Existing Homes Alliance
Over a million homes in Scotland need to be upgraded to low carbon heating by 2030 to ensure the Scottish Government meets its statutory climate change targets, according to an updated plan published yesterday.
Published 17 December 2020
The Scottish Government has been urged to double its funding after new figures revealed more than 600,000 homes in Scotland are in fuel poverty.
Published 2 December 2020
Existing Homes Alliance Scotland calls for energy efficiency to be at the heart of recovery with 2021 election manifesto
The next Scottish Government should invest at least £1.3 billion over the next Parliament in making Scotland’s homes highly energy-efficient and zero carbon emissions from heat, according to the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
Published 6 November 2020
An overall increase in infrastructure investment set out in the Scottish Government’s draft Infrastructure Investment Plan has been welcomed by the Existing Homes Alliance.
Published 28 September 2020
The Scottish Government is to establish a £10 million Tenant Hardship Loan Fund to help those struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus crisis.
Published 2 September 2020
A Commission established to make recommendations to ministers on how Scotland can transition to a net-zero economy by 2045 while mitigating risks that could arise in relation to fuel poverty, among other things, has issued its first report.
Published 4 August 2020
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (EHAS) has welcomed the £25 million additional investment included in the Scottish Budget for local energy efficiency projects.
Published 28 February 2020
An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed by the sector, though “serious concerns” remain about the lack of financial certainty beyond March 2021.
Published 7 February 2020
Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change
A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
Published 5 September 2019
The Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill 2019 is expected to receive Royal Assent this summer after the legislation passed Stage 3 at Holyrood yesterday.
Published 7 June 2019
Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.
Published 5 June 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed a report by the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee which called for additional measures to be included in the Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill.
Published 30 January 2019
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (ExHAS) held an exhibition in Parliament this week to highlight the issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty.
Published 25 January 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee began hearing evidence yesterday as part of its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.
Published 22 November 2018
#ScotPfG: Existing Homes Alliance welcomes fuel poverty bill as 'once-in-a-generation opportunity' for warm homes
The Existing Homes Alliance has described the Scottish Government's new Fuel Poverty Bill as a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to achieve warm homes for all.
Published 5 September 2018