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Aberdeen City Council awards Central Demolition contract for sinking flats

Homes found to be sinking into the ground in Aberdeen will finally be demolished after the local authority issued a contract worth more than £400,000 for the work.

Published 8 April 2021

England: Housing association to deliver new homes on existing London rooftops

Almost 150 new homes are set to be developed on top of existing apartment blocks in London thanks to a joint venture between a housing association and a developer.

Published 8 April 2021

Calma Group appoints David Natusch as project director

Experienced site and project manager David Natusch has been appointed project director at Glasgow development company Calma Group.

Published 8 April 2021

Arneil Johnston welcomes Investors in People Platinum accreditation

Housing consultancy Arneil Johnston is celebrating having achieved the prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation.

Published 8 April 2021

Scottish landlords would tell others to invest in buy-to-let homes, survey finds

Three-quarters of private rental landlords in Scotland say they would recommend buy-to-let as an investment, according to a new survey conducted by tenanted property sales specialists Portolio.

Published 8 April 2021

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches new service for pets of people affected by homelessness

The charity StreetVet will be launching its outreach services to Aberdeen on April 27, working in partnership with Aberdeen Cyrenians to support its clients and their furry friends affected by homelessness.

Published 8 April 2021

Linstone appoints Frank Boyle as new director of property and assets

Frank Boyle has joined Linstone Housing as its new director of property and assets.

Published 7 April 2021

Williamsburgh Housing Association completes Kilbarchan development

Williamsburgh Housing Association has completed its new build development at Milliken Road in Kilbarchan.

Published 7 April 2021

Affordable housing requirements for new Cairngorms developments increased

The implementation of a new Local Development Plan for the Cairngorms National Park has paved the way for an increase in the number of affordable homes required in new developments within the communities that have the greatest need.

Published 7 April 2021

Regulator publishes statistical information on RSL audited financial statements

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the audited financial statements for all registered social landlords (RSLs) for 2019/20. 

Published 7 April 2021

Doug Gibson: Scaling up Housing First across Scotland

Doug Gibson has been involved in the adoption and scaling up of Housing First through his role as programme manager for the Housing First Pathfinder. As the approach extends across most council areas in Scotland from this week, he considers how it could help end large scale homelessness for good.

Published 7 April 2021

Kingdom Housing Association energy adviser recognised at national Fuel Poverty Awards

Kingdom Housing Association is celebrating after winning a top accolade at Energy Action Scotland’s Fuel Poverty Awards.

Published 7 April 2021

Queens Cross helps Glasgow cycle firm peddle its way to international expansion

A specialised cycle manufacturer has broken into international markets from its base in northwest Glasgow thanks to help from Queens Cross Workspace, part of the Queens Cross Group which also manages around 4500 houses in the area through its housing association.

Published 7 April 2021

Community buys land in Lochinver for affordable housing

The community purchase of the Lochinver Glebe from the Church of Scotland has now gone through with the Assynt Development Trust planning to use the land for affordable housing.

Published 7 April 2021

Community-owned affordable housing drive launched in Dufftown

Dufftown and District Community Association (DDCA) has launched a period of consultation, scoping and design for future expansions to Dufftown’s housing stock.

Published 7 April 2021