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Supporting Young People

Fife-based Campion Homes explains the important role of new-build developers in helping young people on the path towards home ownership – and how it can support their careers in the construction industry. As 2018 is the Year of Young People in Scotland, it is fitting that young people are the focus of this year’s Scottish …

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What about co-housing?

Mike Wilson, of  Homes and Streets explains his hopes for the futures of housing in Scotland. My housing story is about neighbourliness. To that end, I have joined a co-housing group in Edinburgh, drawn together by the potential of neighbours being committed to each other (perhaps even cooking – at least occasionally – together) and …

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Young people’s housing aspirations being failed by capital’s broken housing market

CIH Scotland’s deputy director Callum Chomczuk examines how the aspiration of young people and people on lower incomes to have their own home is being failed by the capital’s broken housing market. Home ownership is increasingly out of reach, with young people expected to save large deposits in order to access mortgage finance. The average …

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Is housing ready for the digital age?

[dropcaps round=”no”]H[/dropcaps]ow many housing providers understand how developments in digital technology can support their tenants? How many housing providers understand the impact that the Scottish Government ‘Technology Enabled Care’ (TEC) programme could have on the housing sector? How many housing providers have digital inclusion and TEC in the wider strategic plans of the organisation, with …

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