Empty Homes

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South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH) and the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) have launched a joint project to increase community housing in the south of Scotland through the conversion of empty residential, retail and industrial buildings. With a focus on the Scottish Borders, the pro

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Empty homes officers throughout Scotland helped to bring more than 1,150 empty properties back into use last year, almost 70% of which had been empty for two years or longer. A new report published by the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership shows how the number of properties brought back into

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Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national project manager Shaheena Din appeared on the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast to outline the importance of having an Empty Homes Officer and empty homes strategy, podcast co-host Jimmy Black explains more.

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The community-led restoration of the former Police Station in Langholm as affordable homes has won the 'Best Old Wreck' category at the Scottish Empty Homes Awards. The project is a partnership between community organisation The Eskdale Foundation and South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH).

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Argyll & Bute Council, South of Scotland Community Housing, and a Falkirk Council officer were the winners at the 11th Scottish Empty Homes Awards, sponsored by Auction House Scotland. The awards, announced at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership’s annual confere

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Bringing some of Scotland’s 43,000+ long term empty homes back to use can help local authorities to address housing shortages across the country, a new guide published today by the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has shown. 'Why Empty Homes Matter' will be launched at the 11th Ann

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Argyll and Bute Council’s Housing Services team has had five nominations shortlisted in Shelter’s 2022 Empty Homes Awards. The annual awards celebrate the impactful and transformative work undertaken across Scotland to bring back many of the country’s 43,000 long-term empty homes.

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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) wants private developers to include plans to bring empty homes back to use in their responses to the Prior Information Notice (PIN) issued by City of Edinburgh Council calling for investors, landowners and developers to consider ways to accelerate the coun

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The 11th Scottish Empty Homes Conference, due to take place on Tuesday 1 February 2022, has been rescheduled to 22 March 2022 to increase the likelihood of in-person participation at the conference. With the theme 'Empty Spaces to Thriving Places', the conference will be held in a hybrid format. A l

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