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Drew McPhail steps down as chair of Horizon’s board

Chairperson of Horizon Housing Association’s board Drew McPhail has handed the reins over to vice-chair Frances Wood after almost five years in the role.

Published 26 March 2015

Blackwood offers pet therapy for residents

Housing and care provider Blackwood has continued its winning streak for innovation by providing its residents with a unique form of therapy.

Published 26 March 2015

Bield tenants go to top of class with charity effort

Tenants of a retirement housing development in Dunbar have been doing their bit for charity by donating gifts to underprivileged children in Malawi.

Published 26 March 2015

TIS want to hear your Scrutiny Story

Do you have a Scrutiny Story to tell? TIS are producing a publication to share scrutiny good practice with social landlord and tenant organisations across Scotland.

Published 25 March 2015

Prospect signs up to CIH Equality and Diversity Charter

Prospect Community Housing has demonstrated its commitment to equality and diversity by signing up to the CIH Equality and Diversity Charter.

Published 25 March 2015

Housing associations team up to help people find a job

A course that uses the game of Rugby to teach participants crucial life lessons and core values is helping unemployed people find work in two of Scotland’s largest cities.

Published 25 March 2015

Record number of Scots children in working households

Scotland has the highest proportion of people living in working households across the UK according to new figures.

Published 25 March 2015

Most RSLs managing resources to ensure financial well-being

Most registered social landlords are continuing to manage their resources to ensure their financial well-being despite economic challenges, the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 25 March 2015

Housing minister launches Toryglen affordable housing development

The first phase of 55 affordable private homes for sale at Cruden Homes’ King’s View Development in Glasgow’s South Side was launched yesterday by housing minister Margaret Burgess MSP.

Published 25 March 2015

Average monthly rents in Scotland up 1.1 per cent

Average monthly rents in Scotland have risen by 1.1 per cent in the past year, the slowest increase in almost two years, new figures show.

Published 25 March 2015

Fife Council commits over £70m to keep homes warm, dry and safe

A record investment of over £70 million has been unveiled to help improve Fife’s council homes over the next year.

Published 24 March 2015

Bield to offer unique dementia service

Care and housing provider Bield is launching an innovative service aimed at offering advice and support to people with dementia.

Published 24 March 2015

Stirling Council reaches 700th solar panel milestone

Council housing in Stirling continues to become more environmentally friendly and energy efficient after the 700th installation of solar panels took place this week.

Published 24 March 2015

Council encourages tenants to switch and save on fuel bills

People across North Lanarkshire are being urged to cut their energy bills and take advantage of a fuel switching scheme organised by North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 24 March 2015

Minister visits new housing for veterans in Inverness

Veterans secretary Keith Brown has paid tribute to Scotland’s veterans during a visit to a housing development in Inverness.

Published 24 March 2015