Communities Housing Trust

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The regeneration of the Achtercairn site in Gairloch, north west Highland, won international recognition today at the European Responsible Housing Awards, part of the International Social Housing Festival in Helsinki, Finland.

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Mike Staples, chief executive at South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH), and Ronnie MacRae, chief executive at Communities Housing Trust (CHT), who have worked with hundreds of communities across Scotland, facilitating well over 1,000 affordable homes between them, continue their monthly series

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A Highland Perthshire community group has launched a housing survey asking local residents their current and future housing needs. The PH8 Community Group launched the Community Action Plan in partnership with the Communities Housing Trust (CHT) for Dunkeld and Birnam and the surrounding areas.

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The Applecross Community Company (ACC) has welcome local households into the first community-owned accommodation on the peninsula and the first affordable houses built in Applecross for 18 years. The community-led development of three accessible homes is a milestone for the area, built in response t

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Ullapool Community Trust (UCT) is launching a survey to inform what housing is needed now and into the future. In partnership with the Communities Housing Trust, UCT is currently seeking to identify possible sites for housing in the Ullapool, Lochbroom and Dundonnell areas. The survey results will h

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Six families have moved into their new homes in the Taighean a’ Chaiseil development in Stenscholl, Staffin. The three-bedroom houses are now fully occupied by the residents. It is the first affordable housing development in Staffin since 1999 and was led by the Staffin Community Tru

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The community-led development of five homes and five self-build plots on Raasay has been granted full planning permission. Raasay Development Trust (RDT) is leading the project in the main village of Inverarish with support from the Communities Housing Trust (CHT).

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The regeneration of the Achtercairn site in Gairloch, north west Highlands, has won ‘Best Regeneration Project – Rural & Suburban’ at the Inside Housing Development Awards in London. The awards celebrate the very best residential developments across the UK, and recognise innova

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A housebuilder based in Coldstream in the Scottish Borders and a Housing Trust based near Aviemore have been named winners in the national Helping it Happen Awards 2021. Now in its fifth year, the Helping It Happen Awards have become firmly established in recognising the role of estates, farms, and

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Edinbane Community Company (ECC) is to help provide six much-needed affordable homes in the centre of Edinbane village with the purchase of three serviced sites at Coishletter with support from the Scottish Land Fund. The sites are to be purchased from Skye Luxury Lodges, whose adjoining privat

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