Homes For Scotland

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Ahead of Homes for Scotland's Annual Conference 2022, Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay speak to the organisation's new CEO Jane Wood for the latest episode of the podcast from our sister publication Scottish Housing News. Just three months into her new post, Jane discusses developer contributions and

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Following her first three months as Homes for Scotland CEO, Jane Wood is astounded that there is so much that people don’t know or value about home building. Transitioning into a new sector is always challenging, not only in terms of needing to learn at pace to support your leadership thinking

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The latest planning appeals figures released by the Scottish Government show that the correct decisions are not being made at a local level, according to Homes for Scotland. The Planning and Environmental Appeals Division’s annual report shows that 164 local authority planning decisions out of

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The Homes For Scotland Awards 2022 took place on May 20 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, bringing together key players from the Scottish construction industry to celebrate the sector’s greatest achievements from an array of innovative home building projects across the country.

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Sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced Jane Wood as its new chief executive with effect from June 1. Jane joins HFS from BT where she was group UK nations and regions director and a member of the BT Scotland board, responsible for managing relationships with public bodies, politicians an

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Homebuilding body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned that a key Scottish Government document outlining the approach to planning and development to 2045 risks making the country’s housing deficit even worse. In its submission to the consultation on National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), HFS hig

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There were 18,974 all-sector new build homes completed in Scotland in the year to end June 2021, according to quarterly statistics on housebuilding and affordable housing supply published today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. This is an increase of 10% (1,751 homes) on the 17,223 completions

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Perth-based housebuilder Stephen has once again been voted a ‘five star’ builder by its customers, one of only three in Scotland to secure the accolade. The family firm, which dates back to 1935, has earned the rating following a rigorous, externally verified customer satisfaction survey

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Homes for Scotland has called for more analysis of the planning appeal process to assess the political nature of decision making at a council level. The trade body was responding to a freedom of information request from the Scottish Conservatives that revealed that 46% of planning appeals have

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Home building body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced the shortlist for its 2022 awards programme as it plans for a return of the annual gathering where winners will be announced.

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