Homes For Scotland

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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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Scotland is suffering from a chronic housing shortfall approaching 100,000 new homes as a result of significant and consistent undersupply over the last 14 years, according to a report released today. Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) is calling for an all-tenure target of at least 25,000

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As planning minister Tom Arthur prepares to give evidence to the Local Government, Housing & Planning Committee this morning, Homes for Scotland head of local & regional planning Liz Hamilton says the draft NPF4 document fails to recognise the current housing crisis and is likely to fur

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Homes for Scotland has presented the team behind Stewart Milne Group's Fast Track Apprenticeship programme with an Innovation Award at a virtual ceremony. The programme offers apprentices the opportunity to train as construction site supervisors with a view to becoming the site managers of the futur

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