Communities Housing Trust

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Construction work has begun on a community-led development of five homes and five self-build plots in the main village of Inverarish. Raasay Development Trust is leading the project with support from the Communities Housing Trust.

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Work on the first new village in Skye in over 100 years begins this week with project partners Sabhal Mòr Ostaig - The National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, the Highland Council and the Communities Housing Trust.  The community-led project will see 17 new afford

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Construction work has begun this week on a community-led development of ten affordable homes in Arisaig.  Arisaig Community Trust is leading the project with support from the Communities Housing Trust.  

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Self-builders who are unable to access standard bank lending can now apply for a loan of up to £175,000 to help with the development costs of their home. The Self-Build Loan Fund reopens for applications on Monday 21 November and aims to support the delivery of good quality and energy efficien

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The first guide in Scotland to support community organisations undertake their own housing or development projects is now freely available online. The ‘Routemap’ resource was launched by the cabinet secretary for housing Shona Robison MSP at the Communities Housing Trust’s AGM in I

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The community-led development of 15 affordable homes, flats and self-build plots was granted full planning permission at the end of September. The project above Kirkton Gardens was initiated by Lochcarron Community Development Company (LCDC) based on strong local need, and is being taken forward by

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Two areas of land at Ardochy have been purchased by Glengarry Community Woodlands and the Communities Housing Trust for six new woodland crofts, and four to six new affordable homes, to help repopulate the glen. Both land purchases totalling 66 hectares (163 acres) of Ardochy Forest were funded in p

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The new community-owned housing, health and business development in Staffin, Skye, has won a national award. The Scottish Homes Awards 2022 were held in Glasgow's Hilton Hotel on 23 June and recognise excellence in the new build housing industry.

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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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