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Social landlords should expect to put a lot of time and resources into bringing tenants and owners with them on the retrofit journey, if and when funding allows works to progress at scale, according to a new report from the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

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An agreed definition of a Scottish equivalent of the Passivhaus standard which will become the minimum for all new housing in the country is to be the subject of consultation between the Scottish Government and the building industry, Patrick Harvie has confirmed. Last month, the

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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).

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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,

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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

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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

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