Communities Housing Trust

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A former schoolhouse in the Highlands that has lain empty for over five years has been transformed into two affordable dwellings thanks to an innovative funding package secured by the Coigach Community Development Company and The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT). Set in the remote c

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Six completed properties at School Road in Strontian A collaboration between Lochaber Housing Association (LHA) and The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) has delivered twenty new affordable homes across four Lochaber communities.

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The empty schoolhouse in Achiltibuie will soon be transformed into two flats Rural communities struggling to meet demand for local housing are being encouraged to follow in the footsteps of the Highland village of Achiltibuie and apply to a Scottish Government fund to help convert empty properties i

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At the turf cutting ceremony on the new Kilbeg housing sites are (from left) Steven Gregg, Highland Small Communities Housing Trust; Cllr Audrey Sinclair, The Highland Council; Prof Boyd Robertson, principal, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig; John Swinney, deputy first minister; Angus MacDonald, James MacQueen Bu

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A Rent to Buy scheme by the Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust is one of four projects who have been nominated for a Rural Innovators Award under the Housing category. The Rural Innovator Awards are run by Scottish Rural Action and seek to recognise and showcase some of the most innovative an

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Loans of up to £175,000 are now available to help people build their own homes in the Highlands. The Scottish Government’s £4 million Highland Self-Build Loan Fund, which launched earlier this year, is extending opportunities for people to self and custom build homes across the region.

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An empty schoolhouse in Wester Ross will be transformed into two affordable dwellings thanks to an innovative funding package secured by The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) and the Coigach Community Development Company. Secured with support from the Scottish Government, the Nationw

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Work has begun on a project to turn a former medical centre in Fort William into accommodation for rent. Highland Council is working with Lochaber Housing Association on the £1.6 million project involving the Belhaven Ward, which closed in 2013.

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The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) has announced it is now accepting applications for the new £4 million Highland Self Build Loan Fund (HSBLF). To be administered by HSCHT, the Scottish Government fund was revealed by Margaret Burgess MSP at last month’s Rural Housing Scotland

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Drew Hendry MP addressed the audience as the Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust held its AGM/Open Day on Friday. The event, at the Townhouse in Inverness, included an interactive session where discussion groups fed back their thoughts on the main issues affecting rural communities.

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Frankie Gunn & Geordie Gunn (J & S Gunn), Tom Mahoney (tenant), Margaret Burgess (housing minister), Yvonne Ross (chair of Dornoch Community Council), Rob Gibson MSP, Alison Macleod (HSCHT) The Scottish Government’s housing minister Margaret Burgess MSP yesterday visited projects that High

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