Kingdom Housing Association

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Kingdom Housing Association is a not-for-profit organisation[1] which works throughout east central Scotland to provide housing[2] for single people, families, older people and people who have special needs.[3]

Overview

Kingdom Housing Association and its wholly owned subsidiary, Kingdom Initiatives Limited, is owned by The Kingdom Group.[citation needed]

Kingdom is the largest housing association in Fife with 3,500 houses and a staff of 300. It acts as a developer for smaller housing associations.[citation needed] It is an active member of the Fife Alliance of Housing Associations, which serves Fife, Glen and Ore Valley housing associations.[citation needed]

It works with Fife Works to provide training and employment opportunities for residents and provides a care and support service to assist vulnerable people to live independently in the community.[4]

Environmentally-friendly housing

In 2012 the Glenrothes-based association partnered with Fife Council to develop a Housing Innovation Showcase in Dunfermline which trialled modern, environmentally friendly buildings that were easy to heat.[5][6] The project was awarded with an award from the Vision in Business for the Environment in Scotland and a Green Apple award.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "Kingdom Annual Report 2013" (PDF). Kingdom Housing. 
  2. ^ Tom Woolley (22 January 2013). Low Impact Building: Housing using Renewable Materials. John Wiley & Sons. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-118-52419-0. 
  3. ^ Ruth Bull (1998). Housing Options for Disabled People. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-85302-454-2. 
  4. ^ "Kingdom Housing Association". Falkirk Council. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Pittenweem a Passivhaus in Fife for Kingdom Housing Association". Slide Serve. 
  6. ^ "Kingdom Housing Association". YouTube.com. 

External links

  • Kingdom Housing Association, official site
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