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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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More empty homes brought back into use

​But more empty homes officers needed

12th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Housing minister wanted to hose homeless out of doorways

Housing minister's view appears at odds with current role

11th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Housing bodies condemn Universal Credit rent arrears chaos

Social housing tenants that have been moved onto the new Universal Credit benefits system are twice as likely to build up rent arrears

10th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Community group to breathe life into former school building

Alford Academy moved to a new site in 2015 - but now part of the old building is set to be used to benefit the community

6th July 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Huge new investment funds affordable homes

Cash will be used to develop and improve Glasgow housing

6th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Shelter slams Glasgow for systematically breaking the law

Glasgow Council refuses to accept it is denying homeless people accommodation according to Shelter Scotland

5th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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