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Disability group launches online resource

Members of the Disabled Persons Housing Service in Fife have launched a national resource which they helped develop.

Published 31 March 2015

Everyone’s a winner at Partick fun run

Partick Housing Association held a fun run at Thornwood Primary School and made sure that everyone who took part had a great time and were rewarded with a “Challenge Hero” medal.

Published 31 March 2015

Plans to protect tenants from eviction and unjustified rent increases

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into a reform of the laws in the private rented sector which it hopes will remove the fear of eviction and help tenants to assert their rights.

Published 31 March 2015

Crown could take £1m of unclaimed rent deposits by 2018

SafeDeposits Scotland has called for an overhaul to a government scheme designed to protect tenants’ cash from unscrupulous landlords amid concerns the Crown will receive £1 million in unclaimed deposits by 2018.

Published 31 March 2015

SFHA to begin housing hustings series in Gordon

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is organising four housing hustings debates during the general election campaign to allow people to put their questions to candidates in their area.

Published 31 March 2015

Stranraer moving in project granted DGHP funding

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has granted funding from its community fund to a Stranraer project to help people move in to their new homes.

Published 31 March 2015

Queens Cross launches online local history project

Queens Cross Housing Association has launched a history project with a difference at an event at Glasgow’s historic Mitchell Library.

Published 31 March 2015

Consultation begins as Aberdeenshire planning blueprint published

Aberdeenshire’s Proposed Local Development Plan has now been published and is available for public comment until May 8.

Published 31 March 2015

Care group helps 4,500 people repair and improve homes

A social enterprise has helped around 4,500 elderly and disabled people repair and improve their homes in the past year.

Published 31 March 2015

University study to record social history of Glasgow’s high rises

A two year project has started to record the social history of Glasgow’s notorious high-rise flats for the first time.

Published 31 March 2015

Sick and disabled claimants to lose up to £80 per week under leaked Tory plans

The Conservatives are considering cuts of up to £80 a week for sick and disabled claimants if they win the election, plans leaked to the BBC have revealed.

Published 28 March 2015

Glasgow homeless service workers to strike over pay grade dispute

As many as 70 workers in Glasgow's homeless service are to go on strike on Tuesday over a pay dispute with the city council.

Published 27 March 2015

Cube starts £11m project to cut tenants’ fuel bills

Three communities in Glasgow will benefit from a massive £11 million investment to make homes more energy efficient.

Published 27 March 2015

Minister highlights ‘standout’ South Lanarkshire sheltered housing complex

South Lanarkshire Council’s newest sheltered housing complex has been singled out for praise by the Scottish Government’s minister for housing and welfare.

Published 27 March 2015

Hjaltland Housing Association receives Lottery grant

Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) has been awarded a substantial lottery grant worth £375,793 to help fund a project to support young people coming out of care.

Published 27 March 2015