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A move to cap welfare benefits will actually costs the public purse more, according to a leading housing body

The Scottish Housing Regulator is calling for a debate on annual above inflation rent increases in the social housing sector

Dunedin Canmore has learnt valuable lessons in how to support tenants to pay their own rent under Universal Credit

Social landlords partly responsible for tenants' rent arrears according to the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland.

Councils are being urged to ensure that £15m of underspent discretionary housing payment funds reach vulnerable tenants by the end of March

Housing body calls for amendments to housing bill.

The housing bill has many pros but a few cons too, says Shelter Scotland's Fiona King.

MSPs criticise paltry efforts to include communities in Scotland's regeneration strategy.

Andy Milne, chief executive of Scotland's Independent Regeneration Network (Surf), sees grounds for optimism in MSPs report on Scotland's regeneration strategy

It's official: the bedroom tax is unworkable, probably costs more than it sets out to save and hits the most vulnerable hardest.