+ 35% of Scottish households still in fuel poverty, with statutory deadline for eradicating less than a year away + Groups call for long-term investment in the Scottish Government Budget to end cold homes in Scotland by 2025. Read full release here: Scottish House Condition Survey Final
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland has joined with a large group of civic organisations today (Tuesday, Otober 13, 2015) to call on the Scottish Government to end the blight of Scotland’s draughty, unhealthy homes by 2025. The group, ranging from the Church of Scotland to the Federation of Master Builders, says the Scottish Government must … [Continue Reading]
In an opinion piece for the Scotsman, Existing Homes Alliance Scotland chair Alan Ferguson explains why we need energy efficiency to be a National Infrastructure Priority to tackle fuel poverty. This approach will mean investing significantly more from the Scottish capital budget over a long timescale, with private funding and innovative funding models also having … [Continue Reading]
The Existing Homes Alliance has welcomed the Scottish Government’s commitment to make energy efficiency a National Infrastructure Priority. This announcement should lead to the step-change in ambition and scale that is required if we want everyone to live in warm, affordable and low carbon homes. Making energy efficiency a National Infrastructure Priority should, in our … [Continue Reading]
The Existing Homes Alliance, along with the Scottish Association of Landlords and Scottish Land and Estates, has called on the Scottish Housing and Welfare Minister, Margaret Burgess to support the campaign to extend the UK Landlord’s Energy Saving Allowance. LESA_HousingMinisterlet_feb15.