Regeneration & Housing

Scottish Government work programme will fail says SCVO

People with multiple barriers to employment will not get enough support under the Scottish Government's new employment programme says charities

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Social security is a human right – not just a nice thing

Judith Robertson explains why she believes there is a public misconception about the right to social security

25th May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Social Enterprise Awards open for entries

Scotland's emerging and established social enterprises are now able to enter to Scottish Social Enterprise Awards 2017

25th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing group scoops major industry award for digital inclusion

​Innovative use of technology recognised by industry

10th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Business backing gives hope for disabled children

Staff will take on challenges to fundraise for disability charities

5th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Creating a better, fairer social security system

Social security minister Jeane Freeman outlines her vision for a better, fairer social security system run from Scotland

3rd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Public asked to help tackle the misery of homelessness

Consultation looks to solve Scotland's rough sleeping problem

3rd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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City care shelter gives hope to homeless

A homeless service providing shelter and warmth proved its worth last winter

2nd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Thousands of affordable homes to be built in Scotland

​Housing group plans to create new homes for those on lower incomes

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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New figures show social housing evictions are rising

Fears social landlords are threatening eviction to collect rent arrears

25th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing association creates its own maintenance company

A Scottish housing association has launched its own maintenance company in a bid to save money and improve its homes

21st April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Regulator reminds housing bodies to obey the rules

Regulator has been forced to intervene in the running of two housing associations and says it is because they did not follow their own rules

20th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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In every corner of Scotland: the local election manifesto for social enterprise

Duncan Thorp explains why social enterprises share the same values as local authority employees and what this means for the uplcoming election

13th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Light the touchpaper of civil action

​Mick Lightbody is a veteran housing campaigner from Easterhouse, Glasgow. Alongside Bob Holman he managed to turn round the fortunes of the run-down estate

11th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Soaring cost of housing throws Scots children into poverty

Soaring housing costs pushed a further 70,000 Scottish children into poverty

10th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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6 ingredients of change

Wonder why your charity’s campaign hasn’t worked? Susan Smith examines the six elements you need for a successful campaign

6th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Has TFN riled you? It’s for your own good

Susan Smith on why Third Force News will not apologise for making you angry

5th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Shelter Scotland announces new vice president

​Robert Black takes on role in recognition for previous work with the charity

5th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing associations fear impact of Brexit

Leaving Europe is all about damage limitation say Scotland's housing associations

5th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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