Horizon Housing Association
Professor Isobel Anderson: Inappropriate housing causing disabled people physical and emotional distress
The Match Me research project explores the effectiveness of allocations and lettings practice for accessible and adapted social housing in Scotland. Here, Professor Isobel Anderson from the University of Stirling discusses findings from the project’s final report, together with recommendations for policymakers and practitioners.
Published 22 August 2019
Lack of suitable housing has detrimental impact on mental health of disabled home-seekers, report finds
Disabled home-seekers are experiencing significant emotional distress due to a lack of suitable housing, according to leading housing experts.
Published 21 August 2019
Horizon Housing Association will continue to provide North Lanarkshire Council’s care and repair service until March 2020, it was announced this week.
Published 17 January 2019
A new website to help people searching for social housing in Fife has been launched this month by Fife Housing Register partners.
Published 18 June 2018
Over 17,200 wheelchair users in Scotland do not have a suitable home and this unmet need is set to increase by 80% by 2024, according to new research.
Published 21 March 2018
Older and disabled residents in North Lanarkshire will continue to receive help with small repairs and tasks around the home after the council extended the contract for its Care and Repair handyperson service until April 2019.
Published 8 February 2018
Construction is now completed on the West Lothian Development Alliance development of 12 accessible cottage flats for affordable rent on Foulshiels Road in Stoneyburn.
Published 4 December 2017
Horizon Housing Association has published a University of Stirling research report on a pilot study of effectiveness in letting adapted social housing.
Published 24 July 2017
Tenants of Horizon Housing Association have given their seal of approval to its revised repairs and maintenance policy, with satisfaction levels rising to 91% in a recent survey, from 73% in 2015.
Published 8 June 2017
Horizon Housing Association has been awarded a £92,500 grant for an 18 month research project into the allocation of adapted and accessibly designed social housing.
Published 29 May 2017
Construction has now started on the West Lothian Development Alliance development of 12 cottage flats for affordable rent in Stoneyburn.
Published 5 April 2017
Cabinet secretary for communities, social security and equalities, Angela Constance, has praised the work that Horizon Housing Association does to increase the supply of suitable homes for older and disabled people across Scotland.
Published 9 March 2017
Link Group has been awarded an additional £40,715 to extend its Welfare Reform project until March 2017.
Published 11 October 2016
Horizon Housing Association is working in partnership with Stirling University on a pilot study for new research into the allocation of adapted social housing to disabled people.
Published 29 July 2016
Care and Repair North Lanarkshire has reached a significant milestone after helping its 15,000th client.
Published 12 July 2016