Yesterday's “budget of choices” missed a prime opportunity to encourage a consumer shift towards low carbon homes and fails Scotland’s would-be First Time Buyers, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).
The Scottish Government’s £3.3 billion funding proposal for the next Affordable Housing Supply Programme will help to “make a real difference” to tackling housing need in Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.
The Scottish Government’s £24 billion infrastructure investment plan could fall short of providing the affordable housing need facing Scotland over the next five years, a collection of housing organisations have warned.
The next Scottish Government has been urged to commit to delivering 53,000 affordable homes over the duration of the next parliament to reduce housing need, tackle child poverty and kick-start the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Just over 50% of the Scottish Government’s overall affordable housing target had been met by the end of 2018/19 with the figure rising to 61% in terms of approvals, according to the 2019 UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The report, publishe
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland will team up to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021. As the Scottish Government’s programme to build 50,000 new homes between 2016 and 2021 continues into its third year,
Angela Constance Communities Secretary Angela Constance has said the Scottish Government will take “new and innovative” approaches to the housing challenges of Brexit and an ageing population, The Herald reports.
Representatives of the housing sector from across Scotland will this week gather in Edinburgh for Scotland’s Housing Festival 2018, the annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland, taking place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Tuesday the 27th and Wednes
Glasgow City Council has approved the disposal of 16 sites across the city to allow for the construction of approximately 750 new social homes. Areas to benefit from this decision include Baillieston, Barlanark, Bridgeton, Castlemilk, Cranhill, Drumchapel, Easterhouse, Kelvinbridge, Milton, Partick,
Nicola Barclay Scotland’s key housing and professional bodies today called for politicians to tackle the country’s housing crisis by supporting an increase in the supply of warm, sustainable homes that meet a diverse set of needs and aspirations.
Nicola Sturgeon First minister Nicola Sturgeon has made an early election commitment to embark on a £3 billion programme to build 50,000 new affordable homes in Scotland if the SNP were to win a third term next May.