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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.

Support offered by charity to homeless families is recognised

​Community company offers scenic affordable homes in Argyll

Double amount of empty homes brought back into use thanks to charity partnership

Housing sector - as well as their clients - will struggle with new cuts say leading bodies

Ellie Hutchinson discusses the need to establish a national forum for tenants living in rented private accommodation

​Figures show council's intervention methods are working

​Jackie Murdo believes the only way out of the current housing crisis is to involve tenants more in decisions

Demanding rent in advance is at odds with the ethos and role of social landlords and stops homeless people getting accommodation, says law centre

Martin Sime argues foodbanks are a symbol of human kindness, not a blight on our society

​Landlords should develop value for money strategies that put tenants first