The Highland Council has agreed a one-year capital investment plan of £15.667 million to be spent improving its existing housing stock. A total of £1m of the funding will be specifically to fund aids and adaptations for disabled tenants.
Members of The Highland Council’s housing and property committee have had the chance to discuss the progress made to implement a Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness. In November 2018, the Scottish Government and COSLA published the “Ending H
Construction works on the largest affordable housing development in the Highlands since the 1980s is due to begin in Fort William. The first phase of the development, which forms part of the strategic Blar Mor development in Fort William, is being developed by The Highland Council and will be delive
Capital investment works for the Highland Council's current housing stock will be re-starting shortly, the chair of the local authority's housing and property committee has confirmed. Contractors have supplied the council with detailed work plans for safe working, encompassing so
Following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites across Scotland, The Highland Council has announced works will be restarting work on the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme across the highlands. In line with the guidance, contractors will be undertaking phased rest
Two prominent derelict buildings in Wick High Street are to be demolished following decades lying empty thanks to assistance from Highland Housing Alliance (HHA). Numbers 30 and 126 (known locally as ‘Dominoes’ and ‘Sloans’ respectively) are to benefit from demolition and sit
The Highland Council has approved a Recovery Action Plan with 11 key priority areas including economic and financial recovery, digital transformation and the reopening of schools. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the council’s resources, services and staff, as well as commun
The Highland Council is inviting private landlords and providers of short-term lets, including Airbnb hosts, who may be interested in leasing their property to the council to get in touch in an effort to tackle homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Housing staff are inter
Inverness is celebrating a major milestone in its digital transformation with work now well underway to build a future-proof full fibre network to reach almost every home and business in the city thanks to CityFibre.
Works will be restarting on council house build projects throughout the Highlands following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites in Scotland, the local authority has confirmed.
A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.