Communities Housing Trust

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The residents of Edderton in the Scottish Highlands are looking for families, couples and individuals to help reinvigorate their village which has experienced some population decline over the last few decades. Within a short stroll from the renowned Dornoch Firth, good travel links through the nearb

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Planning permission has been granted for an initial phase of nine affordable homes on Colonsay, prioritising the need for long-term residential homes on the island. The Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is working in partnership with the Communities Housing Trust (CHT) to provide a

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The Self-Build Loan Fund provided by the Scottish Government and administered by the Communities Housing Trust has been extended for another year, and will now accept applications until August 2022. As banks became more cautious, it became more challenging for people to find funds to build their own

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Construction work began last week on two new community-led affordable houses to rent in Cannich in a project led by a local community group. The project has been driven by Strathglass & Affric Community Company, which was keen to see an empty building put to better use, for the good of the local

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Dufftown and District Community Association (DDCA) has launched a period of consultation, scoping and design for future expansions to Dufftown’s housing stock. The housing will be affordable in nature with a targeted approach to attract future residents as defined by community consultation.

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Two new members of staff have joined the team at Communities Housing Trust (CHT). Sarah Hobbs joined in December 2020 as marketing and communications assistant, supporting CHT and the communities it works with to share their experiences, and the ongoing need for and impact of its work.

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The Highland Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT), a social enterprise which delivers a range of affordable housing and supporting developments in Scottish communities, has rebranded as the Communities Housing Trust. Communities Housing Trust, which was founded as Highland Small Communities

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People across Scotland who want to build their own homes will now be able to apply to a £4 million self-build loan fund. Self-build is a traditional form of housing supply in many parts of rural Scotland and the islands and at times, the only form of housing supply. However, it has become increasin

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Highland Council has approved plans for six new three-bedroom houses on a common grazing tenanted by the Stenscholl crofting township, the first such development in almost two decades. The new homes will be delivered by Staffin Community Trust (SCT) in partnership with the Highlands Small Communitie

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The Nationwide Foundation is awarding over £1 million to support the growth of community-led housing to enable the sector to deliver more decent, affordable homes for people in need. Six organisations including the Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust and the Highlands Small Commun

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A new £4 million self-build loan fund offering financial backing to people who want to build their own homes will be available from next year, housing minister Kevin Stewart has confirmed. Launched following a successful pilot in the Highlands, the self-build loan fund will be open to applicants na

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The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust is to hold its AGM and Annual Conference on September 8 at the British Legion Club, 17 King Street in Inverness. The events promises to be an opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers about rural housing and related subjects, like community empowerm

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