Port of Leith Housing Association



Leith outdoor art project wins equality & diversity award

Quay Community Improvements and Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) have won the Best Practice in Equality and Diversity Award at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service Scotland National Good Practice Awards 2018.

Published 21 November 2018

Major development underway at Leith waterfront

Work on a residential transformation of long-term disused land at a prominent section of Leith’s waterfront is now underway.

Published 20 November 2018

Further recognition for affordable homes at Leith Fort

Having already won a string of awards including the coveted Saltire Medal at the Saltire Housing Design Awards, Leith Fort has been named Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the Herald Property Awards for Scotland.

Published 1 October 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association opens its doors on Scottish Housing Day

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) opened its doors on September 19 to celebrate Scottish Housing Day, inviting its tenants along to find out more about how the organisation is run.

Published 20 September 2018

Port of Leith HA homes are ahead of schedule

Work to deliver 43 affordable homes for Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) at Ten Brunswick Road is ahead of schedule.

Published 10 September 2018

PoLHA’s sheltered housing and Leith Fort developments shortlisted for UK awards

Two developments by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) have been shortlisted for UK awards.

Published 23 August 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association makes a stand against domestic abuse

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has become one of the latest organisations to have signed up to the Charted Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Make a Stand campaign to help tackle and prevent domestic abuse.

Published 21 August 2018

First homes for social rent in over a decade come to Portobello area

The largest development of affordable homes for social and mid-market rent in the Portobello area in over a decade was officially opened by Ash Denham SNP MSP for Edinburgh Eastern, and minister for community safety, last week.

Published 2 July 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association and Hanover welcome Saltire Society recognition

Developments by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and Hanover Scotland Housing Association have been praised at this year’s Saltire Housing Design Awards.

Published 22 June 2018

Former showhome shows Leith residents the value of second-hand items

Quay Community Initiatives, along with Changeworks, has transformed a former Barratt show flat in Lochend using second-hand furniture and soft furnishings as part of the Zero Waste Leith project.

Published 20 June 2018

PoLHA welcomes Homes for Scotland award for Leith Fort

An ambitious 94 affordable homes project, which is creating a new community at Edinburgh’s Leith Fort, has been named as affordable development of the year at this year’s Homes for Scotland awards.

Published 30 May 2018

Places for People unveils £75m Engine Yard transformation with new images

New images show the extent the £75 million Engine Yard development will transform a 4.5 acre neglected brownfield site on Leith Walk, providing much needed housing in a new community close to Edinburgh city centre.

Published 29 May 2018

Leith Fort shortlisted for Scottish Home Award

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have been shortlisted for a Scottish Home Award for the new development at Leith Fort.

Published 22 May 2018

Leith Fort housing project shortlisted for trio of awards

An £11.5 million project to build 94 affordable homes at Edinburgh's Leith Fort has been shortlisted for a trio of awards.

Published 10 April 2018

Contract win for Port of Leith Housing Association social enterprise

Quay Community Improvements, a social enterprise set up by Port of Leith Housing Association in 2016, has secured a three-year contract to deliver cleaning services for West Granton Housing Co-operative.

Published 4 April 2018