News

Keep up to date with all of the latest news from GHA and in your community.

Neighbourhood Environmental Team

The search is on for modern apprentices to join Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management organisation.

Wheatley engagement event

Lots of tenants got involved – and had fun in the process – during our month of engagement.

Tenants love living in the multis

The December issue of the Key is out now - have you checked it out?

GHA tenants, including Doreen McCrindle, love living in high rise blocks

GHA tenants have spoken about how much they love life in a high-rise block.

Knightswood

Glasgow really is the dear green place – and few places show it better than Knightswood.

Easterhouse Citizens' Advice Bureau

IF you want to improve your skills and help other people, volunteering with the Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB) could be for you.

GHA tenant Blandine Damtse

A GHA tenant has created the first news website aimed at the African-Caribbean community in Scotland.

Anne Thomson meets her neighbours Margaret Hanratty ,James Constant

A “Meet the Neighbours” event has given older tenants who have moved into new-build homes the chance to get together, make new friends and lay the foundations of a flourishing community.

Nicole Cleugh and Megan Linton at their new home

Homes for mid-market rent in a new development in the East End of Glasgow were all snapped up in record time.

Wheatley's Modern Apprentices are getting to work

Young people with disabilities are taking their first step on the career ladder, thanks to a commitment by Wheatley Group to tackle exclusion in its communities.

African Forum

Our latest meeting of the African Housing Forum takes place on Wednesday, 12 September in Wheatley Academy in Glasgow city centre from 5-7pm.

Handyperson service

Tenants know just who to call if they need a helping hand with odd jobs around the home – Wheatley Group’s Handyperson.

Housing Minister backs new employment programme

Scotland’s Housing and Communities Minister Kevin Stewart came face to face in Glasgow with unemployed people being supported to get 'work ready'.

Tenants dig for victory in Flower Festival competition

Older tenants are showing why Glasgow really is the 'Dear Green Place' to mark the 30th anniversary of the Glasgow Garden Festival.

tenants visit new-look 415 Nitshill Road

GHA tenants in the south got a preview of new facilities to help older people live more independently.

GHA Chair Bernadette Hewitt

Scotland’s largest social landlord is looking for a tenant to play a key role in shaping the future of homes and services in Glasgow’s communities.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon backs Wheatley's £185m funding deal

Wheatley Group has unveiled £185 million of new funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help build and improve thousands of affordable homes across Scotland.

Residents get together in Sighthill

TENANTS in Sighthill got together for a barbeque to celebrate the opening of a new play park – and give their views on future plans for the area.

Tenant Edward Kirwood from Pollok

A TENANT in the south is helping make his community cleaner and greener.

Children celebrate Eid at Kingsway

Families from GHA’s Kingsway flats organised a picnic celebration for the community to celebrate Eid.

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GHA’s housing office at Munro Place in Anniesland is moving to 20 Dykebar Avenue, Knightswood, G13 3HF.

We can help with welfare benefits

The UK Government is making important changes to the benefits system – and we can help you work your way through them.

Leigh-Anne Finnigan

Young people from some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities are being offered life-changing support to help them go to university or college.

The Key June 2018 front cover

The June 2018 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

Residents from Larchgrove celebrate five-star rating

A community in the north east of Glasgow has been rated the first five-star GHA neighbourhood in the city.

Linkwood Drive

Work has started on 134 new homes which will transform the heart of a Glasgow community.

Doorstep crime

What does ‘doorstep crime’ mean to you?

Older tenants celebrate Royal Wedding

Our older tenants are going wild for Harry and Meghan as their wedding day gets closer.

Therapy ponies bring cheer to older customers

A customer has told how meeting therapy ponies was a dream come true.

Work begins at Tarfside Oval

The first of 51 new social houses have arrived on site in Glasgow’s south side as a new development being delivered by CCG (Scotland) Ltd on behalf of Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) progresses.

Scottish Employability and Training Minister Jamie Hepburn launches Wheatley Works

Wheatley Group is on target to create 2500 new jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities by 2020 for people in some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities.

Jeane Freeman My Great Start group

A pioneering service run by Wheatley Group to support new tenants make the most of their new home has helped more than 1500 people in the past year.

Our older customers are living life to the full

Our new magazine for older customers is out now.

Volunteer Glasgow are looking for help to mentor young people in the city

If you're looking to offer support to a young person in Glasgow, then here’s your chance.

Michael and Kathleen Meehan, from Drumchapel

A Drumchapel couple received a touching letter from a previous tenant describing how much he enjoyed growing up there.

GHA staff football team

A TEAM of GHA footballers has been winning friends and building bridges on and off the park.

Modern Apprentices

Time is running out to apply for an apprenticeship with Wheatley Group.

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart launches new homes in Castlemilk

Residents in a development of 130 new affordable homes in Castlemilk told Scotland’s Housing Minister today how their new houses had changed their lives.

Wheatley Group's Eat Well scheme helps people in food poverty

A tenant, 56, from the south side of Glasgow, talks about the support he got from Eat Well, a Wheatley Group service which helps people in food poverty.

GHA tenant Alan Digney praises Home Comforts

The March 2018 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

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Due to the major disruption caused by the bad weather our offices will be closed today (Friday). We’re very sorry for any inconvenience.

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Due to the bad weather our offices will not be open today.

Work starts on new GHA homes in the Gallowgate

The regeneration of the Gallowgate has taken a huge step forward as work has started on 143 new GHA homes in the area.

Ashleigh and Christopher are celebrating their first Valentine's Day as a married couple

A young couple gained more than a job when they fell in love and got married after meeting on a Modern Apprenticeship programme.

Civic reception group

Glasgow's Lord Provost helped celebrate GHA’s business excellence this week.

tenants celebrate opening of new community room at Jura Court, cardonald

GHA tenants in the south side of Glasgow are enjoying a brand new community room right on their doorstep.

Modern Apprentices

The search is on for bright young talent to join Scotland’s largest housing, property and care organisation.

volunteering

OUR Volunteer Plus partnership helped young people change their lives – and help others too.

Sandwich

Are you struggling to afford a hot drink or a bite to eat? A café in Glasgow is offering a free cuppa and a sandwich.

Young people take part in theatre workshop thanks to Wheatley Foundation

Budding theatre stars took centre stage as they got an exclusive behind the scenes peek at the inner workings of the National Theatre of Scotland.

engagement van in glasgow

Tenants in the North East of Glasgow got closer to GHA staff over the summer.

winter ready plumber with tenants

GHA is helping older tenants make sure their homes are ready for the winter weather.

modern apprentices

Glasgow Housing Association is celebrating a double win at a prestigious business awards.

Dora MacDonald amateur artist

Virtuoso Dora MacDonald is a dab hand at painting, as these stunning pictures show.

We're helping tenants stay warm and safe over the winter

The December 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

Fraser Moore volunteers at Starter Packs

GHA tenant Fraser Moore, 23, from Balornock, on how volunteering helped him realise what he is capable of doing.

Pony

Two therapeutic Shetland ponies were a hit with tenants when they trotted in at GHA's sheltered service in Marfield Street.

Therapeutic Shetland ponies visit GHA's Sheltered service in Glasgow

A pair of small ponies made a big difference to older tenants in Glasgow when they dropped in for a visit.

GHA new-build homes at Kingsway Court in Scotstoun

We would like to thank everyone who responded to our consultation on how we let our homes.

Snow falls in Mosspark, Glasgow

More than 15,000 older Glaswegians are set to benefit from a £100 winter warmer.

The Lord Provost opened a new community hall

A new community hall in Castlemilk is bringing older GHA tenants together and helping them socialise.

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Scotland's largest social landlord has been awarded one of Europe’s most prestigious prizes for business excellence.

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The latest issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out now.

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Scotland's largest social landlord has been shortlisted for one of Europe’s most prestigious prizes for business excellence.

Our Power fair and simple

Tenants can access cheaper energy thanks to Our Power - a ‘not for profit’ energy supply company.

Officials welcome the new GHA homes in Pollokshaws

New GHA homes in the south of Glasgow are providing modern spacious places to live – and bringing families closer together at the same time.

Tenants and homeowners shape service

A new improved £33 million repairs service is being rolled out to thousands of tenants and factored homeowners across Wheatley Group communities in the west of Scotland.

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Earlier today (Friday, September 8) the Direct Debit service provider Allpay accidentally took two rental payments from a number of GHA tenants.

Youngsters enjoy the Legacy Games at the Emirates.

GHA is helping people grow in confidence and improve their skills.

Get a home fire safety visit

Stay safe at home – especially when it comes to fire.

First Minister visits tenants at new GHA homes

GHA unveils 105 affordable homes at Govan tram depot site as Wheatley announces further £65 million of private investment.

community benefit scheme helps people into work

GHA’s new homes not only provide modern, spacious places for tenants to live – they’re helping people into work at the same time.

Get a home fire safety visit

The August 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out this week.

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A tenant has landed a full-time job with the BBC after doing a course GHA helped set up – and you could join him.

Volunteering

OUR Volunteer Plus partnership helped young people change their lives – and help others too.

GHA tenant Funmi Komolafe found work after signing up for Routes into Care.

The Routes into Care training course helped tenants increase their skills, land a job – and make a difference to other people’s lives.

GHA engagement van July 2017

Our GHA van is out and about in the North East, helping us get closer to our customers.

Launch of My Money service in Cranhill

Thousands of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Scotland’s biggest city will be given a personal money mentor as part of a pioneering new scheme to tackle poverty and inequality.

Community Plan

Views are being sought on Glasgow's Draft Community Plan – covering everything from health and wealth to jobs and childcare.

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We have today set up a helpline for any residents with concerns after the tragic fire in a London tower block.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

The June 2017 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out this week.

Legacy Games

Almost 1000 East End schoolkids were going for gold at this year’s FARE Legacy Games.

Better homes, better lives video

GHA is all about creating ‘Better homes, better lives, a better Glasgow’.

Hoarding

Wheatley Group is highlighting an issue that is more widespread than many people think – hoarding.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Housing estates across central Scotland are being put under the microscope by Keep Scotland Beautiful in a new scheme to make communities great.

Modern apprentices

We’ve launched a last call for applications for this year’s Modern Apprenticeships.

New bursary scheme launched for tenants

We're offering lifeline support to tenants and their families to pursue their dreams of going to university.

Teddy picnic

Join Ted and see how a My GHA online services account makes it simple to pay rent and report repairs.

wheatley foundation theatre

Children from some of Scotland’s most disadvantaged communities are to get their first experience of the theatre, thanks to a new partnership.

African Forum

Our African Housing Forum helps tenants make their voices heard – and spreads the word about job opportunities at the same time.

Fuel advisor helps tenants save money

Tenants across the city are saving thousands of pounds thanks to GHA’s fuel advisors.

Bell Street will be transformed into new flats

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow is to be turned into flats for mid-market rent.

90 modern apprenticeships are available for young people

Ninety young people from some of Scotland’s most deprived communities are being given the chance to kickstart their career through new apprenticeships.

Youngsters from PEEK got support from the Chair's Fund.

10 reasons to read the Key

Nicola Sturgeon and Frank McAveety at new-build

Work has started on 150 new homes as part of plans to transform a community in the south of Glasgow.

Recycled white goods helped fund local projects

Environmental staff in the south of Glasgow raised money for good causes by recycling scrap metal.

Launch of the Wheatley Foundation

A new charitable trust targeting poverty and social exclusion in the most deprived communities in Scotland is set to reach up to 7000 people in its first year.

Artist impression of new homes in Dougrie Drive

One of GHA’s largest developments of new social housing is on track for completion next year.

Minister backs environmental campaign

Ninety apprentices and trainees, including people from disadvantaged communities, are learning how to make Scotland’s neighbourhoods cleaner and greener.

Work to transform Knightswood speeds ahead

More than 50 new affordable homes are taking shape as part of a £20million regeneration project in Glasgow’s north-west.

TV weather predicts warm winter for tenants

Scotland’s largest social landlord launches its latest WinterReady initiative.

GHA Chair Bernadette Hewitt

The new Chair of Scotland’s largest social landlord, Glasgow Housing Association (GHA), is Barmulloch tenant Bernadette Hewitt.

100 new homes open in North Toryglen

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart saw for himself how a Glasgow community has been transformed.

41 young people sign up for apprentice programme

Scotland’s largest housing, care and property management group has doubled this year its number of Modern Apprentices.

Budget calculator will you manage your money

A new budget calculator is helping GHA tenants manage their money.

47 new homes are to be built in Pollokshaws.

Almost 50 new affordable homes are taking shape in the latest phase of a major regeneration project in the south side of Glasgow.

New district heating system will cut fuel bills

An innovative £4.3million district heating scheme in the south side of Glasgow will save hundreds of GHA tenants money on their fuel bills.

Environmental Modern Apprentices recruitment

Wheatley Group is looking for 45 young people who like working outdoors to become its latest apprentices.

New home changes life for tenant John

A GHA tenant who moved into a new community in the west of Glasgow says his new home has changed his life.

Repairs team fitting new switches

GHA tenants have the chance to hear more about plans for a new and improved repairs service.

35th Click and Connect opening in Toryglen

GHA has opened a new digital learning centre in Toryglen to give social housing tenants access to free online access and support.

Environmental scheme will create nearly 200 jobs

Wheatley Group, Cube's parent company, has announced it will invest more than £100 million over the next five years in maintaining and improving communities across Central Scotland.

Repairs team fitting new switches

We would like your views on our proposals for improving our repairs service.

Crosshill tenants welcome new bee

Tenants at a Queen’s Park sheltered housing complex are enjoying the buzz created by a brand new wildlife project.

East end school kids go for gold

Almost 1000 East End schoolkids were going for gold at this year’s FARE Legacy Games.

Apprenticeship scheme gives teenager hope

A Glasgow teenager has told how knowing she had a place on an apprenticeship scheme gave her hope after being diagnosed with cancer.

Multi-storey block at Roystonhill is demolished

The latest step in the regeneration of a Glasgow community took place today when a block of flats was demolished to make way for new homes.

Wheatley Group is looking for 37 new Modern Apprentices

GHA's parent organisaton, Wheatley Group, is making a last call to recruit 37 new Modern Apprentices.

Older tenants put their best feet forward at a tea dance

Older GHA tenants got the cha-cha-chance to put their best foot forward at a series of tea dances.

Smartphone app for GHA tenants

Keep in touch with GHA on the go thanks to our new smartphone App.

GHA praised by Care Inspectorate

Care inspectors have given Scotland’s biggest social landlord a glowing report for its sheltered housing service.

Gallowgate set for transformation

Tenants are helping to shape the next stage of the regeneration of the Gallowgate.

Housing Minister Margaret Burgess opens new Barmulloch homes

New homes in Barmulloch are bringing people together and helping create a real sense of community.