Regeneration & Housing

Social enterprise letting agency embarks on expansion plan

Homes for Good opens new headquarters and appoints chairman to lead its investment arm

20th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Former MSP takes policy job at leading body

Sarah Boyack takes on new role at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

20th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Innovative houses will transform lives of the disabled

The construction of six pioneering homes set to transform the lives of those with disabilities is underway in Dundee

20th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Country’s first urban hydro scheme handed over

Urban hydro scheme is already churning out community benefits

17th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Under-fire housing association boss refuses to quit

Niall Gordon will stay on as chief executive despite watchdog taking over the beleaguered housing association

13th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Homeless barbers cutting for good in Glasgow

Two kind hearted Glasgow barbers have started cutting hair for the homeless for free

13th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Street Soccer founder to build innovative centre to tackle homelessness

David Duke has unveiled plans to build a 32-bed homeless unit with community football pitch and café attached

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Regulator forced to take over troubled housing association

Weakness in Wishaw and District Housing Association's management force regulator to step in

9th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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£96 million for Scottish jobs programmes

Employment minister Jamie Hepburn says Scotland's £96m employment services will be provided locally and offer Scots an opportunity not a threat

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Staff victory as charity backs down in union battle

​Long-running dispute at housing association ends after bosses are forced to strike a compromise agreement with staff

6th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Children in crisis: Scots kids spent one million days in temp lodgings last year

Charity warns children's health is being affected because of homelessness

6th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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The toughest job in politics?

Robert Armour met Scotland’s welfare minister Jeane Freeman to find out how she aims to create a fairer benefits system for Scots during a period of austerity

2nd February 2017 by Robert Armour

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New social enterprise centre to help private renters

The Homes For Good hub in Glasgow is the first in Scotland dedicated to helping private renters

31st January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Sturgeon’s constituency “biggest slum in Scotland”

Community activists say Govanhill's problems aren't being addressed

30th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Councils buckling under Universal Credit arrears

Survey reports vast majority of English council tenants on Universal Credit are in arrears

26th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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World leading centre for homelessness could be built in Scotland

New facility plans to use third sector expertise to combat homelessness

23rd January 2017 by Robert Armour

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More than 800 children living in temporary homes

Shelter Scotland says Scottish Government must ramp up its efforts to fight homelessness in light of latest official figures

17th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing body wins half a million to fight homelessness

The Wheatley Group will set up two services across central Scotland to support veterans transition to civilian life and avoid homelessness

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Fifteen years on, swimming returns to Govanhill Baths

​Community group opens teaching pool in iconic baths

11th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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