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Aberdeenshire Council to decide on retrospective Gypsy/Traveller site applications

Aberdeenshire Council will be asked to decide on two retrospective planning applications relating to an unauthorised Gypsy/Traveller site near St Cyrus today.

Published 30 April 2015

Lady Provost marks major makeover for Edinburgh hostel

Edinburgh’s Lady Provost met with young tenants of the Four Square Stopover to celebrate the Grove Street hostel’s £60,000 makeover.

Published 30 April 2015

Advertorial: PWS proves the perfect choice for Deans Engineering

Grey foiled PVC-U windows are a key element in a stylish renovation of a disused bakery building in Glasgow carried out by civil engineering and ground works specialists Deans Engineering.

Published 30 April 2015

Universal Credit and rent controls dominate Dundee West hustings

Representatives from five of the General Election candidates for the Dundee West constituency came together last night to debate social housing and devolution last night in a hustings organised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and co-hosted by Angus Housing Association.

Published 29 April 2015

Regulator publishes Charter key findings report for tenants

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new summary report for tenants on the key findings of its first National Report on the Scottish Social Housing Charter.

Published 29 April 2015

Scottish Welfare Fund helps nearly 135,000 households

The Scottish Welfare Fund has helped nearly 135,000 households since the scheme began in April 2013, according to new statistics.

Published 29 April 2015

More affordable housing investment agreed for Fife

Fife Council is to continue beyond its current commitment of 2,700 new homes by 2017 after agreeing a two-year extension of its Affordable Housing Programme.

Published 29 April 2015

Deal signed to bring 550 new homes to Dalmarnock Power Station site

The latest stage on the ongoing transformation of the Glasgow’s East End will see 550 homes constructed on the site of the former Dalmarnock Power Station, it was revealed yesterday.

Published 29 April 2015

Edinburgh approves prescription boilers scheme

Edinburgh Council has approved a ‘boiler on prescription’ scheme to improve residents’ health and reduce emergency NHS admissions.

Published 29 April 2015

Tender opens for new Heating Services Framework in Scotland

LHC Scotland would like to hear from contractors experienced in providing heating services for social landlords and other public sector bodies.

Published 29 April 2015

Cupar County Buildings housing transformation underway

A project to convert unused office space at Cupar County Buildings into social housing is now underway.

Published 29 April 2015

Pilot which offers homes to short-term prisoners extended

A pilot project which reduces reoffending and supports around 750 prisoners and ex-offenders every year will be extended to March 2017 thanks to an additional £200,000 funding from the Scottish Government.

Published 29 April 2015

Social Investment Scotland launches new third sector fund

UK investors are being targeted by a new pioneering Scottish third sector fund which aims to provide a social as well as financial return.

Published 29 April 2015

Scottish house prices up 13.3 per cent

House prices rose 13.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2014-15 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to official statistics published by Registers of Scotland (RoS).

Published 29 April 2015

Scottish Housing Regulator promotes protection for whistleblowers

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published factsheets on whistleblowing which explain the protection for whistleblowers who report public interest disclosures to the regulator.

Published 28 April 2015