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£1.4M GLASGOW HOUSING DEVELOPMENT BENEFITS FROM PARTNERSHIP

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The partnership approach adopted by a 21-year-old Glasgow ...
The partnership approach adopted by a 21-year-old Glasgow

housing association has been praised by Scottish housing minister Malcolm Chisholm.

Speaking while opening Springburn and Possilpark Housing

Association's latest development in Ardoch Street, Mr Chisholm said:

'The key to the successful regeneration of Possilpark and other

areas in Scotland lies in the development of genuine partnerships. The

25 homes that have been built here at a cost of£1.4m are the

result of a such partnership, involving the Housing Association, a

private developer - Wimpey Homes, Scottish Homes and the city

council.

'Partnerships must involve not only all the appropriate

agencies, but importantly the local community. This way everyone is

able to participate and have a stake in the regeneration of their area.

'The housing association has done much over the last 21 years

to improve housing in Springburn, Huntershill and now Possilpark. Its

achievements are a tribute to the dedication and commitment of its staff and its voluntary committee members.'

-- The Springburn and Possilpark Housing Association is a community

based association and currently owns over 1000 homes. The

association has been keen to promote owner occupation in the area.

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