Regeneration & Housing

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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Troubled housing association put tenants at risk

An emergency takeover has been made of a troubled housing association in order to protect tenants

29th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Voice of dissent: poverty campaigners do challenge the Scottish Government

Peter Kelly challenges Robert Armour's view that the third sector is unwilling to criticise the Scottish Government

27th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Pressure mounts on UK government to halt universal credit

New system is leaving people destitute, renewing calls for its roll-out to be halted

22nd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Housing boss admits voyeurism and sex assault

The disgraced former financial chief of Scotland’s biggest social landlord used hidden cameras to film colleagues on the toilet, a court has heard

17th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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The shocking truth: one million Scots now in poverty

Campaigners warn work no longer a route out of hardship for hard-pressed families

16th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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I turned a life of crime into a life worth living

Pete Sams life turned around when he got involved in a voluntary project in prison and it gave him something to live for

14th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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New fuel poverty targets must be met say charities

New targets will be set for eradicating fuel poverty in Scotland

9th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Fuel poverty still a postcode lottery

​Stats show wide disparity in fuel poverty levels across Scotland

28th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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