Regeneration & Housing

Almost 500 homes created for homeless people

Two of Scotland’s biggest housing providers have announced they are to commit 475 properties to homeless people

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Army of volunteers to help the homeless this Christmas

Crisis at Christmas will support hundreds of homeless people over five days

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for Trussell Trust

Emma Revie will be taking over at the UK's biggest foodbank charity in early 2018

6th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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New planning bill could put Scotland’s environment at risk

The Scottish Government's new planning bill has been met with disappointment by environment, place and planning bodies

5th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Support for great ideas in former mining communities

The Coalfields Enterprise Support Programme will back social enterprises and other organisations

5th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Youngsters and elderly sink into poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's annual report has revealed that poverty rises are occurring which have not been seen for 20 years

4th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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After Grenfell: urgent social housing action needed to prevent tragedy

Plans have been revealed to ensure sprinklers are fitted to all new social housing in Scotland

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Social Bite Village appoints manager

Kathy Hoyle will lead the team of support staff working at the Social Bite Village

28th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Rough sleeping a “national shame”

Conference told homelessness has to end

16th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots say they fear homeless people

Report reveals shocking reality of public's perception of homeless people

16th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scotland’s booze crisis: prevention and funding cuts don’t mix

Susan Smith responds to the news that more Scots died from several preventable health conditions last year

15th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing association cuts ties with English landlord

A Scottish social landlord has severed ties with a larger English counterpart

14th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scots priced out of rental market as rates soar

​Struggling Scots can't afford continuous rises in the private rental market

14th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Minister pledges to support empty homes push

Funding will be increased to bring more empty homes onto the housing market

14th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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Tenants move into affordable homes

Berwickshire Housing Association has welcomed new residents into 16 properties in Duns

9th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Guide aims to help those struggling with welfare reform

Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau has created the guide in light of social security reforms

9th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Social innovators rewarded for bright ideas

The Social Innovation Competition winners have been revealed

8th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Buy a Christmas tree to help save a life

The Caring Christmas Trees initiative is returning for a 15th year

8th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Housing crisis: one in every 200 are now homeless

Charity used official government and FoI data to estimate 307,000 people sleeping rough or living in inadequate housing

8th November 2017 by Robert Armour

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