 30 charities across England, Scotland and Wales in the latest round of the Energy Redress Scheme.

Published 16 January 2020

Western Isles empty homes scheme used for Airbnb style lets

Empty homes renovated under a scheme intended to ease pressure on housing stocks are being rented out to tourists in the Western Isles, according to a new report.

Published 16 January 2020

Trust Housing Association achieves Leaders in Diversity reaccreditation

National housing, support and care provider Trust Housing Association has been reaccredited with the Leaders in Diversity (LiD) award.

Published 16 January 2020

Lorna Wilson: The future’s housing

As the SFHA reveals Housing Futures as the fourth strand of its Innovation and Future Thinking programme, Lorna Wilson shares her thoughts on the announcement.

Published 16 January 2020

TIS development director celebrates 20 years’ service

The Tenants Information Service (TIS) is celebrating a significant milestone this January for development director Sharon Donohoe as she marks 20 years of service.

Published 16 January 2020

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland secures planning for new homes in Wallyford

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning permission from East Lothian Council for the development of 69 new homes at St Clements Wells in Wallyford.

Published 16 January 2020

Kirkwood Homes gets green light for Sauchen development

Councillors have approved plans for 27 new homes in the Aberdeenshire village of Sauchen.

Published 16 January 2020

Green light for retirement living scheme in Kinross

Juniper Residential has welcomed the planning approval of its proposals for a retirement living scheme on the site of the former Windlestrae Hotel in Kinross.

Published 16 January 2020

Jehan Weerasinghe: Putting customers at the heart of digital services

Digital channel shift in the housing sector gives us a huge opportunity to offer our customers a far more personalised approach to services, writes GHA’s new managing director Jehan Weerasinghe.

Published 16 January 2020

Bellway Homes submits 250-home plan for Braehead

Bellway Homes has submitted an application to Renfrewshire Council seeking to build 250 houses and flats on a brownfield site beside the Clyde at Braehead.

Published 16 January 2020