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Plus ça change…100 years since the Addison Act on housing

 This month marks a centenary of council housing, after the watershed Addison Act came into force across the UK in 1919. The legislation was meant to create Liberal PM Lloyd George’s “homes fit for heroes”, to house the returning soldiers from World War One. His...

Rowan Alba’s website gets an upgrade

Rowan Alba’s website recently got redeveloped, thanks to Edinburgh-based creative agency Whitespace. Whitespace donated 4 days of pro-bono work to help with the user experience and development of rowanalba.org.

Learning through Lived Experience

The minister for Public Health Scotland, Joe Fitzpatrick, paid us a visit at Thorntree Street. Our tenants got to tell him exactly how it is through their tales of life on the street and how we have supported them. Find out about the visit.