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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.

Disabled people are being turned down for discretionary housing payments, despite being given priority status

Opposition mounts to the building of a new school in a park in Edinburgh's Portobello in the face of plans to change the law to enable it to go ahead

New powers from Westminister will allow the Scottish Government to create a fund to cover all bedroom tax payments

Right-to-buy legislation in Scotland will be abolished sooner than expected

Controversy over the the bedroom tax is clouding other equally important housing issues

​Over 70,000 Scottish households have been forced to apply for discretionary housing payment

Wording of Scottish planning policy needs clarifying says housing charity

Commonwealth Games organisers drop plans to feature Red Road flats' demolition

The latest two Joseph Rowntree Foundation reports add to criticism of welfare reforms