Eildon Housing Association
Fresh Start Borders was set up in 2009, with support from Scottish Churches Housing Action, whose administrator Lauren Forbes reports on a visit to the charity last month to see how things were going.
Published 10 August 2017
Construction company Mitie completed a contract last week which saw the firm modernise Eildon’s bathrooms, kitchens and heating systems since April 2015.
Published 23 May 2017
Eildon Housing has submitted plans for 34 new flats on a brownfield site in central Galashiels.
Published 17 May 2017
Eildon Housing Association has increased its hourly rate of pay in line with the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended new rate.
Published 2 May 2017
Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.
Published 3 April 2017
Affordable housing in Shetland, Borders and Fife has received a boost of £16 million this month thanks to Scottish Government investment in charitable bonds.
Published 31 March 2017
A potential major affordable housing boost for the Borders will be discussed by councillors next week.
Published 1 March 2017
Eildon Housing Association has given its support to Radio Borders Mission Christmas for the second year running.
Published 20 December 2016
Scottish Borders Council has been awarded £225,000 from the Scottish Government to help improve the energy efficiency of social housing in the area.
Published 11 November 2016
A group of housing associations are considering sharing greater information regarding their performance and value for money within their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) reports to tenants each year.
Published 8 November 2016
Two affordable home developments in Denholm were officially opened last week bringing a total of 16 new homes to the Scottish Borders.
Published 24 October 2016
Members of Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee will be asked to commit to assisting the development of extra care housing across the region at a meeting next week.
Published 16 September 2016
Eildon Housing Association has received a Commendation in the Placemaking Design award from Scottish Borders Council for its development at Old School Place, Lauder.
Published 12 September 2016
Eildon Housing Association chairman Trevor Burrows marked the Association’s progress and set out ambitious growth plans for the next few years at the Group’s 43rd AGM this week.
Published 9 September 2016
A benefits advice service, which has recently been joined by four local housing associations, has helped people with cancer in the Borders access over £11 million in benefits since its launch seven years ago.
Published 25 August 2016