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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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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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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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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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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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Volunteer - you won’t lose your benefits

New guidance produced by Scottish charities and the UK government clarifies the rules around volunteering when on benefits

28th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing association yet to resolve “serious” governance issues

Regulator continues to impose statutory powers on housing association

27th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Social enterprise letting agency embarks on expansion plan

Homes for Good opens new headquarters and appoints chairman to lead its investment arm

20th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Former MSP takes policy job at leading body

Sarah Boyack takes on new role at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

20th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Innovative houses will transform lives of the disabled

The construction of six pioneering homes set to transform the lives of those with disabilities is underway in Dundee

20th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Country’s first urban hydro scheme handed over

Urban hydro scheme is already churning out community benefits

17th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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