Homes For Scotland

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Scotland’s revised national planning framework (NPF4), currently undergoing a six-week parliamentary scrutiny period, still fails to adequately recognise the country’s housing crisis and will likely lead to a reduction in the number of homes delivered without significant intervention, Ho

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The number of new homes being built in Scotland has yet to return to pre-Covid levels, official figures have shown. Quarterly housing statistics published by the Scottish Government revealed there were 20,767 all-sector new build homes completed in Scotland in the year to end March 2022,

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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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