Scottish Government



North Lanarkshire Council to build new 'off the shelf homes'

North Lanarkshire Council's plans to work with housing developers to buy new 'off the shelf homes' has been given the green light.

Published 16 September 2019

Edinburgh residents move into Western Harbour homes

Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development.

Published 16 September 2019

Updates to landlord registration process come into force

Changes requiring landlords to declare whether or not they comply with specific duties have come into force with effect from today.

Published 16 September 2019

International summit calls for humanitarian safety net for households not entitled to benefits

At a major international summit taking place in Glasgow this week, the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and international charities will call for the Home Office to enable a humanitarian safety net in Scotland for those who sought refugee protection and are unable to receive homelessness support because of their immigration status.

Published 4 September 2019

First Minister visits new Glasgow Housing Association homes

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Glasgow Housing Association's (GHA) latest development of 152 affordable flats in Ibrox yesterday.

Published 3 September 2019

Social housing providers to receive share of £1.8m of funding

Social housing providers are part of the 149 organisations who will receive a share of £1.8 million in funding from the Scottish Government to improve facilities for walking and cycling.

Published 3 September 2019

Edinburgh Airbnb host banned

An Edinburgh woman renting her flat on Airbnb has been ordered to stop following noise complaints.

Published 2 September 2019

Glasgow City Council makes steady progress on regeneration of derelict land

A report carried out by Glasgow City Council has revealed that between 2017 and 2018, 66.4% of vacant and derelict land in the city has been developed for housing.

Published 30 August 2019

£1m to be awarded to help charities and organisations

The Scottish Government is to provide £1 million in funding to various Scottish charities and organisations to support the growth of grassroots social enterprises.

Published 30 August 2019

Government launches guidance to address shortage of wheelchair accessible housing

The Scottish Government has published new guidance for local authorities which has been welcomed as an "important first step" to addressing the shortage of wheelchair accessible housing in Scotland.

Published 1 April 2019

New free programme aims to help promote tenant participation across Scotland

A new programme funded by the Scottish Government has been launched to support tenants and landlords with tenant participation.

Published 5 September 2018

Scottish Government backs SFHA’s plan for increasing apprenticeships

Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn has lent his support to a national plan which aims to increase Modern Apprenticeships in the housing sector and build a skilled and motivated workforce for the future.

Published 12 April 2018

First residents move into West of Scotland HA homes in South Ayrshire

The first residents have moved in to a new affordable housing development in South Ayrshire and they are already feeling the benefits of the move.

Published 12 April 2018

Edinburgh World Heritage takes on its first post-war building to address chronic energy efficiency and conservation issues

Edinburgh World Heritage has announced the launch of an innovative new project to improve the energy efficiency of the Canongate Housing development, alongside undertaking vital conservation work on the architecturally important listed buildings.

Published 11 April 2018