17 December 2012
New research shows that 1 in 4 (26%) of employed people in Scotland (equivalent to 647,400 people) could be one pay check away from losing their home.
11 December 2012
Housing and homelessness charity, Shelter Scotland, has today called for intensified efforts across Scotland to ensure no-one has to sleep on the streets in the ongoing sub-zero temperatures.
6 December 2012
An Edinburgh man who survived the tragedy of homelessness has presented housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland with £1,000 to ensure they are able to help people across the capital and the rest of Scotland.
30 November 2012
• 60 families and individuals call every day
• New partnership with M&S calls to help fund helpline
26 November 2012
First Minister Alex Salmond will deliver the inaugural Shelter Scotland lecture – dedicated to the memory of the first Scots Makar, Professor Edwin Morgan.
14 November 2012
Rocketing mortgage arrears are piling on the agony for thousands of struggling homeowners and seriously damaging their prospects of avoiding repossession.
8 November 2012
More than 75,000 (1) children in Britain will wake up homeless on Christmas Day - 5,300 of them in Scotland - housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland has warned today.
24 October 2012
Speaking ahead of the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee today (24th October), Gordon MacRae, Head of Communications and Policy at Shelter Scotland, said the Scottish Government’s 45% cut to the social housing budget is a knockout punch to the aspirations of low income families across Scotland. Gordon MacRae said:
24 October 2012
A joint initiative to help midwives in Scotland spot the warning signs and prevent homelessness amongst pregnant women has been launched.
24 October 2012
An annual arts festival is aiming to help homeless people across Scotland by asking concert-goers and music fans from across the world to knit hats for the homeless.
15 October 2012
Uncovering the full extent of Scotland’s housing crisis is absolutely crucial if we are ever going to fix the problem, Shelter Scotland’s Head of Communications and Policy will tell the new Scottish Housing Minister, Margaret Burgess MSP, at the SNP Conference in Perth.
10 October 2012
Scottish Gas and housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland today launch a major five-year partnership to help tens of thousands of Scotland’s households improve safety standards and the quality of living in their homes.
2 October 2012
Commenting on the latest Scottish Government statistics which show a 13 per cent reduction in the number of homelessness applications in Q2 2012, compared to the same period in 2011, Graeme Brown, Director of Shelter Scotland, said:
10 September 2012
An Edinburgh charity worker who delivers and collects donation bags to homes across the city is preparing to deliver his 500,000th bag this week – a record for the charity’s team of delivery and collection drivers.
28 August 2012
Over a million people (1) in Britain say they have delayed having children because of a lack of affordable housing, according to new research from Shelter Scotland and Shelter.