Homes for Scotland



Construction sector welcomes long-awaited return to work but further clarity sought

The first tentative steps to get the construction sector in Scotland back to work have been widely s ...

Published 22 May 2020

Video: Homes for Scotland makes case for return to work on The Nine

Homes for Scotland chief executive Nicola Barclay appeared on BBC Scotland’s The Nine this wee ...

Published 20 May 2020

First Minister asked to signal timescale for recommencement of home building amid increasing market divergence

A phased return to work would enable Scotland’s housebuilders to put the finishing touches to ...

Published 13 May 2020

Emergency £100m loan fund for SME housebuilders

Housebuilders will be able to apply for short-term loans of up to £1 million from the Scottish ...

Published 11 May 2020

Construction sector offered free communications support during COVID-19 crisis

Glasgow-based communications agency Perceptive Communicators has launched support to help its cons ...

Published 29 April 2020

Homes for Scotland working on plan to ‘build our way out of’ economic downturn

Following news that the economic impact of efforts to tackle coronavirus could see Scotland’s ...

Published 22 April 2020

Home builders encouraged by finance secretary’s comments on anticipated first sectors to return to work

Scotland’s home building industry has welcomed comments from finance secretary Kate Forbes on ...

Published 17 April 2020

Moves made to lessen impact of coronavirus on Scottish housing market

Efforts are under way to help prevent further disruption to the buying and selling of homes across S ...

Published 30 March 2020

Homes for Scotland: Political leadership, resourcing and infrastructure key to Housing to 2040

Political leadership, adequate resourcing and delivery of supporting infrastructure are all essentia ...

Published 3 March 2020

Nicola Barclay: Marking 20 years of Homes for Scotland

With 2020 marking the 20th anniversary of trade body Homes for Scotland, chief executive Nicola Barc ...

Published 3 February 2020

HFS highlights ‘significant’ regional variations in housing starts and completions

Significant variations in housing starts and completions exist across regions and tenures in Scotlan ...

Published 31 January 2020

Urgent change in infrastructure approach required to deliver net zero carbon economy

The Scottish Government should put “place” at the heart of coherent, infrastructure prio ...

Published 20 January 2020

Housebuilders welcome launch of £150m First Home Fund

A new national pilot scheme which aims to help thousands of first-time buyers with the deposit for a ...

Published 18 December 2019

Richard Jennings joins Homes for Scotland board

Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association managing director Richard Jennings has been appointed a dire ...

Published 3 December 2019

HFS: More SME home builders required if Scottish housing growth to be sustained

With housing completions in 2018 exceeding 20,000 for the first time in a decade, Homes for Sco ...

Published 25 November 2019