Regeneration & Housing

Fund aims to provide homes for 800 homeless people

A new £3 million Housing First project - funded by last year's Social Bite charity sleepout - has been unveiled

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness could end within a decade

Crisis has set out an ambitious plan which it says could stop people from having to sleep on the streets

11th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity to invest £60m in Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland has launched an ambitious plan to protect its lands and buildings

4th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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More than 10,000 households live in temporary accommodation

The amount of people living in hostel accomodation has risen since 2010, research has revealed

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Little acts can create a big impact

Shelter Scotland has launched a micro-volunteering initiative to mark Volunteers' Week

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Move to transform use of temporary accommodation

The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group has made a series of recommendations to tackle homeless in the first place

30th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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No backtracking on warm homes law - civil society warns Scottish Government

More than 50 civil society groups and businesses have said introducing the legislation will help tackle fuel poverty and climate change

29th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to identify community legal rights

Democracy Matters aims to get local people talking on how they can have an influence on important decisions

28th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Recovery cafe finds new home

The Serenity Cafe has been saved after charity Comas secured a new base in Edinburgh

22nd May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland’s allotments are plotting a revolution

Third sector-run allotment projects are sowing the seeds of change across Scotland, building stronger communities and tackling deep-rooted social problems

22nd May 2018 by Robert Armour

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Smart homes are the answer for independent living

Fanchea Kelly explains why new smart home, Blackwood House, is being built in cities across Scotland

21st May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Social Bite homeless village opens its doors

The project in Granton is set to support 20 homeless people at a time and remain in place for four years

18th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community ownership of Ulva secured

Residents have become the first community in Scotland to purchase an island

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled people speak of housing horrors

A study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed the amount of disabled people who face issues with their homes

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Smart technology predicts falls in sheltered housing

A housing association has become the first social landlord in Scotland to adopt new wearable technology that predicts the risk of falling

11th May 2018 by Graham Martin

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Housing First properties to be created in Glasgow

Social Bite and Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership are planning 50 homes for the vulnerable in Glasgow

11th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Arts festival to transform derelict building

Edinburgh's Hidden Door Festival is looking for funding to transform an abandoned Art Deco cinema

4th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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