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Glasgow Credit Union makes £10m pledge to first-time buyers

Glasgow Credit Union has pledged to make £10 million available to help first time buyers onto the property ladder this year from as little as £1000 deposit.

Published 28 April 2015

Housing targets threatened by skill shortages, warns FMB

Plans to alleviate Scotland’s housing crisis could be threatened by increasing shortages of bricks and bricklayers, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has warned.

Published 28 April 2015

Work starts on new Alexandria affordable housing

The start of a new development of affordable housing in central Alexandria was marked by a ‘sod cutting’ ceremony last week.

Published 28 April 2015

GE2015: SNP calls for 100,000 affordable UK homes per year

The SNP has called on the UK government to increase housing investment to enable 100,000 affordable homes to be built in the UK every year.

Published 28 April 2015

East Renfrewshire landlords set to get expert advice at special event

Landlords who own properties in East Renfrewshire are set to get some expert advice on letting and related topics including tenancy deposit schemes and the Trusted Trader scheme at a special event tonight.

Published 28 April 2015

GE2015: Labour’s housing manifesto draws widespread criticism

Labour’s latest housing plans will only make the housing crisis worse, an array of sector bodies have warned.

Published 28 April 2015

Wales: Housing manifesto launched for 2016 election

Twenty Welsh housing organisations have joined together under the Homes for All Cymru banner to launch their manifesto, ahead of the National Assembly for Wales 2016 election.

Published 28 April 2015

Signed Colin Stein shirt anonymously donated to Shelter Scotland

A Shelter Scotland charity shop in Clarkston is hoping to score with an auction of a signed Scotland shirt.

Published 28 April 2015

Sex offender strategy ‘not fit for purpose’, landlords warn

A group of 15 community-based housing associations in Glasgow are demanding that the Scottish Government carry out a root and branch review of its strategy for providing housing for sex offenders.

Published 24 April 2015

Regulator explains how it deals with potentially serious issues

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the first in a new series of information notes about how it works.

Published 24 April 2015

Campaigners descend on capital to Make Renting Right

A campaign aimed at making Scotland’s growing private rented sector fit for families and fairer for all hits Edinburgh on Monday.

Published 24 April 2015

Aberdeenshire commits additional £2.2m to increase affordable housing supply

Aberdeenshire Council is to commit a further £2.2m to increase the supply of affordable housing, subject to ongoing discussions regarding the Scottish Government’s position in terms of additional funding.

Published 24 April 2015

Caledonia Housing Association celebrates award of excellence

Caledonia Housing Group has achieved the prestigious Committed to Excellence accreditation from Quality Scotland.

Published 24 April 2015

Link in running for national charity award

Link Group Ltd is celebrating being named as a finalist in the 2015 Scottish Charity Awards.

Published 24 April 2015

Forgewood Housing Co-Op welcomes Czech Republic delegation to North Lanarkshire

Forgewood Housing Co-op Ltd and Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau welcomed visitors from the Czech Republic Ministry of Social Affairs and the country’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau to North Lanarkshire.

Published 24 April 2015