Our Tenants

Mental Health and Wellbeing

By Lana MacGregor | 18 September 2023

If you or someone you know is experiencing difficulties with their mental wellbeing there is support out there! Crisis Help and Support If you or someone else is feeling extremely distressed you should call 999 or go straight to A&E. Prevent Suicide Highland App Available on Google Play for Android or Apple App store for […]

Debt Prevention and Recovery Policy

By Lana MacGregor | 26 January 2023

Debt Prevention and Recovery Policy We hope you never experience problems paying your rent but if you do it’s really important that you let us know straight away as we may be able to help. In order to ensure good practise in debt prevention and recovery, we have detailed the procedures in place that allow […]

Our Teams

By Lana MacGregor | 13 January 2023

Leadership Team The Albyn Housing Society Board oversees our strategic priorities and the delivery of great services for our customers. On a day-to-day basis, Albyn’s Leadership Team oversees the service delivery.   Extended Leadership Team Albyn’s Leadership Team are supported by the Operational Management Team and together they form the Extended Leadership Team. Our day to day operations are supported […]

Damp and Mould

By Lana MacGregor | 16 December 2022

Are you dealing with damp and mould? It’s important to let us know if you have damp and mould in your home. Between us we will identify the root cause/s and work together to resolve it. Damp and mould can have a range of causes and might be related to the fabric of the building, […]

Help with Cost of Living

By Lana MacGregor | 8 November 2022

Help with Cost of Living Cost of living increases are affecting everyone. We have listed below the available help, budgeting tips, and ways to manage energy use over the winter. If you are finding it hard to meet your rent or other living costs, please contact your housing officer to discuss any available help. Government […]

Scotch Broth

By Lana MacGregor | 8 November 2022

Scotch Broth – serves 8 (freezeable) Soup is the ultimate budget-friendly supper. To make delicious cheap soup, all you need are some nice vegetables, stock and a few flavourings. Here’s an example recipe but soup is so versatile you can swap out any vegetables for your favourite green and root vegetables and instead of pearl […]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

By Lana MacGregor | 8 November 2022

Sweet and Sour Chicken – serves 4 (freezeable) Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced 1 can pineapple chunks in juice 2 tbsp cornflour ½ tsp dried chilli flakes 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp tomato puree 50g onion 300g peppers 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed Combine the cornflower and pineapple juice to […]

Easy Vegetable Curry

By Lana MacGregor | 8 November 2022

Easy Vegetable Curry – serves 8 (freezeable) Ingredients:1 large potato, diced1 small butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and diced1 aubergine6 tbsp tikka masala paste3 tbsp oil2 onions, sliced600g tomato passata400g coconut milk2 red peppers, sliced2 courgettes, diced Heat air fryer to 160.Toss the potato, squash and aubergine with 2 tbsp curry paste and 2 tbsp oil […]

HHR Rightsizing Scheme

By Lana MacGregor | 12 August 2022

Highland Housing Register (HHR) Rightsizing Scheme The Rightsizing Scheme is an incentive designed to help make best use of social rented stock in Highland by increasing the supply of family sized and accessible homes available for re-let through the Highland Housing Register (HHR). How is a tenant offered a Rightsizing Payment? An eligible HHR tenant […]

COVID-19 Updates

By Albyn Housing | 17 December 2021

17 December 2021 Dear Tenants, We want to reassure you that we aim to deliver the best possible services in the current COVID-19 outbreak. In these highly unusual times, our foremost concerns are the health and safety of our customers, families, staff, and contractors/suppliers. As you will be aware, there is concerns surrounding the surge […]