Scotland’s first needle exchange vending machines installed in homeless accommodation venues

Hillcrest Futures has become the first organisation in Scotland to install injecting equipment provision (IEP) vending machines in its services.

Published 22 July 2021

Hillcrest named as one of the UK's biggest affordable housing builders in 2020/21

Hillcrest Homes has been named third on a list of UK housing associations delivering the most homes for affordable rent over the past year.

Published 13 July 2021

Past Present Futures boutique charity shop celebrates first birthday

A Broughty Ferry boutique charity shop is marking its first anniversary this week by offering a range of discounts and exclusive offers to its customers.

Published 9 July 2021

Dundee development delayed over fire safety concerns

A £26 million housing development in Dundee has been delayed for a fire safety inspection relating to a product used during the construction of the homes.

Published 8 July 2021

Alternative accommodation found for vulnerable Hillcrest residents housed in defective Crieff building

A chimney at risk of collapse in Crieff resulted in a race against time recently to move four people with learning disabilities from their supported accommodation into alternative lodgings, with a number of businesses stepping in to help.

Published 29 June 2021

Hillcrest delivers £36.4m project of 302 affordable homes in Aberdeen

A total of 302 new modern and energy-efficient affordable Hillcrest homes have been completed in Aberdeen recently, giving the Granite City’s provision of low-rent homes a welcome boost and supporting the local authority’s aspirations to provide quality homes across the city.

Published 27 May 2021

Stewart Milne to begin work on Cove affordable homes

Building work on a 167-home development in a coastal suburb of Aberdeen will begin this month.

Published 17 May 2021

Contractors begin work on delayed Hillcrest development in Dundee

George Martin Builders have taken over the building work at Hillcrest's delayed development on Dundee’s Seagate.

Published 4 May 2021

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