Port of Leith Housing Association



Port of Leith secures £40m package to fund hundreds of affordable homes

Port of Leith Housing Association has attracted investment of £40 million from Scottish Widows, bolstering its plans to create more than 650 social and mid-market rent homes by 2025.

Published 4 December 2019

New affordable homes come to the Water of Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association and its subsidiary Persevere Developments Ltd are celebrating the official opening of 15 new homes for mid-market rent and nine new homes for social rent at West Bowling Green Street in Leith.

Published 2 December 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association’s culture attracts CIH Excellence award

The CIH Scotland Excellence Awards saw Port of Leith Housing Association named the winner of the Excellence in Organisational Change Award for its 'Culture Club' programme.

Published 1 November 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association holds young persons’ street art workshop

Port of Leith Housing Association held a young person's street art workshop in Leith in celebration of Scottish Housing Day.

Published 17 September 2019

Caitlin McCorry named new chairperson for Port of Leith Housing Association

Port of Leith Housing Association has appointed current vice-chair Caitlin McCorry as its new chairperson.

Published 9 September 2019

Leith’s favourite local bakery named at PoLHA’s Big Bake Off

People living in and around Leith haven chosen Breadshare Bakery as their favourite local bakery at a community bake-off hosted by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA).

Published 6 September 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association announces AGM meeting with culinary twist

Port of Leith Housing Association is staging a community bake-off as part of its Annual General Meeting.

Published 21 August 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association gets seal of approval for customer involvement

Port of Leith Housing Association has been awarded silver accreditation for excellence in customer participation and engagement by the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Scotland.

Published 6 August 2019

Leith to welcome 97 new affordable homes to Waterfront Plaza development

Work is set to start on urgently-needed affordable homes in a prime Leith location thanks to the efforts of three locally-based organisations.

Published 30 July 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association to receive Investors in Diversity Standard

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been recognised by the National Centre for Diversity for its ongoing commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace.

Published 24 July 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association chief executive to retire next year

Keith Anderson, chief executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, has announced his intention to retire after leading the organisation for 11 years.

Published 18 July 2019

PoLHA recognised as UK leader in equality and diversity

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has been recognised by the National Centre for Diversity for its continued investment in equal opportunities.

Published 16 April 2019

New street brings more affordable homes to Edinburgh

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has handed over the keys to 23 homes for social rent in Edinburgh’s vibrant neighbourhood of Abbeyhill.

Published 3 April 2019

New independent housing alliance launches in Edinburgh

Eight housing associations and co-operatives in Edinburgh have established a new alliance to share skills, experience and resources which will allow them to deliver an enhanced service to their customers and the wider community.

Published 25 March 2019

Video: Celebrating the women of Port of Leith Housing Association

A group of women working at Port of Leith Housing Association are celebrating International Women’s Day by sharing their experiences of the workplace and reflecting on gender equality.

Published 8 March 2019