Homes For Scotland

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Homes for Scotland (HFS) has called for critical government action after new planning statistics revealed that the average processing times for major housing developments are now taking over a year. Described as “woeful” and “unacceptable” by the sector body, the figures

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Homes for Scotland (HFS), the sector body representing the country’s home builders, has responded to the call for ideas on planning system ambitions requested by the new planning improvement champion Craig McLaren. With the planning system having a major impact on the delivery of much needed n

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Home building sector representative body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced the appointment of Kevin Murphy as its new head of planning. With a career spanning more than 20 years, Mr Murphy joins from Persimmon Homes where he was planning manager, leading on planning applications, undertaking pr

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Campion Homes joint managing directors Susan Jackson and Dougie Herd welcomed Homes for Scotland staff and members to its latest completed project in Gauldry this week, where they were invited to take a tour of the development and learn more about these innovative new homes.

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The trade body for Scotland's housebuilders has said the results of an SCN survey that highlights the country's broken planning system are "truly dreadful" but of "no surprise" to its members. Respondents to an SCN survey found that 96.3% of the country's architects, housebuilders, develop

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The new managing director of construction group McTaggart has been appointed to the body representing Scotland’s home building sector. Janice Russell joins the board of Homes for Scotland which supports its members to meet the nation’s housing needs and aspirations.

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There were 23,512 all-sector new build homes completed in Scotland in the year to end March 2023, according to quarterly statistics on housebuilding and affordable housing supply published yesterday by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

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The representative body for the home building sector has called on the Scottish Government to introduce a new National Outcome for housing if progress is to be made in providing enough homes for the people of Scotland. National Outcomes are part of the National Performance Framework, describing what

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The winners of this year’s Homes for Scotland (HFS) awards were announced last week with a special focus on social, sustainable and environmental values. The event, which was attended by 1,000 senior representatives from across the home building sector and hosted by political satirist and impr

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