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

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Please remember we are here to support you and your family during these extraordinary times.

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Over 50 vulnerable men are to be offered new homes after a partnership enabled Lowther Homes, a subsidiary of Wheatley Group, to buy the Bellgrove Hotel, a private hostel in Glasgow’s East End.

Jordan Penny and Cameron Docherty

GHA tenant Cameron Docherty didn’t know where to turn after he lost his job as a delivery driver and got into financial difficulties.

Carnwadric Artist Impression

GHA, part of Wheatley Group, is transforming two derelict sites in the south side of Glasgow - bringing 48 new affordable homes to the city.

Modern apprentices

Wheatley Group is helping young people kick start their career by recruiting more apprentices in May.

Graduates on Wheatley's Ignite programme

Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group is searching for up to 10 of Scotland’s brightest university leavers to join its graduate training programme.

GHA tenant Amanda Hay got help from the welfare benefit service

Wheatley Group helped tenants access an extra £9.4million of unclaimed welfare benefits they were due.

The National Theatre of Scotland worked with the Wheatley Foundation in 2017

A MAJOR drive is underway to involve young people in Wheatley communities in the arts.

Fuel Advisors

Wheatley Group’s fuel advice service helped tenants save over £1million on their energy bills over the past year.

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Cube tenants have voted overwhelmingly to join up with Wheatley sister organisations GHA and Loretto.

Wheatley gives 200th home to Housing First

Hugh Andrews is living testimony to Wheatley Group’s commitment to tackle homelessness in Scotland.

Fire officer in kitchen

Make sure you and your family keep safe at home this Christmas.

final 2020 ignite graduate programme

Sixteen of Scotland's brightest and best university leavers have joined Wheatley Group's Ignite graduate training programme.

Woman sits on couch using her phone to pay rent

A new safe and secure way of paying is helping tenants keep on top of their rent.

Cube homes

Three of Scotland’s leading social landlords unveiled plans today that would pave the way for over £600 million to be invested in new and existing homes and the creation of hundreds of new jobs.

Hurlford Avenue artist impressions

Work has started on 70 new affordable homes on the site of a former primary school in Glasgow.

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart met Wheatley staff online

Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP held a virtual meeting with Wheatley Group staff to hear how they have supported vulnerable customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sighthill school building

Glasgow City Council was today given an update on the progress of the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA), the biggest project of its kind in the UK outside of London.

Housing officers have been keeping in touch with tenants by phone, while frontline staff are out in communities

Tenants have praised the ‘brilliant’ support they have received from Wheatley’s housing officers in Glasgow during the pandemic.

Stay Safe news story

We are doing everything we can to help you and your family stay safe at home during these difficult times.

Staff at Wheatley’s EatWell emergency food delivery service

Wheatley Group has helped hundreds of homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Close cleaning service update

Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate a restricted range of services, in line with government guidance.

New Lowther homes being built at Little Dovehill

Work has started on a new affordable housing development in Glasgow.

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Are you worried or have questions about Coronavirus? Expert help and advice from health care professionals and the Government is available.

GHA has donated tablets to help kids at school

GHA is helping children do better at school by giving them free tablet computers.

Everest charity walk

GHA staff raised a mountain of cash for charity by climbing the height of Mount Everest TWICE.

GHA Housing Officer Ryan Docherty

Almost 100,000 welfare calls have been made to tenants by GHA staff during the coronavirus crisis – leading to vital help for some of our most vulnerable customers.

NETs staff working in community

Thanks for your patience as we continue to operate a restricted range of services, in line with government guidance.

Alertacall service helps older tenants

Older tenants are getting extra security and peace of mind in their homes during the coronavirus crisis.

Arron

A concierge at a multi-storey block in Glasgow has been hailed a hero for helping save a toddler’s life.

Universal Credit - with you all the way

If you’re on Universal Credit, and claiming housing costs to pay your rent, make sure you let the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) know of changes to your rent.

Eat Well distribution hub in Wyndford

Wheatley Group’s emergency food service EatWell is expanding further with three new distribution hubs being created across Glasgow.

Cube tenant and family receive Easter Eggs

Wheatley, Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management group, helped hundreds of families in Glasgow enjoy a happier Easter.

Eat Well service drivers helping deliver food

Wheatley Group is appealing for businesses to donate food to help people struggling with the impact of Coronavirus.

Music is breaking down the generation gap in north west Glasgow

A musical project is breaking down the generation gap in north west Glasgow.

River City star backs Stay Safe campaign

A star of Scotland’s favourite soap is helping launch a new campaign to encourage tenants to stay safe at home.

Modern Apprentices at Wheatley Group

School leavers have the chance to become Modern Apprentices with Scotland’s largest housing, property and care organisation.

Home fire safety visit the Key March 2020

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

Home Comforts service

Our Home Comforts service helps tenants who need furniture but can’t afford it.

GHA's environmental teams at Lyoncross in Pollok, recycle scrap metal to raise money for charity

GHA environmental staff have recycled dumped household items like washing machines and cookers and raised more than £13,000 for charity.

tenants and staff set up a foodbank in GHA Barmulloch office

GHA tenants helped set up a food bank to provide emergency support to people in crisis.

Sighthill regeneration project launch

Almost 200 new homes to rent are being brought forward by GHA as part of the regeneration of Sighthill.

SmartSpending app

Saving money using MySavings is now even easier – thanks to a new smartphone app.

GHA celebrates 3000th home

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

Community Safety Minister Ash Denham launches fire safety leaflet for high-rise residents.

Residents in high-rise properties are being given leaflets outlining how to prevent fires in the home and what to do if one starts in their building.

Paddy Gray

One of the UK housing sector’s most eminent figures has been appointed vice chair of Scotland’s largest housing association.

14 yerar old Luke Tocher is a keen photogrpaher

A gifted youngster from Milton hopes to make a career as a photographer when he’s older.

New GHA managing director, Jehan Weerasinghe

GHA has appointed Jehan Weerasinghe as its new Managing Director.

GHA celebrates 3000th home

GHA pledges hundreds more houses as Council Leader marks new-build milestone.

Tenants have their say at engagement event

November is our Month of Engagement – and we want tenants to get involved.

Livingwell helps people get creative with street art

Older people in Glasgow have discovered their inner Banksy - with a little help from Wheatley Group’s Livingwell Service.

tenants can get accredited KSB training

We want you – yes YOU – to help improve your neighbourhood.

GHA has more help for people on UC

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

Scottish Water

A burst water main is affecting normal water supplies in parts of Coatbridge and the Baillieston area of north east Glasgow.

GHA is encouraging tenants to recycle

GHA is encouraging tenants to recycle.

South West Community Transport look for volunteer drivers

A free scheme which helps people get to and from doctor’s appointments in Glasgow is looking for volunteer drivers.

GHA App smartphone to close on 30 September

GHA’s App for smartphone users will no longer be available after 30 September.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at  GHA Ibrox new-builds

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited GHA’s latest development of 152 affordable flats – and heard how the homes were giving tenants a bright new future.

Photo of riverside museum, Glasgow

Talented tenant Jean Nish has some good advice for keen amateur photographers – look for the unexpected, look up and above all, enjoy!

tenants and their families enjoyed GHA fun day at Nethercraigs

Tenants and their families were in the driving seat at a fun day in the south of Glasgow.

Derek Mackay MSP at the opening of the former stables at Bell Street in Glasgow

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow has been transformed into 52 new flats for mid-market rent.

Tenants can get free computer classes every week at GHA's Mosspark office

Need to get online to apply for benefits or find a job? We can help.

Pollokshaws carnival

A community in the south of the city celebrated an important historical event last week – and had a party at the same time.

Read the latest issue of Livingwell News

Your Livingwell News magazine is out now.

Tenants back MySavings scheme

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

bishop loch, Easterhouse

These stunning images may look like they are from a remote Highland glen – but they were taken in the heart of Glasgow’s east end.

GHA's Neighbourhood Environmental Team

A tenant has praised GHA’s Environmental Wardens after they stopped a fire breaking out in her home.

MySavings letterbox

MySavings will cost you less, every day.

IT classes at Castlebay Tenants' Hall

A new-look community hall in a GHA block in Milton is bringing people together and helping them improve their skills.

tenants join Balornock butcher Donnie Shaw in calling for more defibrillators

Tenants in a community in the north east of Glasgow have called for more people to learn how to save a life.

Pension Credit is changing

Think you might be entitled to pension credit – the benefit that tops up your pension?

Auchinlea Road new-build large group

Two housing associations are joining forces to build 106 new affordable homes in Easterhouse.

Tenants Sydney and Mary Lomas celebrate 70 years' of marriage

A GHA couple marked a major milestone recently by celebrating 70 years of marriage.

Livingwell tenants at Marfield

The Spring issue of Livingwell News - our newsletter for tenants 55 and over in our communities - is out now.

The Key March 2019 is out soon

The March 2019 issue of the Key – the magazine for GHA tenants – is out shortly.

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New GHA homes are changing tenants’ lives – and transforming communities at the same time.

Ann Lyons loves life in the multis

With more than £170m spent on improving GHA tower blocks since 2003, tenants love the smart new look inside and out.

Tenants love living in the multis

Doreen McGrindle, like thousands of tenants across Glasgow, loves living in our multi-storey blocks.

Natalie Monroe with copncierges from Cathkinview Place

GHA tenant Natalie Monroe, 27, from Cathkinview Place, Mount Florida, on why the concierges in her block make all the difference.

Fraser of Allander report launch with Bernadette Hewitt and Councillor Susan Aitken

The complete transformation of social housing in Scotland’s largest city under Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has boosted the Scottish economy by £2 billion and supported thousands of jobs, a new report has revealed.

ENGIE gifts hampers in Milton

Regeneration giant ENGIE has handed over new homes and festive hampers for GHA's newest customers in Cathay Street, Milton.

Wheatley Foundation

A pioneering project helping long-term unemployed into work has delivered more than £8 million of social value to Scotland’s largest city.

Neighbourhood Environmental Team

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

modern apprentices

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

winter ready plumber with tenants

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

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.

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.

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.

Get a home fire safety visit

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

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.

Volunteering

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

East end school kids go for gold

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

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.

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.

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.