Friday news round-up: 19 May 2017
Catch up with this week's SFHA members' news.
Hillcrest lets £4 million contract in Dundee
Hillcrest Housing Association has awarded a £4 million contract to build 40 new homes in Dundee to Ogilvie Construction.
The development will create new social housing for the city on vacant land on Eliza Street and comprises 36 flats and 4 semi-detached homes.
Work is due to start on site at the end of July and complete in summer 2018.
Port of Leith Housing Association to Build Over 300 Homes in Granton Harbour
More than 300 affordable homes to come to Granton Harbour
The site acquisition is being supported by over £6 million of Housing Association Grant (HAG) from the City of Edinburgh Council on behalf of the Scottish Government and will include a mix of social and mid-market rent homes.
Cordale Housing Association shortlisted for two prestigious awards
Cordale Housing Association shortlisted for two prestigious awards.
Earlier this month Cordale was announced as a finalist for the Best Performing Business (under 25 employees) category in the West Dunbartonshire Working4Business Awards 2017 and last week Cordale was one of three short listed finalists for the prestigious title of Housing Association of the Year (under 3,000 houses) for the 2017 Scottish Home Awards.
A double win for Abbeyfield Scotland at National Housing for Older People Awards
Abbeyfield Scotland, the charity which provides support for older people, has won two accolades at the National Housing for Older People Awards.
The Awards were held this week in Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham and the winners enjoyed a celebratory lunch in the company of Tim Wonnacott from BBC’s Bargain Hunt.