Highland Housing Alliance welcomes double boost for Drumnadrochit housing plan  

A community-led plan to develop the site of the old Scotmid shop in Drumnadrochit has received a double boost after an agreement was reached with Highland Housing Alliance (HHA) and a successful bid to the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Fund.

Published 19 January 2021

Council tenants in Dundee opt for 1.5% housing rent increase

A report to Dundee City Council's policy and resources committee next week is to recommend a 1.5% rise to housing rents after council tenants who took part in the annual consultation backed the lowest increase of three options.

Published 19 January 2021

Compass Building wins deal to build 140 homes in Evanton

Construction work to deliver 140 new homes in the Highland village of Evanton is to begin shortly following the appointment of a building contractor.

Published 19 January 2021

Highland councillors welcome largest increase in affordable housing in Lochaber since mid-70s

Councillors on the Highland Council’s Lochaber area committee welcomed an update on the council’s housing programme for the area including progress being made on the provision of affordable housing.

Published 19 January 2021

Govan community receives £200,000 energy boost

Families in Govan have been given a winter warmer with news of a £200,000 energy boost for the community.

Published 19 January 2021

Highland Council announces fuel support fund for low income households

Households in the Highlands who are on low income and experiencing fuel insecurities as a result of COVID-19 can apply for a Fuel Support Fund from the Highland Council.

Published 19 January 2021

White Paper identifies career opportunities at housing associations

Opportunities for housing associations to provide routes out of unemployment and under-employment for their residents and local people have been identified in a new White Paper.

Published 19 January 2021

Too many people find social housing provides ‘No Place Like Home’, report finds

Only 2% of social rented properties in the UK are let as furnished or partly furnished in comparison to 29% of private rented properties, according to the latest research published by End Furniture Poverty.

Published 19 January 2021

More homes planned near Hogganfield Loch

Plans have been submitted for 15 new homes on land near Hogganfield Loch in north east Glasgow.

Published 19 January 2021

Funding available for eligible households for Edinburgh’s Low Emission Zone

Funding is being made available to help some households and businesses prepare for the introduction of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Edinburgh.

Published 19 January 2021

Fuel poverty