Existing Homes Alliance



Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been ...

Published 5 September 2019

Amended Fuel Poverty Bill set for Royal Assent this summer

The Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill 2019 is expected to receive Royal ...

Published 7 June 2019

Tenement maintenance working group’s final recommendations report calls for change in legislation

Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Buildin ...

Published 5 June 2019

Trade bodies join 50 organisations in call for real Warm Homes Bill

The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a gr ...

Published 29 May 2018

Budget delivers ‘significant’ further investment in infrastructure

The Scottish Government delivered a budget yesterday which it said will add significant further in ...

Published 16 December 2016

Improving housing stock helps 97,000 households move out of fuel poverty

A long term improvement in the energy efficiency of housing stock coupled with a substantial drop in ...

Published 7 December 2016

Coalition calls for an end to scourge of Scotland’s cold homes

A coalition is urging the Scottish Government to substantially increase the funding available to im ...

Published 16 November 2016

Independent report recommends review of fuel poverty definition

Expert review groups into fuel poverty have called for the definition to be reviewed to ensure help ...

Published 25 October 2016

New £10m pilot loan scheme to increase energy efficiency and repair homes

More people will be able to make their homes warm and water-tight through a new £10 million fund. ...

Published 21 September 2016

Impending missed target sparks call for national fuel poverty programme

Campaigners are marking three months to Scotland’s fuel poverty deadline by calling for a three po ...

Published 30 August 2016

Call for improving ‘scourge of cold homes’ to be Scotland’s next big infrastructure project

With a scheduled six months to go until Scotland’s newest bridge, the Queensferry Crossing, is set ...

Published 6 June 2016

Call to rid Scotland of its 1.5 million cold homes by 2025

Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes ...

Published 11 April 2016

‘Unacceptable’ new fuel poverty figures spark Budget warm homes call

The Scottish Government’s draft budget must show significant investment in energy efficiency as a ...

Published 16 December 2015

Government to make improving energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes a ‘National Infrastructure Priority’

Reducing energy bills and fighting fuel poverty will be at the heart of the Scottish Government’ ...

Published 10 June 2015

European Court VAT ruling deals ‘blow to private rented housing’

Landlords are calling for urgent discussions with ministers following a ruling by the European Cou ...

Published 8 June 2015