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New River Clyde Homes development nears completion

River Clyde Homes will hand over the first phase of modern new homes on the site of a former school in Port Glasgow later this year.

Published 1 June 2021

North Lanarkshire Council high-rise plans continue to take shape

The drive to improve future housing options for people living in high-rise homes in North Lanarkshire is continuing as coronavirus restrictions ease.

Published 1 June 2021

ALACHO and CaCHE prepare to unveil research into human right to adequate housing in Scotland

The Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) are to launch a report on the human right to adequate housing in Scotland next week.

Published 1 June 2021

Build to rent developers appeal Speirs Wharf decision

Developers have lodged a bid to overturn the rejection of a major build to rent development on the banks of the canal near Speirs Wharf in Glasgow.

Published 1 June 2021

Kier Group completes £110m sale of housebuilding business

The sale of Kier Group's housebuilding arm to a newly formed company owned by Terra Firma founder and chairman Guy Hands has now been completed.

Published 1 June 2021

Strong build and sales activity to pay dividends for Springfield Properties

AIM-listed housebuilder Springfield Properties said today that it expects its 2020/21 results to be significantly ahead of market expectations, reflecting significant year-on-year revenue growth.

Published 1 June 2021

Half of debt clients wish they had sought advice sooner, CAS finds

More than half (51%) of people who sought debt advice from a Citizens Advice Bureau wish they had done so sooner, new data published by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed.

Published 1 June 2021

Fife Council reaffirms commitment to tackling poverty and food insecurity

Fife Council has reaffirmed its commitment to tackling poverty and food insecurity and has agreed measures to help break the cycle for future generations.

Published 1 June 2021

UK: Victims of modern slavery missing out on vital support and left facing homelessness

Current UK Government support for people experiencing modern slavery is leaving many victims without a safe home, facing life on the streets with no way out and at risk of further exploitation, a new research report led by homeless charity Crisis has shown.

Published 1 June 2021

Unsuitable Accommodation Order extended to end of September

Temporary measures to protect people experiencing homelessness from coronavirus have been extended for three months.

Published 28 May 2021

SFHA responds to First Minister’s statement on government’s priorities

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the First Minister’s statement this week on the Scottish Government’s priorities for this parliament, including its commitment to continue tackling housing need through the delivery of affordable housing.

Published 28 May 2021

New 300-home vision unveiled for Shawlands Arcade

HAUS Collective has unveiled plans for the regeneration of The Shawlands Arcade, a well-known landmark at the heart of Glasgow’s Southside.

Published 28 May 2021

Plans submitted for 250 new homes at Letham Grange site

Plans have been submitted to build 250 new homes in a plan to redevelop the site of the one-time luxury Letham Grange resort hotel in Angus.

Published 28 May 2021

Trust Housing Association awarded Housing Provider of the Year and inclusive workplace prizes

Trust Housing Association has been named as the ‘Housing Provider of the Year’ and ranked 12th in the top 100 most inclusive workplaces in the UK at the 2021 FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, Engagement) Awards.

Published 28 May 2021

North Lanarkshire Council purchase scheme adds more homes to offering

An additional 106 properties have been turned into homes for families to rent over the last twelve months as North Lanarkshire Council continues to expand its open market purchase scheme. 

Published 28 May 2021