Homes For Scotland

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Homes for Scotland (HFS) has appointed Fionna Kell to the position of director of policy. Responsible for developing and driving forward the organisation’s wider policy objectives as set out in its recently published five-year strategy, her initial focus will be on the Scottish Government&rsqu

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Senior representatives of Scotland’s home building industry have held face-to-face discussions with cabinet secretary for communities and local government Aileen Campbell MSP to discuss the importance of implementing an improved planning system in the midst of ongoing Brexit uncertainty. Facil

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Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced the shortlist for its annual home building industry awards as the organisation prepares to celebrate the sector’s achievements. HFS said the entries showcase the high quality work that the industry produces and the innovative practices it engages in

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Leading figures from the homebuilding, legal and banking sectors joined together to celebrate their strong and emerging female talent as part of this year’s International Women’s Day. Supporting this year’s campaign theme, #BalanceforBetter, the event was organised by Taylor Wimpey

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Homes for Scotland has repeated its call for growth across all housing tenures as an increase in new build home completions masked a drop in the private sector. Yesterday’s Quarterly Housing Statistics for Scotland revealed a 4% increase in the number of new build homes completed across all se

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Twenty-one of Scotland’s senior policy-shapers and key building experts, academics, and commentators were welcomed to a roundtable in Edinburgh earlier this year to debate: “What Kind of a Britain are we Building: Scotland?” The event was hosted by Niall Trafford, CEO of BRE a

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More homes need to be built on small sites and myths surrounding landbanking by housebuilders busted if the 80,000 homes deficit that has arisen over the last decade is to be addressed, MSPs will hear today. Industry trade body Homes for Scotland said there has been a near 40% reduction in the amoun

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Housebuiler industry body Homes for Scotland has called for a “more meaningful and inclusive” approach to analysing the country’s planning performance. Director of planning Tammy Swift-Adams has questioned the focus of official planning performance statistics, the latest of which r

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As the level of housing completions continues to head in the right direction, the country’s home building industry has urged the Scottish Government to build on this positive news to enable it to deliver more of the homes Scotland’s growing population needs. Official statistics released

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Proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions have failed to pass a key stage of the parliamentary legislative process. MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee voted against a series of amendments to the Scottish G

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The Scottish Government is on track to meet its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes over the duration of this Parliament, according to statistics in two newly published reports. Figures in the Housing Statistics Annual Key Trends report show an increase of 745 homes (4%) across all sectors,

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