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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Bold action needed on Sustainable Development Goals

Oxfam Scotland has said politicians must ensure that no one is left behind in the bid to meet the goals

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Shelter drops legal action against Glasgow Council

The homelessness charity will now await a verdict from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

15th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Funding for more than 60 charities

The Bank of Scotland Foundation grants will see the organisations share almost £1.9million

11th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbanks hand out 1,000 parcels a day

A staggering 600,000 food parcels were distributed over 18 months by charities across the country

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Quarter of Scots worried about rent or mortgage

Shelter Scotland research finds thousands struggle with monthly payments.

8th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New active travel funding

Social housing providers can access additional funding to encourage active travel within communities

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow sleepout takes place this weekend

Show your support for city's homeless

13th December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity gym plans expansion

Projekt 42 is hoping to take on the former Leith Links Pavilion, but needs local authority backing before Christmas

12th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legislation will make housing adaptations easier

Disabled people will now have more freedom to make changes to areas around their homes

10th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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More support needed for former mining communities

Coalfield towns are still beset by poverty and inequality, a charity has said.

9th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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60,000 join World’s Big Sleep Out

Events calling for an end to homelessness took place in 52 cities across the world, with Scots amongst those taking part

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Community regeneration in Scotland celebrated

The winners of the 2019 SURF Awards have been revealed

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Probe into Glasgow homeless services

City's homeless services fall short of statutory standards

6th December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Scots child homelessness is “badge of shame”

Figures show country is failing children

3rd December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Amazon shoppers urged to help homeless people

Charity’s Amazon wishlist makes it easy to buy sleeping bags and clothes for those sleeping rough.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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SFHA calls on politicians to fix benefits and fight climate change

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations has released “three key asks” ahead of election day.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sustainability award for Fife housing association

Kingdom Housing Association has won a coveted Green Apple Award.

27th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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