Scottish Government



SFHA calls on Scottish Government to deliver support services for tenants in preparation for Brexit

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is calling on the Scottish Government to put measures in place to support vulnerable tenants across Scotland if there is an unplanned and disorderly Brexit and has committed to working with the government in order to deliver it.

Published 9 October 2019

Scottish Government no-deal Brexit preparations includes £7m poverty fund

The no-deal Brexit preparations published yesterday by the Scottish Government have revealed that a £7 million poverty fund will be implemented if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Published 9 October 2019

Rock Trust marks World Homelessness Day with new campaign to raise awareness of youth homelessness

To mark World Homelessness Day on October 10th, Rock Trust has launched a new campaign to influence public perceptions of youth homelessness and raise awareness of the help they can give young people.

Published 9 October 2019

Building standards at Scottish local authorities continue to edge English counterparts

New research on local authority building standards has been published which reveals the six Scottish local authorities which go well above national requirements.

Published 9 October 2019

Shelter Scotland's new housing rights campaign hits Glasgow

Today, Shelter Scotland campaigners will be in Glasgow to invite locals to support their new campaign by signing a petition calling on the Scottish Government to have the right to a home enshrined in Scottish law.

Published 7 October 2019

Scottish Government takes first steps to create new Scottish Child Payment

The Scottish Government has taken the first steps to create the new Scottish Child Payment.

Published 7 October 2019

MSP and West Whitlawburn director call on government to do more for housing co-operatives

James Kelly MSP and Paul Farrell, director of West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative (WWHC), met with the cabinet secretary for communities and local government Aileen Campbell last week to discuss support for and promotion of the co-operative model of housing.

Published 7 October 2019

Cyrenians delivers one million meals

The Edinburgh-based charity Cyrenians has successfully broken its target of delivering one million meals.

Published 4 October 2019

Small changes to Scottish Child Payment 'could ease child poverty'

A new report published today has revealed how the Scottish Government's Scottish Child Payment could be improved to better meet the needs of low-income families in Scotland.

Published 3 October 2019

Scottish Women's Aid shares domestic abuse messages with First Minister

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with staff from Scottish Women's Aid on Tuesday and was presented with more than 100 messages from the public about domestic abuse.

Published 3 October 2019

Highland Council to host energy efficiency events next week

Highland Council has announced that it will be hosting energy efficiency events in Badenoch and Strathspey next week.

Published 2 October 2019

More Scots are worried about running out of food

New figures released by the Scottish Government's annual Health Survey have indicated that more people living in Scotland have been worried about running out of food in the past year.

Published 2 October 2019

Ayrshire Housing plans for new flats in Ayr town centre

Ayrshire Housing has submitted a planning application to build 34 flats in Ayr town centre close to the Gaiety Theatre.

Published 30 September 2019

Kingdom Housing Association wins gold award for development

Kingdom Housing Association’s latest development with Campion Homes in Cupar Muir, Fife, has been awarded top honours from Police Scotland, receiving Secured By Design (SBD) Gold Accreditation.

Published 30 September 2019

More than 3,000 affordable homes on the horizon in Aberdeen

A five-year rolling plan to help meet affordable housing needs across Aberdeen was agreed by councillors this week.

Published 27 September 2019