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Scotland on course for biggest growth in social housing since 1970s

Scotland on course for biggest growth in social housing since 1970s

26 February 2018

A first of its kind independent report on the progress being made on the Scottish Government’s affordable homes target of 50,000 has shown that it is within reach over the period of this parliament.

Scotland on course for biggest growth in social housing since 1970s
Call for more ambitious targets to end fuel poverty

Call for more ambitious targets to end fuel poverty

31 January 2018

Housing campaigners are calling for the Scottish Government to introduce tougher targets to end fuel poverty.

Call for more ambitious targets to end fuel poverty
Latest homelessness statistics wake up call

Latest homelessness statistics wake up call

23 January 2018

Adam Lang, our Head of Communications and Policy, comments on the latest homelessness statistics from Scottish Government.

Latest homelessness statistics wake up call
Warrior chainmail costume on frontline

Warrior chainmail costume on frontline

29 December 2017

Today’s the day that the discerning charity shop bargain-hunter makes their way to the doors of our store in Edinburgh’s Stockbridge.

Warrior chainmail costume on frontline
Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget

Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget

22 November 2017

Our comment on the UK Government's 2017 Budget, in which the Chancellor announced changes to Universal Credit, but failed to lift the freeze on local housing allowance for private renters.

Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget

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