Empty Homes

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Catriona Arbuckle, empty homes officer from North Lanarkshire Council accepts the award from (left) George Clarke, TV architect and Phil Hanson, from Howdens’ Joinery North Lanarkshire Council’s Empty Homes Purchase Scheme has scooped the title of ‘The Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champion of

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Argyll and Bute Council’s Empty Homes Service has scooped a top award at this year’s prestigious Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Conference in Edinburgh for the second year in a row. The team won the category of 'Best Before and After Photo' for images of an empty property brought back into use, an

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Patrick Harvie Patrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, has called on the Scottish Government and local authorities to use all their powers to ease Scotland's housing and homelessness crises by putting empty properties back in use.

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Perth & Kinross Council has this week officially launched its Empty Property Loan Fund - a new interest-free loan designed to help owners of long-term empty buildings to repair or convert them for use as affordable housing. Funding can be used for any property from a country cottage or a city ce

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The Nationwide Foundation is launching a new £1 million funding programme to bring long-term empty properties back into use as homes for people in housing need. Not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants and social investments of between £100,000 and £175,000.

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Owners of empty homes in West Dunbartonshire could be eligible for refunds after councillors approved backdated changes to Council Tax charges. In April 2014, West Dunbartonshire Council was keen to get local empty homes back into use and introduced a policy which meant owners of empty homes could b

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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership recently released its annual report for the financial year just passed. There are a few headlines form the report that we are particularly excited about, writes Kristen Hubert at Shelter Scotland. These are all great successes that show improvements on where we w

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Shelter Scotland's Graeme Brown helps launch the national empty homes helpline The number of private empty homes brought back into use in Scotland last year has an estimated market value of around £93 million, according to the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP).

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Margaret Burgess A new fund has been launched which aims to create additional residential accommodation in Scotland’s urban and rural towns.

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Pictured: Kristen Hubert of the Empty Homes Partnership and Shelter Scotland's Graeme Brown launch the national empty homes helpline The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has appealed to members of the public to report empty homes in their communities using a free national helpline.

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Mr Adam with Councillor Judy Hamilton and Joanne Saurin, empty homes officer Fife Council has approved the first successful loan from the ‘Empty Homes Loan Scheme’, a scheme available to owners of long-term empty homes with properties that require extensive repairs to bring them up to a lettable

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