Report that summarises the results of a Department of Health (DH) funded evaluation of 19 extra care housing schemes that opened between April 2006 and November 2008, and which received capital funding from the department‘s Extra Care Housing Fund.
Report that presents the findings of a consultation carried out by the Scottish Government on 'Housing Support for Homeless Households' between January and April 2012.
Guidance that has been published to assist local authorities and their community planning partners in the development and implementation of local ‘Housing Options Protocols for Care Leavers’. These protocols should detail the processes by which young people are supported through their transition out of care and provided with a range of appropriate and sustainable accommodation options.
Report that showcases a number of housing with care models that have improved the health and well-being of older people, all of which are in the social sector. It builds on the experiential knowledge of housing staff involved in the running, or the strategic planning of housing with care, to offer insights into some of the issues, challenges, and risks surrounding the development and ongoing management of housing with care that others may learn from.
The Sustainable Housing Strategy sets out the vision for warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland.
This paper sets out the significant investment and programmes which will help achieve that vision and help to meet the demanding targets for fuel poverty and emission reductions that have been set.
One of a series of policy papers published by the national Housing and Ageing Alliance to stimulate debate and a coherent policy response to the critical issue of demographic change and housing.
Report that is one of a series of outputs from the independent evaluation of a programme of projects demonstrating the direct payment of housing benefit to social renting tenants across the UK. It highlights the key learning since the programme began early in 2012.
Paper that reviews how housing support can contribute to achieving various national objectives. Examples of what housing support can mean to individuals is set out in a series of photographs.
Research that explores the continued evolution of the housing association sector and the challenges of delivering front-line and back-office services cost effectively.
It is designed to help to inform and develop a conversation within the industry, and to draw attention to the factors relevant to organisations considering outsourcing or shared services. It focuses primarily on housing associations.
Briefing which reflects on the experience of housing support providers delivering services through personalised funding arrangements and consider what has been working well, as well as highlighting some issues that have been more challenging. Particular attention is paid to support planning and to the financial arrangements associated with direct payments and individual service funding.