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Housing budgets slashed

The Scottish Government is proposing to cut the Affordable Housing Investment Programme by over £140 million.
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Needed: Urgent Housing Action

Cathy joins the housing lobby at Holyrood

Cathy joins the housing lobby at Holyrood

Falkirk East MSP Cathy Peattie joined Housing workers and tenants groups to launch a campaign for a massive house building programme in the council and housing authority sector.

“The campaign is seeking a significant increase in house building in Scotland, and there are two very good reasons why there has never been a better time to do so,” Cathy said.

“First, we need at least 10,000 extra affordable homes in Scotland.

“Second, with thousands of construction workers idle, this would be a very efficient way in which to re-inflate the economy, through a public sector housing investment programme.

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