Perth & Kinross Council continues home improvements despite rents freeze

Significant investments in council houses in Perth and Kinross over recent years has seen the percentage of council houses achieving the Scottish Housing Quality Standard (SHQS) reach an all time high.

Published 20 January 2017

Fife Council to invest over £225m in housing over next three years

Over £225 million is to be invested in Fife’s council homes over the next three years to ensure the local authority continues to reach the Scottish Housing Quality Standard (SHQS).

Published 31 March 2016

East Dunbartonshire Council completes £3.5m energy-efficiency flats project

Work has been completed on a £3.5 million transformation project in East Dunbartonshire.

Published 18 January 2016

Argyll Community Housing Association agrees £60m funding deal

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) and Bank of Scotland have agreed a funding facility of £60 million, as part of a loan arrangement review.

Published 21 October 2015

East Dunbartonshire Council house surveys bring good news

East Dunbartonshire Council has carried out its biggest ever survey of its houses to find out how many of the authority’s homes complied with Scottish Housing Quality Standards (SHQS).

Published 19 October 2015

River Clyde Homes to continue £24m housing investment

River Clyde Homes is to spend over £2 million a month to upgrade homes across the Inverclyde area over the coming year.

Published 10 August 2015

Falkirk to spend £1m on council housing improvements

Almost £1 million will be spent on upgrading works to 83 council houses across Falkirk.

Published 14 July 2015

South Lanarkshire Council helps cut tenants’ fuel bills

Council tenants in South Lanarkshire will save a total of more than £370,000 on fuel bills thanks to improvements done to their homes.

Published 14 July 2015

South Lanarkshire Council cuts tenants’ fuel bills

Council tenants across South Lanarkshire will save a total of more than £370,000 on their domestic fuel bills thanks to work done to their homes in the past year to improve their energy efficiency.

Published 6 July 2015

Renfrewshire housing improvement programme creates over 200 local jobs

A £138 million programme to improve homes in Renfrewshire has helped to create more than new 200 jobs.

Published 30 June 2015

Weslo launches £5m property upgrade programme

Weslo Housing Management has launched a £5 million property upgrade programme for its properties across West Lothian.

Published 8 June 2015

Dundee to discuss council housing improvements and Home Owner Support Fund

More than £1.6 million of improvements to council houses across Dundee are set to be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 2 June 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council meets SHQS target after £81m investment

West Dunbartonshire Council has achieved the national housing standard for more than 9,400 of its homes after a successful £81 million investment.

Published 1 June 2015

Wates Living Space and River Clyde Homes boost employability of local young people

Wates Living Space has employed two young people from Inverclyde to work on site as part of its Scottish Housing Quality Standard (SHQS) refurbishment contract for River Clyde Homes.

Published 20 May 2015

Dundee celebrates Scottish Housing Quality Standard success

Dundee City Council’s housing stock has met the Scottish Housing Quality Standard (SHQS) thanks to £157 million of funding over more than a decade.

Published 14 May 2015