Living Rent are campaigning against the development of the old Tynecastle School in Gorgie/Dalry into purpose built student accommodation, as they argue affordable and social housing are much needed in the area.
Shelter Scotland have released a report calling for an increase in the amount of social housing promised by the Scottish Government – to the equivalent of an additional house built every day for the next five years.
Scotland Needs 37,100 Social Homes to Meet Demand
“It’s hard to see now what is going to prevent a tidal wave of evictions sweeping people into homelessness services” – Director of Shelter Scotland.
The Battle Against Homelessness Post-Coronavirus
As Britain’s Covid-19 death toll becomes the highest in Europe, we should be clear that we are not all suffering equally. Analysis of ONS data in England and Wales of mortality since the Covid-19 crisis began has found twice the rate of deaths in poor areas as rich ones. “It is not a leveller,” Magi […]