Regeneration & Housing

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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Public wants action on energy efficient homes

Public and charities call for more to be spent on making homes warm and energy efficient

26th December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Community groups to decide on local funding priorities

Projects making a difference to communities in Glasgow are being invited to pitch for a share of local funding to be awarded next year.

20th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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The TFN Quiz of 2016

​2016 has been a big year but forget Brexit and Trump for five minutes and attempt our quiz of the year. Let us know your score in the comments below.

16th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Vice-chair resigns after fall out with chief executive

Housing association vice-chair resigns over chief executive's "heavy handed" approach to staff

14th December 2016 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: Grant Campbell on Christmas dinner for 250

Grant Campbell is facing a busy few weeks ensuring homeless people and families in Glasgow get at least a taste of Christmas cheer

13th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Charitable trust set to help 7000 people in its first year

A charitable trust targeting poverty and social exclusion is set to help 7000 people in its first year.

12th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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EXCLUSIVE: human rights probe into disabled housing crisis

The housing crisis afflicting disabled people in Scotland is to be the subject of a major human rights investigation, TFN can reveal

9th December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Charity to investigate veterans’ housing issues

​Veterans and their families are being asked to fill out a quick survey to highlight some of the major issues

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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Almost 100,000 households move out of fuel poverty

Almost 100,000 Scottish households have moved out of fuel poverty, according to official statistics

6th December 2016 by Gavin Stuart

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Laying the foundations of a housing programme for disabled

Pennie Taylor on why we must address the crisis in disabled housing

6th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Scotland’s shame: record numbers have asked for help with housing this year

Shelter Scotland has accused the Scottish government and local councils of taking their eyes off the ball when it comes to homelessness

6th December 2016 by Paul Cardwell

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