The scale of homelessness in the UK is shocking, but we are determined to act – and the Housing First scheme gives us means to do so, writes Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong.
Wheatley Group’s homelessness lead, Catherine Wilkie, explains how the Housing First partnership is helping the most vulnerable people off the streets.
Investing in housing reaps benefits beyond bricks and mortar, writes Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong.
As Universal Credit continues to roll out across Scotland’s biggest city, Wheatley Chief Executive Martin Armstrong explains how Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group is preparing tenants in Glasgow and beyond for the challenges it presents.
Lorraine McLaren, Director of Wheatley Foundation, explains why Wheatley is determined to offer young people every opportunity in life.
The European Union’s bank has announced it is to invest £185 million in Wheatley. This is good news, writes Chief Executive Martin Armstrong, not just for affordable housing in Scotland, but for Wheatley’s mission in 'Making Homes AND Lives Better' for thousands of people and families across the country.
For social work student and WLHP tenant Leigh-Anne Finnigan, 29, getting a Wheatley Foundation Bursary after her mum died felt like a miracle. Here – in the hope of inspiring others to apply for a bursary – she tells how against the odds she will graduate next year with a degree and great career prospects.
When Glasgow Housing Association (GHA), at the end of last year, was named one of Europe’s top businesses, it dispelled the myth public organisations can’t be as efficient, as high performing and as customer focused as the private sector, without losing any aspect of social conscience, writes Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong
When Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) picked up a trophy for being one of Europe’s best businesses, it proved that social organisations can be as sharp as top global companies while still making the needs of society its core purpose, writes Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong.
GHA tenant Gemma is on the road to a great career thanks to her housing officer. Discover how a Modern Apprenticeship has changed Gemma's life for the better.
Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong believes regenerating communities gives today's tenants the chance to connect with the past.
Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong asks if Housing First is the silver bullet we are looking for to end homelessness.
Following on from the latest report from the Scottish Government’s independent advisor on poverty and inequality, Wheatley Foundation Director Lorraine McLaren talks about the value of giving all young people access to employment and training as a route out of poverty and disadvantage.
Alex Adrain, of our Community Improvement Partnership (CIP), explains how to tackle doorstep crime.
Bruce McDermott, of the Tenancy Support Service, explains what hoarding is, how it affects tenants – and how Wheatley can help.
As part of National Hoarding Awareness Week, a social housing tenant from the south of Glasgow talks about her experience of hoarding – and how she found a way through.
The sector must renew its commitment to supporting people in hardship, says Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong.
Councillor Matt Kerr believes that by working together we can challenge the stigma of poverty.
Wheatley’s ambitious programme of building thousands of affordable homes across Scotland goes hand in hand with our mission to create jobs and training opportunities for people living in our communities. By Martin Armstrong, Chief Executive of Wheatley Group.
As the Scottish Government publishes its latest figures on homelessness in Scotland, Catherine Wilkie says partnership working and a personalised approach to people’s needs, are the key to solving housing crisis.
I was born at the start of the swinging sixties, just after Prime Minister Harold McMillan declared "most of our people have never had it so good", writes Mary Mulligan who sits on the board of Dunedin Canmore, part of Wheatley Group.
Homelessness in Scotland recently hit the headlines, after Shelter Scotland called the number of people experiencing homelessness a “national badge of shame”, writes Catherine Wilkie, Wheatley Group’s Housing Advice and Letting leader.
Helping youngsters to achieve their potential despite their disadvantages is so rewarding, writes Sharon McIntyre
Engaging communities in local decisions is central to what housing associations do. Jean Albert Nietcho talks about his personal journey with his landlord, GHA, and how his voice is helping make a difference.
Regeneration means different things to different people. For some, it’s bringing swathes of neglected land back into use; for others, it’s building attractive buildings for people to live and work in.