The Scottish Government's plan to cut its housing budget by around £200 million next year will have "devastating" consequences for social housing supply and homelessness support, ministers have been warned.
Two years since the Scottish Government published its plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from Scotland’s homes, more than thirty supply chain organisations have written an open letter to First Minister Humza Yousaf, urging his government to publish a Heat in Buildings Bill to give cert
The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to adopt proposed planning changes to make it easier for homeowners and landlords in Scotland to switch to clean energy systems. The Scottish Government has proposed planning reforms that would make it easier for homeowners and landlo
The Existing Homes Alliance (EHA) has given a cautious welcome to the outcome of the Spending Review which confirms the Scottish Government’s commitment to providing £1.8 billion to decarbonise Scotland’s homes.
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).
Political parties should commit to building a green recovery and creating thousands of sustainable jobs across Scotland through a major home retrofit programme, according to the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
Environment, housing and anti-poverty campaigners have called for a £100 million boost to the budget for energy efficiency measures, saying the move could provide up to 17,000 green jobs, help cut climate emissions and improve properties across the country. Friends of the Earth Scotland,
Over a million homes in Scotland need to be upgraded to low carbon heating by 2030 to ensure the Scottish Government meets its statutory climate change targets, according to an updated plan published yesterday. The Climate Change Plan 2018 – 2032, which has been updated to reflect th
An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed, though the Scottish Government “missed an opportunity” to set out how they will invest in Scotland’s builders.
Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.
The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned. In a joint statement issued today the group calls on ministers and MSPs to create a law that will end fuel poverty, create new jobs and i