Blogs

Martin Armstrong

Scotland recently commemorated National Housing Day. Wheatley Group Chief Executive, Martin Armstrong, reflects on this year’s theme, “The value of social housing”.

Jehan Weerasinghe headshot

The pandemic has challenged us all to adapt, but at Wheatley Group it is our adaptability that will see us through, writes GHA Managing Director Jehan Weerasinghe

New GHA managing director, Jehan Weerasinghe

Digital channel shift in the housing sector gives us a huge opportunity to offer our customers a far more personalised approach to services, writes GHA’s new managing director Jehan Weerasinghe.

Kingsway Court

GHA Chair Bernadette Hewitt hails new report showing GHA's impact on the Scottish economy.

GHA EFQM

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

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.

First Minister meets Wheatley Group apprentices

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.

Bogus callers

Alex Adrain, of our Community Improvement Partnership (CIP), explains how to tackle doorstep crime.

National Hoarding Awareness Week black graphic

Bruce McDermott, of the Tenancy Support Service, explains what hoarding is, how it affects tenants – and how Wheatley can help.

National Hoarding Awareness Week black graphic

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.

Martin Armstrong

The sector must renew its commitment to supporting people in hardship, says Wheatley Group Chief Executive Martin Armstrong.

Matt Kerr

Councillor Matt Kerr believes that by working together we can challenge the stigma of poverty.

Environmental Modern Apprentices recruitment

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.

Tenant gets advice from Housing Officer

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.

Wheatley Foundation

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.

Sighthill new-build homes

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.

MCR Pathways

Helping youngsters to achieve their potential despite their disadvantages is so rewarding, writes Sharon McIntyre

Jean Albert Nietcho

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.

Gallowgate set for transformation

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.

Solar panels

We all worry about keeping our home warm as the mercury falls and temperatures plummet during the winter months.