Eildon Housing Association



Scottish Churches Housing Action pays a visit to Fresh Start Borders

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

Eildon’s modernisation programme comes to a ‘Mitie’ end

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 proposes 34 flats in Galashiels

Eildon Housing has submitted plans for 34 new flats on a brownfield site in central Galashiels.

Published 17 May 2017

Eildon increases hourly pay to Living Wage recommended new rate

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

Haymarket Group signs up to housing association scorecard pilot

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

£16m investment boost for new homes to rent in Shetland, Borders and Fife

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

Councillors to discuss major Borders affordable housing development proposal

A potential major affordable housing boost for the Borders will be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 1 March 2017

Eildon supports Radio Borders Mission Christmas appeal

Eildon Housing Association has given its support to Radio Borders Mission Christmas for the second year running.

Published 20 December 2016

Funding to help Borders housing associations improve energy efficiency

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

Haymarket Group plans to add value to customers and the Charter

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

Affordable home developments officially opened in Denholm

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

Scottish Borders Council to consider programme of extra care housing provision

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

Design commendation for Eildon development

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 reflects on successes and says goodbye to Professor Brydon

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

Borders housing associations join benefits advice service for cancer patients

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