Port of Leith Housing Association



PoLHA celebrates completion of 104 new affordable homes for Granton

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary Persevere Developments Ltd (PDL) are marking Scottish Housing Day 2021 by celebrating the opening of 104 affordable homes on Edinburgh’s waterfront.

Published 15 September 2021

Plans lodged for new homes for Port of Leith Housing Association

Planning has been submitted for a residential development at Telford Drive, Edinburgh on behalf of Port of Leith Housing Association.

Published 30 July 2021

Cullross and Port of Leith Housing Association lodge plans for 11 apartments at Edinburgh's Telford Drive

Housing developer Cullross and Port of Leith Housing Association have lodged plans with the City of Edinburgh Council to build 11 apartments at Telford Drive, Edinburgh.

Published 23 July 2021

Port of Leith Housing Association ranked among UK’s most inclusive employers 

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been recognised as a UK leader for equalities and diversity in the workplace, ranking 63rd in the latest Top 100 Inclusive Workplaces Index published by the National Centre for Diversity.

Published 16 June 2021

Port of Leith Housing Association helps ease pressure of pandemic over winter 

Port of Leith Housing Association is among 17 north Edinburgh charities and groups collaborating as Leith Gives to support local communities this winter.

Published 25 January 2021

PoLHA launches Leith Gives campaign to ease pressure of pandemic over winter

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has spoken of its pride of being one of 17 north Edinburgh charities, community groups, schools and other organisations to join forces to support people most likely to be hit hardest by coronavirus and associated restrictions this winter in a new collaboration, called Leith Gives.

Published 27 November 2020

PoLHA delivers new affordable homes for Leith during lockdown

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) is marking Scottish Housing Day by celebrating the opening of 51 homes at Shrubhill following staggered sign-ups to allow for socially distanced moves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 16 September 2020

PoLHA leases property to homelessness and addiction charity

A new partnership has paved the way for Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) to lease a two-bedroom property to Steps to Hope, a charity which supports people experiencing homelessness and addiction.

Published 9 September 2020

Leith sheltered housing tenants take on virtual north coast 500 challenge

A team of 25 tenants from Port of Leith Housing Association's (PoLHA) sheltered housing developments will be collectively walking 500 miles to raise money for their social activity fund.

Published 29 July 2020

North Edinburgh & Leith organisations benefit from £150k coronavirus support funding

Charities and community organisations with practical solutions to tackle the urgent social and economic effects of the coronavirus crisis in Leith and north Edinburgh, have shared additional financial support worth £150,000.

Published 25 June 2020

PoLHA COVID-19 Response Fund supports community organisations in Leith & north Edinburgh

Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) new £50,000 COVID-19 Response Fund has provided 18 awards of between £500 and £2,500 to local charities and social enterprises that are rising to the challenge of alleviating the effects of the coronavirus epidemic on people living in the community.

Published 11 May 2020

Video: Port of Leith Housing Association bids farewell to Keith Anderson

After 11 years leading Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA), chief executive Keith Anderson will begin his retirement tomorrow.

Published 30 April 2020

£1.3bn regeneration plan unveiled for Granton Waterfront

A proposal to transform Granton Waterfront into a new coastal town with 3,500 new homes has been published by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 20 February 2020

Port of Leith Housing Association named Housing Provider of the Year for diversity

Port of Leith Housing Association has won the Housing Provider of the Year award and came 9th in the Top 100 Index for its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion as an employer.

Published 20 January 2020

Heather Kiteley to succeed Keith Anderson at Port of Leith Housing Association Group

Heather Kiteley will become the chief executive of the Port of Leith Housing Association Group (PoLHA Group) when Keith Anderson retires in May.

Published 15 January 2020