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Housing First provision primed for successful expansion across Scotland, report finds

The Housing First Pathfinder has been highly effective at supporting people with the sharpest experiences of homelessness to stay in their homes, according to the country’s first evaluation of Housing First, published this week by I-SPHERE at Heriot-Watt University.

Published 24 September 2021

Headline findings from Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder evaluation interim report

Prof Sarah Johnsen and Dr Janice Blenkinsopp provide an overview of the main findings from the first interim report of the independent evaluation of Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder programme.

Published 22 September 2021

East Ayrshire tenants federation secures £7,000 of funding for IT equipment

The East Ayrshire Federation of Tenants & Residents (EAFED) has secured £7,000 in grant funding from Foundation Scotland and the Corra Foundation to purchase IT equipment.

Published 18 August 2020

Applications open for Third Sector Resilience Fund

Applications are now open for the Scottish Government's Third Sector Resilience Fund.

Published 27 March 2020

£4.5m Third Sector Homelessness Fund launched

The £4.5 million Third Sector Homelessness Fund is now open for applications.

Published 27 January 2020

International reaction as Housing First in Scotland passes 150 tenancy milestone

Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has reached another milestone with the creation of more than 150 tenancies, a monitoring report released today has revealed.

Published 19 November 2019

100 formerly homeless people have their own home with Housing First Scotland

A ground-breaking response to homelessness in Scotland has reached a milestone with more than 100 people having a home of their own along with appropriate support.

Published 23 August 2019

Housing First gathers pace with ambitious three-year plan

Scotland could be free from the most visible and acute forms of homelessness within three years as the Scottish Government-backed Housing First Pathfinder programme officially ramps up in five cities: Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling.

Published 2 April 2019

Housing First fund takes ‘significant step’ with first wave of new support

Five projects that will aim to help hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support have been awarded the first wave of support from the Housing First Scotland Fund.

Published 7 August 2018