Hunters Hall transfer to Hillcrest Homes complete

The transfer of operations from Hunters Hall Housing Co-operative to Hillcrest Homes was formally completed today, following months of preparations and consultation with the housing cooperative’s tenants.

Published 1 April 2021

Hillcrest receives £310,000 to support vulnerable people through pandemic

Hillcrest has successfully secured £310,380 from a range of donors to support people and communities in Scotland who have been most affected by the pandemic.

Published 30 March 2021

Scotland’s national chef Gary Maclean helps families in fuel poverty

Scotland’s national chef Gary Maclean is backing a new campaign to help families struggling with rising fuel bills by providing tasty ways of keeping costs down.

Published 26 March 2021

Bespoke lettings system launched by seven housing associations

Seven landlords across Scotland have come together with housing software solutions provider Housing Online Ltd to develop a new digital lettings service called These Homes.

Published 25 March 2021

Hillcrest Futures provides warmth and comfort to homeless people in Tayside

Dundee-based charity Hillcrest Futures has raised £500 through an online fundraising campaign to help keep vulnerable people in Tayside warm and safe during the harsh winter months.

Published 15 March 2021

#SHN20years: Hillcrest chief executive Angela Linton

Scottish Housing News has been gratified to receive many endorsements and messages of congratulations for our two decades of daily support to Scotland’s social housing - our next testimonial comes from Hillcrest chief executive Angela Linton.

Published 11 March 2021

Hillcrest joins HACT's social value roadmap

Hillcrest is among a trio of social housing organisations to sign up to support the development of HACT’s social value roadmap.

Published 19 February 2021

Webster Developments wins first contract with Hillcrest Homes

Following on from its successful engagement with Caledonia Housing Association in Perth, where a £1.1 million development is nearing completion at Crieff Road, contracting firm Webster Developments has announced that it has won another significant housing association contract.

Published 9 February 2021

Hillcrest holds £1000 diamond raffle to honour people who passed away in 2020

Many people lost loved ones in 2020. Hillcrest is running a charity raffle in memory of them all, with a special mention to six Hillcrest diamonds who were taken too soon: Caroline Stephen, Ken Birse, Patrick Hunter, Jack Robertson, Irene Heuer and Ann Dickson.

Published 3 February 2021

159-year-old Arbroath former weaving mill transformed into 24 affordable homes for Hillcrest

Regeneration work to convert a disused former power loom weaving mill in Arbroath into 24 affordable apartments is now complete, with the keys ready to be handed over to the first group of tenants.

Published 1 February 2021

Hillcrest receives £100,000 funding boost from Barclays

Hillcrest has received funding of £100,000 from Barclays to support people in Scotland who have been most affected by the pandemic.

Published 27 January 2021

Hillcrest’s brand new service set to create 'appy tenants'

Hillcrest has launched a brand new tenant app which will put a multitude of functions including getting in touch, reporting repairs and requesting advice or support right at users’ fingertips.

Published 27 January 2021

Hillcrest’s governing board members event goes virtual

Hillcrest’s 2021 governing board members event, which plays a key role in determining the company’s direction over the coming year, has taken place virtually amongst ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

Published 25 January 2021

New Hillcrest development in Perth to deliver 39 new energy efficient affordable homes

Work has recently started on a new Hillcrest Homes development of 39 affordable modern apartments in Perth.

Published 21 January 2021

Hillcrest receives British Chambers of Commerce Business Hero award

Hillcrest Homes has picked up a prestigious Business Hero award, courtesy of the British Chambers of Commerce.

Published 24 November 2020