Energy supplier E.ON launched an innovative pilot project to help tackle the blight of long-term empty homes and the current housing shortage that persists across the UK.
Published 8 January 2019
A Conservative MSP has condemned the rise of empty properties within South Lanarkshire, and across Scotland, since 2007.
Published 14 December 2018
A Stirling Council worker has received national recognition for her efforts in bringing empty homes back into use after scooping a prestigious award.
Published 13 December 2018
The Empty Homes Service shared by Angus and Dundee councils has won a prestigious national award in recognition of its success at bringing vacant property back into use.
Published 30 November 2018
Argyll and Bute Council's empty homes officer, Kelly Ferns, has been named Outstanding Individual at the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards for her commitment and dedication to empty homes work.
Published 29 November 2018
Delegates from across Scotland will hear about the range of successful initiatives and projects bringing new momentum to the challenge of turning long-term private empty properties in to homes again.
Published 26 November 2018
A Stirling Council worker is in the running for two prestigious accolades for her efforts in bringing empty homes back into use.
Published 25 October 2018
Orkney Islands Council is seeking views for its draft 'Empty Homes Strategy 2018-2023', which aims to sets out the ways in which the council can help Orkney's empty home owners to bring their properties back into use.
Published 4 October 2018
As organisations across the country mark Scottish Housing Day today, Aberdeenshire Council is highlighting its Empty Homes Advice and Information Service that aims to bring more properties back into use.
Published 19 September 2018
By Gavin Leask from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
Published 13 September 2018
Work being undertaken to bring Aberdeenshire Council properties back into use was discussed at the latest meeting of the local authority’s communities committee.
Published 11 September 2018
An awards ceremony which recognises the work being done in the battle to bring Scotland’s 37,000 privately-owned long-term empty homes back into use is calling for nominations from across the country.
Published 29 August 2018
The Scottish Land Commission has called for a new Compulsory Sales Order (CSO) power to be introduced to tackle the blight of abandoned buildings and parcels of vacant and derelict land in town centres and communities across Scotland.
Published 16 August 2018
New rules are to be introduced by East Ayrshire Council which will make it more expensive for owners to leave their properties unoccupied.
Published 25 July 2018
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) is celebrating strong progress over the last 12 months as it helped bring more than 700 homes lying empty for more than six months back into use.
Published 13 July 2018