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The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government announced recently had many eye-catching headlines.  As usual, the push for independence was the biggest of the big-ticket items along with pledges around the NHS, the establishment of a National Care Service, childcare and climate change. Exciting stuff, but......

Homeless Action Scotland note that the most recent quarterly report from the Scottish Housing Regulator on the impact of COVID on social housing, showed that there had been a significant increase in evictions within the social sector. (See article in Daily Record, 15 August 2021).......

At Homeless Action Scotland we believe that the next Government in Scotland should show it is serious about ending homelessness by creating a new, dedicated ministerial post for Housing and Homelessness. We believe that there are some significant problems within homelessness which have been masked......

The Scottish Parliament elections are rapidly approaching, and the various political parties are setting out their vision for Scotland. We have heard from many other organisations – and agree – that we need a significant increase in social housing. However, there are a number of......

‘VITAL’ AMENDMENT WILL PROTECT HOUSING RIGHTS FOR VICTIMS The Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill passed in the Scottish Parliament today will offer vital housing protections for survivors of domestic abuse after the Scottish Government accepted an amendment proposed by Homeless Action Scotland. The Bill introduces......