A slim majority of respondents to the Scottish Government’s planning consultation have opposed a dramatic hike in planning fees.
There has been a 24% increase in evictions from social housing in Scotland over the past two years, a new report by Shelter Scotland has revealed.
The deadline for entries for Inside Housing’s inaugural Scottish Leaders’ List has been extended.
A troubled Scottish housing association has put out a tender looking for a larger housing association to partner with.
Builders’ trade body Homes for Scotland has said it is “extremely disappointed” with the government’s proposals for changes in planning policy.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced its support for a proposed increase in planning fees.
Scotland’s largest social landlord has partnered with Glasgow City Council in a £3.7bn joint venture to provide repairs and maintenance.
Eighteen housing associations in Scotland have joined the pilot of a ‘Sector Scorecard’ which was recently launched in England with government backing.
A Scottish housing association has become the UK’s first to develop a wind farm in order to fund the build of homes for social rent.
Scottish housing associations drew down 86% of the loan facilities available to them in 2015/16, according to the Scottish Housing Regulator.
The Scottish Government will extend its welfare fund to include all 18 to 21-year-olds hit by the removal of housing benefit, set to be introduced from April.
The Scottish Government has called for an immediate halt to the roll-out of Universal Credit because it is concerned the new system is pushing more people into debt.
Average house prices in Aberdeen dropped by 10.2% in the year to January 2017, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
The ex-finance director of the largest housing association in Scotland has pleaded guilty to voyeurism and sexual assault.
The Scottish Government has urged tenants to use a new guide to scrutinise social landlords in order to improve services.
Inside Housing has launched a competition to celebrate the individuals making a difference in Scottish housing.
A second independence referendum in Scotland risks “uncertainty” in the land and property markets, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Scotland has warned.
The Scottish Government will make £590m available this year to increase the supply of affordable homes in Scotland.
There are “serious issues” with the roll-out of Universal Credit with “spiralling costs” for social landlords supporting tenants, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) in Scotland has warned.
Glasgow City Council has announced it will make land available for registered social landlords to build 1,500 homes.
The Scottish Government has increased Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) funding to almost £58m to mitigate the impact of welfare cuts in the first year it has control over DHPs.
Some Scottish social landlords need to be “more open and responsive” to complaints, the Scottish Housing Regulator has cautioned.
A Scottish housing association’s bank demanded early repayment of a loan after regulatory intervention triggered a technical breach of its covenants.
Scottish ministers have demanded “urgent reassurance” from the UK government over the scrapping of housing benefit for 18 to 21-year-olds.
The Scottish Housing Regulator will continue its intervention at a Glasgow-based housing association after it breached a loan covenant last year.
The Scottish and UK governments are in a dispute over abolishing the bedroom tax and removing housing benefit for 18-21 year olds.
Scottish ministers have urged the UK government not to cap claimants’ benefits when the Scottish Government abolishes the bedroom tax.
Eight councils in Scotland have joined forces to attempt to see 110,000 homes built in and around Glasgow by 2035.
The Scottish Government has launched a new publication into social tenants and social rented housing in the country.
A Scottish housing association has been slammed by the regulator for “failing to progress” a site bought in 2010 with £1m of public money.
Children and pregnant women will spend no longer than one week in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation, the Scottish Government has pledged.
Families with children in Scotland are spending too long in temporary accommodation, risking their health and well-being, a report from Shelter Scotland has concluded.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has appointed a manager and three new board members at Arklet Housing Association “as a matter of urgency”.
A number of Scottish councils have warned they may not be able to afford the full cost of Discretionary Housing Payments to cover tenants’ rent in the future because of the new lower benefit cap.
The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has soared by 17% in a year, the latest government statistics reveal.
The Scottish Government plans to use its new social security powers for the first time to make Universal Credit payments more regular, it has announced today.
The Scottish Government wants to simplify the planning system to encourage greater input from citizens.
The Scottish Government has announced the recipients of £1.65m of funding for homeless services and housing providers working with vulnerable people.
The Scottish Government will develop a rental income guarantee scheme to kick-start delivery of private rented sector homes “at scale”, it has revealed in its draft budget for 2017/18.
Social housing starts and completions increased while private sector building fell in Scotland, according to the latest figures from the Scottish Government.