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North east letting agent offers no deposit scheme to tenants

A letting agent and property management company is offering a new way for people to rent a property without the substantial outlay of paying a deposit.

Published 12 November 2019

SafeDeposits Scotland to train Stirling landlords on dispute management

SafeDeposits Scotland is hosting workshops to train Stirling landlords on dispute management.

Published 12 November 2019

Edinburgh and Aberdeen among best cities to live and work in UK

Edinburgh and Aberdeen are among the best places to live and work in the UK, according to the Demos-PwC Good Growth for Cities Index.

Published 12 November 2019

Wheatley Group appoints Pauline McDonald as new head of care

Pauline McDonald has been appointed as Wheatley Group's new head of care for the East of Scotland.

Published 11 November 2019

Home Group to bring new affordable homes to Dundee

Home Group in Scotland has been chosen to create new homes for affordable rent in Dundee.

Published 11 November 2019

Call for compulsory sales orders to tackle empty homes

A Holyrood committee has called on the Scottish Government to fulfil its commitment and introduce compulsory sales orders to tackle the blight of empty homes.

Published 11 November 2019

Eildon wins two awards at Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce event

The Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce has recognised Eildon Housing Association with two top awards at its Business Excellence Awards.

Published 11 November 2019

Glasgow tenement building collapses after fire in ground-floor shop

A three-storey tenement building in Glasgow has partially collapsed after a fire broke out in a ground-floor shop.

Published 11 November 2019

More than 100 empty homes a month brought back into use in Scotland

New data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has revealed that more than 100 formerly empty homes are being brought back into use every month thanks to specialist staff in Scottish local councils.

Published 11 November 2019

Report reveals local boost from proposed new Renfrewshire development

A proposed housing development in Houston, Renfrewshire, would generate significant job and economic benefits, according to new research.

Published 11 November 2019

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle’s Northumbria University have paid a visit to Shawfairt to learn how a new town is created and developed.

Published 11 November 2019

Scotland ‘poised for Scandi-style heating revolution’

The Scottish Government’s new Heat Networks Bill could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes heated renewably by 2030, cutting emissions from heat by 10% and helping tackle the climate emergency, according to a new study.

Published 11 November 2019

RBS to launch UK's first 'social bond' to address regional inequality

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to launch the UK's first "social bond" to address regional inequality and boost economic growth.

Published 11 November 2019

Flooding action plan launched to protect communities from extreme weather

An action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding has been launched by the Scottish Government.

Published 11 November 2019

District heat network turns up the heat in Stirling

A groundbreaking project that could see homes in the Forthside area of Stirling provided with heat that’s generated from waste water is now fully operational in the area.

Published 11 November 2019