LAR Housing Trust

LAR opens latest development in Niddrie

LAR Housing Trust has officially opened its newest development, which has been transformed for a group of tenants with learning disabilities and autism.

Published 14 September 2021

Former presiding officer Ken Macintosh joins board of Lar Housing Trust

The Scottish Parliament’s former presiding officer Ken Macintosh has taken up his first non-executive role since leaving politics.

Published 1 July 2021

LAR continues Edinburgh expansion with acquisition of 89 homes

Housing charity LAR has concluded a deal to buy 89 properties as part of ambitious growth plans in Edinburgh.

Published 15 June 2021

Lar Housing Trust to convert disused flats in Edinburgh into specialist housing

Lar Housing Trust is refurbishing a disused block of flats in Edinburgh into specialist accommodation for people with Learning Disabilities and Autism.

Published 4 May 2021

West of Scotland expansion for Lar Housing Trust

Lar Housing Trust has expanded its portfolio in the West of Scotland with the acquisition of two new developments.

Published 25 February 2021

LAR gets green light for Edinburgh church conversion

LAR Housing Trust has been granted planning permission for what it describes as its most ambitious project to date.

Published 18 December 2020

Lar Housing Trust awarded new sustainability kitemark

Lar Housing Trust has become the first Scottish business to be awarded an international kitemark in recognition of its sustainability credentials.

Published 4 December 2020

LAR Housing Trust announces two promotions

Two key members of LAR Housing Trust's staff have been promoted in recognition of their roles in the housing charity’s impressive growth and ambitious plans for the future.

Published 26 November 2020

New board members for LAR as Philip Rodney takes the chair

LAR Housing Trust has announced the appointment of Philip Rodney as its new chair while three new trustees have joined the housing charity's board.

Published 20 November 2020

Ann Leslie: The unintended consequences of government’s eviction policy proposals

LAR Housing Trust chief executive Ann Leslie gives her thoughts on the ongoing debate surrounding evictions.

Published 21 August 2020

LAR amends Aberdeen development design following tenant feedback

Aberdeen-based tenants of housing charity LAR have been given the opportunity to influence the design of a new development.

Published 26 May 2020

LAR leads the way in loan funding model

Housing charity LAR has welcomed a debate that highlights the need for more organisations to copy its loan-funding model to develop good quality affordable rented accommodation in Scotland.

Published 6 May 2020

Clark Contracts appointed to LAR Housing Trust framework

LAR Housing Trust has appointed Clark Contracts to Lot 2 of its £20 million construction framework.

Published 30 March 2020

LAR lodges affordable homes plan to save Glasgow Green tenement

LAR Housing Trust has submitted plans to transform a fire damaged B-listed tenement building at Glasgow Green into 45 affordable flats.

Published 26 February 2020

LAR unveils successful bidders for £20m construction framework

LAR Housing Trust has completed a tendering process for its £20 million construction framework.

Published 21 February 2020