Homes For Scotland

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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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A home building industry-led mortgage scheme that allows new build buyers to purchase with a 5% deposit has been launched nationally with 17 major builders after a successful regional pilot.

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The Scottish home building sector’s top honours for this year have been revealed, with Barratt and David Wilson Homes awarded Home Builder of the Year and Wheatley Group awarded RSL of the Year by trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS). Announced virtually for the first time, with the programme f

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SP Energy Networks is urging construction workers to ‘Plan Ahead, Look Around’ to reduce the number of reported electrical accidents on construction sites. Reports to date this year from the Energy Networks Association (ENA) reveal that there have been 477 safety incidents reported on co

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