Aberdeen City Council has adopted a new compulsory purchase policy to bring empty properties back into productive use.
On behalf of the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, Cllr Kenny Mclean highlights the partners working to tackle empty homes in Glasgow and the benefits the work is bringing throughout the city.
A project that works with local councils to tackle the problem of empty homes has supported bringing over 850 empty properties back into use this year, despite restrictions caused by Covid-19 pandemic. Figures included in the 2020-21 Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) Annual Report publis
Social enterprise letting agency Homes for Good (HfG) and the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership have launched a partnership to address the rising number of empty homes in the west of Scotland through the purchase and letting of empty properties, a fund to refurbish properties, and the recruitmen
Coronavirus safety restrictions have badly hit turnaround times for letting empty homes to new tenants in West Lothian. Vacant council homes were one of the regular complaints received by West Lothian councillors well before the COVID-19 lockdowns materialised last March.
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership wants to hear from third sector organisations with their thoughts on if and how they can use empty homes to help to meet their housing objectives. The Partnership has launched a short survey that will take 5-10 minutes to complete and seeks to find out whether or
Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national project manager Shaheena Din outlines the benefits of employing an empty homes officer and argues that bringing empty homes back into use can a key pandemic recovery strategy for Scotland's councils. From Dumfries and Galloway to the Western Isles,
Moniaive Initiative is celebrating after its first Community Affordable Housing Project won the award for 'Best Long-Term Empty Homes Restoration Project' at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership Annual Awards Ceremony on February 2. There has been a record number of empty homes brought back into use
Joanne Saurin, a housing professional with Fife Council, has won the 'outstanding individual' award at the Scottish Empty Homes Conference this week. The judges recognised Joanne for her "amazing work" with Fife Council which has included bringing 395 properties back in to use since taking up her po
West Dunbartonshire Council has unveiled an updated strategy that will bring at least 100 empty homes across the region back into use.
Aberdeen City Council has received an Outstanding Service award at the 10th annual Scottish Empty Homes Conference.
Aberdeen City Council, an Inverness-based building company, a community housing project in Dumfries & Galloway and a Fife Council officer were the winners in the 10th Scottish Empty Homes awards sponsored by Fraser & Fraser Genealogists and International Probate Researchers.
Crumbling bricks, broken windows and overgrown gardens of empty homes across Scotland could be a visual legacy of the economic crisis caused by the COVID pandemic if action is not taken to bring more properties back in to use, according to the leader of a project working with local authorities acros
Angus Council is launching a £100,000 campaign to turn empty properties into homes that people want to live in.
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has announced the finalists for its 10th Annual Conference Awards Ceremony. The winners will be announced on the 2nd of February, on the second day of the three-day digital conference.