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Council’s house building programme continues with new Alyth homes

The latest new housing development built by Perth & Kinross Council was officially opened in Alyth yesterday.

Published 30 August 2016

Next stage of regeneration strategy for Glasgow city centre launched

The next stage of a ten year regeneration strategy for Glasgow city centre was launched yesterday by Councillor Frank McAveety, leader of Glasgow City Council.

Published 30 August 2016

Dundee begins international search for digital solution to homelessness

An international design competition to tackle the issue of homelessness is being launched in Dundee.

Published 30 August 2016

Blog: My vision for Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme

To coincide with the announcement of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme pilots, which is expected any day now, Changeworks is developing a series of insight papers to inform the debate on how to best deliver the programme.

Published 30 August 2016

Social attitudes survey reveals huge appetite for community involvement

Around 96 per cent of Scots think that local people should be involved in making decisions about the design and delivery of their public services, according to a new survey.

Published 30 August 2016

Continued improvement in Borders planning application decisions

Scottish Borders Council’s planning service has reported further improvements in respect of decision making on planning applications.

Published 30 August 2016

Harper Macleod completes housing association hat-trick with £35m PoLHA funding deal

The Housing team at Scottish law firm Harper Macleod has now acted in the only three private placements by Scottish housing associations to take place to date, with a combined value of over £120 million.

Published 30 August 2016

Afternoon tea for all as Banff residents celebrate 30th anniversary

Residents at a sheltered housing complex in Banff were treated to a spot of afternoon tea yesterday to celebrate a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 30 August 2016

Lintel Trust says fond farewell to director Pauline Barbour

After almost 11 years of dedicated service, Pauline Barbour has decided to move on from her post as director at Lintel Trust.

Published 29 August 2016

Inaugural Scottish Housing Day announced at CIH Scotland new office opening

Housing bodies the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland and HouseMark Scotland have formally relocated from central Edinburgh premises on Princes Street to newly refurbished offices at 160 Dundee Street in the Fountainbridge area of the west end of the city.

Published 29 August 2016

Angus Council confident of ‘limited risk’ following contractor’s demise

The collapse of a contractor involved in an affordable housing project in Angus will have no financial impact on the local authority, councillors have been told.

Published 29 August 2016

Veteran campaigner wins inaugural Mary Barbour Award

A housing activist who founded the Castlemilk East Housing Co-operative in 1984 has been crowned Glasgow’s first recipient of the Mary Barbour Award.

Published 29 August 2016

MSPs hear how Cube successfully engages with tenants

A delegation of MSPs visited Cube Housing Association last week to hear how it engages with tenants.

Published 29 August 2016

Hanover’s Tenants’ Conference a runaway success

Tenants of Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association’s housing developments across Scotland came together last week for the Association’s Tenants’ Conference, held at the Stirling Court Hotel.

Published 29 August 2016

ELHA releases its Adventures in Wonderland annual report

As the adventures continue for East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA) and its happy band of Sprites, the latest volume (containing some nonsense, a few riddles but largely lots of sensible data about the year just gone) is now available to download.

Published 29 August 2016