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Instant online help for people facing homelessness

Instant online help for people facing homelessness

10 October 2017

Open-Source technology means other charities can adapt the button to their needs.

Instant online help for people facing homelessness
Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group

Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group

5 October 2017

Following the start of work by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group, Alison Watson, Deputy Director of Shelter Scotland and member of the action group, comments.

Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group
Call for flexible first month's rent

Call for flexible first month's rent

28 September 2017

Report calls for a flexible approach to first month’s rent in advance for housing association tenants amid fears of rising arrears and homelessness.

Call for flexible first month's rent
Scotland's housing crisis laid bare in report

Scotland's housing crisis laid bare in report

7 August 2017

New report shows high proportion of private renters and young adults needing help

Scotland's housing crisis laid bare in report
Councils urged to invest in empty homes or miss out on benefits

Councils urged to invest in empty homes or miss out on benefits

1 August 2017

Too many Scottish Councils are still missing out on gains available from bringing the country’s 34,000 long-term empty homes back into use, according to the body leading the work in Scotland.

Councils urged to invest in empty homes or miss out on benefits

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