Shelter Scotland, leading housing and homelessness charity, said they were delighted new Communities and Housing Minister Alex Neil has made increasing the numbers of new homes, including affordable rented homes, his “number one priority”.
The charity spoke out after the new Minister made the commitment during his first appearance at the Local Government and Communities Committee.
Graeme Brown, Director of Shelter Scotland, housing and homelessness charity, said:
“Alex Neil’s commitment to increasing the number of homes is a welcome boost to the thousands of people on waiting lists, in B&Bs, and in temporary accommodation across Scotland.
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