Link Group



Social housing sector must 'think radically' to be ready for a new age, conference told

Leading figures in the Scottish social housing sector gathered in Dunblane last week for the 18th National Housing Conference, organised by law firm Harper Macleod.

Published 13 September 2019

Link’s development programme bolstered by innovative financing

Link Group has secured a £50 million boost to its development programme with 20-year funding thanks to the support of Newbridge Advisors.

Published 2 July 2019

Falkirk councillor praises Link’s £6.3m affordable retirement living development

Representatives from Link and JR Construction (Scotland) Limited welcomed Councillor Gordon Hughes, Falkirk Council’s spokesperson for housing, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Williamson Street development in Falkirk last week.

Published 15 May 2019

Link’s PSL Housing Hero up for inspirational award

Yaman Tawakalna, who works with Link’s Private Sector Leasing (PSL) service, has been shortlisted for a Housing Heroes award it was announced last week.

Published 9 May 2019

Link’s Dunbeg development benefits from £8m Scottish Charitable Bond

Link Group’s development in Dunbeg has benefited from £8 million of funding delivered by Allia Impact Finance through a Scottish Charitable Bond.

Published 29 March 2019

Oak Tree starts ‘significant’ £33m new build programme

Oak Tree Housing Association has announced plans for the development of more than 200 new homes across four locations in Greenock.

Published 25 March 2019

Link leaps up diversity list

Link Group has ranked 25th in the National Centre for Diversity’s UK Top 100 Index 2019, an improvement of 21 places from last year.

Published 6 March 2019

Housing minister praises Link’s Dunbeg development

Representatives from Link, Argyll and Bute Council and West Highland Housing Association (WWHA) welcomed the minister for local government and housing for Scotland, Kevin Stewart, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Dunbeg development in Oban this week.

Published 22 January 2019

Horizon extends North Lanarkshire care and repair deal until 2020

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

Link secures green light for mid-market rent homes at former Govanhill bus depot

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to build 186 affordable homes on the former site of a bus depot in Govanhill.

Published 17 January 2019

Cruden Building and Link give early Christmas present to men’s mental health charity

A Paisley charity that aims to tackle mental health issues and offers learning and skill sharing received an early Christmas present of a brand new base to call home thanks to Cruden Building.

Published 21 December 2018

Mission complete for Link staff

Housing officers from Link brought festive cheer to six families across Edinburgh last week by submitting a successful application to Forth One’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas campaign.

Published 20 December 2018

Edinburgh’s Poverty Commission holds inaugural meeting

A commission formed to tackle poverty in Edinburgh met for the first time yesterday to define the long-term responses needed to significantly reduce poverty in the city.

Published 28 November 2018

Link tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

A Paisley tenant who was responsible for serious anti-social behaviour over a prolonged period has been evicted from his home.

Published 21 November 2018

500 Link staff celebrate improving lives at staff conference

Almost 500 staff from across the Link group of social enterprises gathered at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange last week to attend the organisation’s staff conference.

Published 15 November 2018