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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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Under-fire housing association boss refuses to quit

Niall Gordon will stay on as chief executive despite watchdog taking over the beleaguered housing association

13th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Homeless barbers cutting for good in Glasgow

Two kind hearted Glasgow barbers have started cutting hair for the homeless for free

13th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Street Soccer founder to build innovative centre to tackle homelessness

David Duke has unveiled plans to build a 32-bed homeless unit with community football pitch and café attached

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Regulator forced to take over troubled housing association

Weakness in Wishaw and District Housing Association's management force regulator to step in

9th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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£96 million for Scottish jobs programmes

Employment minister Jamie Hepburn says Scotland's £96m employment services will be provided locally and offer Scots an opportunity not a threat

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Staff victory as charity backs down in union battle

​Long-running dispute at housing association ends after bosses are forced to strike a compromise agreement with staff

6th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Children in crisis: Scots kids spent one million days in temp lodgings last year

Charity warns children's health is being affected because of homelessness

6th 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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