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Rent arrears advice demand rockets

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said changes to the welfare system have led to people facing worries around paying their rent

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homeless to receive free books

Ian Rankin and Nicola Sturgeon have backed an initiative which aims to provide some solace to those sleeping rough

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help 800 people into housing

The Scottish Government is set to invest £6.5m in the Housing First initiative, which prioritises finding permanent housing for the homeless quickly

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks sleepout’s 25th year

The Rock Trust is looking for those who have taken part in Sleep Out in Edinburgh over the years to get in touch

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fuel poverty groups can apply for £2.5m fund

The Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme aims to support energy consumers in vulnerable situations

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Survey: charity trustees tell TFN about your experience

Good charity governance is more important than ever before. TFN is exploring what it’s like to hold a trustee role and what challenges trustees face.

25th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Charities bear brunt of Scotland’s housing emergency

People seeking support from the housing charity is at record levels

21st September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Lost Voice Guy backs Blackwood

Britain's Got Talent winner backs Blackwood

20th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social housing is Scotland’s best kept secret

Social housing is one of Scotland’s best kept secrets, says Scotland’s membership body for housing associations and co-operatives

19th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Design awards for improving life for disabled

Scottish housing association Blackwood rewards the best new innovations for disabled people

7th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Frightened Rabbit lead Sleep in the Park line-up

Social Bite hopes to raise £12 million to fight homelessness through extending the sleepout to a further three cities

30th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding ultimatum for homeless charities

The Big Lottery Fund is seeking dialogue with homeless charities in Edinburgh over funding, warning there is a finite amount of money available

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding crisis sees charity shed jobs

The Shaw Trust is reducing its operations in Scotland after missing out on contracts for the new devolved employability programme

17th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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One in three Scots homes fall below standard

Substandard housing has become a real issue in Scotland

14th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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More Social Bite cash goes to fund projects

Projects aim to address root causes of homelessness

6th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Fear for children as 38 made homeless every day

Class and a half of schoolchildren made homeless every day in Scotland

30th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funding cuts forces charity to build new homes in historic village

Social care charity Quarriers is building 50 homes for private sale in a bid to raise cash to plug funding gaps caused by austerity measures

17th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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Affordable homes for the Highlands announced

Much needed boost to rural housing announced

17th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Housing enterprise wins big investment

Loan finance win for one of Scotland's leading social enterprises

16th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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