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 condition of Scotland’s private tenements will continue to deteriorate unless the Scottish Government adopts a new funding approach as part of its overall housing investment programme, argues the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).
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.
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,
New homes in Lamlash on the Isle of Arran by Irvine Housing Association Four housing and community organisations have collaborated to produce a booklet showcasing six examples of community led place making.
More people will be able to make their homes warm and water-tight through a new £10 million fund. The pilot scheme in Glasgow, Argyll and Bute and Perthshire will provide equity loans of up to £40,000 to home owners on low incomes to help them make essential repairs to leaking roofs and building s
A major new free website designed to help private flat owners carry out repairs to their shared properties has been launched by housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP at an event in Glasgow today. Written by Annie Flint and John Gilbert, the authors of the acclaimed Tenement Handbook originally publishe