Regeneration & Housing

Shelter: Fifty years and still fighting

When Shelter was formed it thought homelessness could be tackled within a few years – five decades on the struggle for decent housing continues

20th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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From straw man to Wicker Man?

Annie Gunner Logan looks at the unintended consequences of community empowerment, stemming from a lack of strong shared ambitions and clear vision

20th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Scotland is undergoing a boom in community ownership

Following a successful Community Land Week, Lindsay Chalmers looks at how Scotland is undergoing a boom in community ownership

20th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Still time to apply for community regeneration awards

The SURF Awards highlight, celebrate and share the achievements of community projects

20th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity says it will take Glasgow to court

​Council has persistently failed to house homeless people despite 47 dying last year on its streets

19th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Gurkha charity praised

The work of charity that helps Gurkhas who have settled in Scotland has been recognised

16th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Housing association warns tenants not to sublet homes

They are at risk of being evicted

15th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Black Bull set to be Scotland’s first community pub

Locals hope to raise £55,000 to buy the hotel in Gartmore from its current owners.

14th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help revamp historic building

The Patrons of Cowane’s Hospital Trust have gained more than £300,000 to help repair the landmark Stirling building

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity furniture depot hit by flooding

The Edinburgh Furniture Initiative is seeking urgent donations after stock was damaged during flooding last week

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities sought to help fight hunger in Edinburgh

A revamp of the FareShare depot in Edinburgh is set to help feed 2,000 more vulnerable people

7th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Building a social enterprise and private sector alliance

Duncan Thorp examines the work going on to boost partnerships between social enterprises and the private sector

6th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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CAS outlines steps to improve housing affordability

Charity recommends three proposals to help tenants find and keep homes.

6th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity hopes to create new community

Tiphereth, a Camphill community on the outskirts of Edinburgh, is hoping to create a new facility that will help those with disabilities feel valued

2nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for groups challenging inequality

The Corra Foundation has teamed up with Comic Relief to offer grants to small and medium sized charities

1st August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Regulator explains why housing association was struck off

Serious organisational and financial failings led to Kincardine Housing Co-operative's stock being passed on to another association.

31st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Owners should bring empty homes into use

Leaving homes empty should be outlawed

31st July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Goodmovers 30th July 2019

Find out who's on the move in Scotland's third sector

30th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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