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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Annie Gunner Logan looks at the unintended consequences of community empowerment, stemming from a lack of strong shared ambitions and clear vision

Following a successful Community Land Week, Lindsay Chalmers looks at how Scotland is undergoing a boom in community ownership

Sandra Brydon discusses a new project which aims to build homes, independence and aspirations

Jeremy Hewer examines the launch of a new DWP advertising campaign

Shelter's Lisa Glass explains how human rights affect housing policy ahead of a conference at this year's Gathering

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

James Mullaney examines the effect of new private renting legislation one year on

With everyone’s eyes on Brexit, growing Universal Credit unrest looks set to blindside the Tory government

Kenyan-born Benson is a member of Lost and Found Choir, an Edinburgh-based men’s choir run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust

Stephen Logie grew up campaigning for better housing in one of Scotland's biggest estates. He believes the experience made him what he is today