Homes for Scotland
Political leadership, adequate resourcing and delivery of supporting infrastructure are all essential if Scotland is to have the volume and range of quality homes it requires to meet the diverse needs of its population in 20 years’ time, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).
Published 3 March 2020
With 2020 marking the 20th anniversary of trade body Homes for Scotland, chief executive Nicola Barclay considers the changes that have (or more significantly haven’t) taken place on what is her own 4th year anniversary in the job.
Published 3 February 2020
Significant variations in housing starts and completions exist across regions and tenures in Scotland while major applications are still taking more than twice as long as the statutory timeframe, according to new analysis.
Published 31 January 2020
The Scottish Government should put “place” at the heart of coherent, infrastructure prioritisation and planning to achieve an inclusive net zero carbon economy, according to a 30-year infrastructure blueprint published today.
Published 20 January 2020
A new national pilot scheme which aims to help thousands of first-time buyers with the deposit for a new home has opened for applications.
Published 18 December 2019
Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association managing director Richard Jennings has been appointed a director of Homes for Scotland (HFS), joining the board of the trade body with immediate effect.
Published 3 December 2019
With housing completions in 2018 exceeding 20,000 for the first time in a decade, Homes for Scotland (HFS) has stressed the need for more SME home builders if growth is to be continued.
Published 26 November 2019
Housing supply growth has varied across Scotland and a number of challenges and opportunities await the industry in coming years, according to new research from Homes for Scotland (HFS).
Published 13 November 2019
Ahead of the Homes for Scotland annual conference, Nicola Barclay discusses the need for housing, the social and economic benefits of home building and the constraints facing the industry.
Published 7 November 2019
Gary Milne, technical & design director for Stewart Milne Homes Central Scotland, has been appointed to the board of Homes for Scotland (HFS).
Published 6 November 2019
Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced a new three-year deal with commercial law firm Burness Paull LLP for sponsorship of its flagship Annual Lunch.
Published 5 November 2019
New statistics which revealed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new homes have been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).
Published 25 September 2019
A new report commissioned by Homes for Scotland (HFS) has revealed the wider value created by building the homes Scotland requires.
Published 18 September 2019
Colin Kenneth Rae, director of Homes for Scotland, has joined Springfield Properties as a new non-executive director with immediate effect.
Published 18 September 2019
The new Planning Bill gives Scotland just what it needs: a spur to replace conflict with collaboration.
Published 9 July 2019