Housing advice has never been more important

Before I joined Shelter Scotland I facilitated many practice sharing forums with local authorities and housing associations. I found that after a hard day at the flip chart, regardless of the topic, whether it was legislative change or service improvement, the key points were invariably as follows: “More training needed” “Better communication” “Lack of resources”.

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The Devil’s in the Detail

Last week the Scottish Government released the quarterly update of the official homelessness statistics for Scotland. Unsurprisingly, as a homelessness charity working in Scotland, the publication of these stats always causes a flurry of interest and activity in the office (especially for the more geeky among us). The publication of these figures gives us information […]

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