Empty Homes

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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. The firm will work with North East Derbyshire District Council to bring empty homes back into use by offering effective solutions

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A Conservative MSP has condemned the rise of empty properties within South Lanarkshire, and across Scotland, since 2007. The Scottish Government’s Quarterly Housing Statistics, published this week, revealed that the number of empty properties and second homes in Scotland has increased by 16% from

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Allyson Allison with her award alongside Kevin Stewart, minster for local government, housing and planning A Stirling Council worker has received national recognition for her efforts in bringing empty homes back into use after scooping a prestigious award.

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Sean Maxwell (right) with housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP 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.

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Kelly Ferns receives her award from housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP 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.

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A property in Perth that was formerly empty 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.

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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. Orkney currently has 303 potential homes currently classed as empty, representing

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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. Scottish Housing Day takes place today promoting messages about housing options and dispelling m

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By Gavin Leask from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership The mornings are getting colder, the nights longer and the clothes woollier. Which can only mean one thing; the annual Scottish Empty Homes Conference is approaching fast. And with the conference, comes another annual event; the Howdens Scotti

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Work being undertaken to bring Aberdeenshire Council properties back into use was discussed at the latest meeting of the local authority’s communities committee. The matter was raised as part of an update on housing performance highlighting the latest figures for re-let times for homes, and the wo

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Before and after: 96 St Leonard’s Road in Ayr had fallen into disrepair after the previous owner moved away 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

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Image: Tom Manley for Scottish Land Commission 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.

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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. Last year the partnership supported local authorities and partners to bring 742 long-term private empty homes

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