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Eviction ban extended to protect tenants.

The Scottish Government has announced that a temporary ban on eviction orders will be extended until the end of March 2021. Regulations will be laid in the Scottish Parliament on 14 January to extend the current ban, which is in place at present until 22 January. The extended ban will…

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Prevent homelessness closer to home in 2021

Amid growing concern about the impact of Covid on the housing and financial situation of thousands of Scots, 31 organisations in the Everyone Home collective are urging people in communities and those running local services to prevent homelessness closer to home this year, and beyond. On the basis that all…

180 allies come together for launch of New System Alliance

The beginning of December saw Homeless Network Scotland, Mayday Trust, Platfform and Changing Lives host a week of conversations in an online event to launch the UK wide New System Alliance.  The topics of discussion ranged from A World Without Fixing to Action Beyond the Conversation, with common themes emerging such as: How…