Cllr Margaret Davidson with Keith Brown MSP (left) and Lord Dunlop Inverness is to benefit from a major increase in the city’s homes over the next 20 years following the award of a £315 million City Deal.
Members of The Highland Council’s resources committee have welcomed the considerable involvement and work carried out by council staff on issues relating to welfare reform and have agreed to support the potential role of local authorities as financial assessment delivery partners for Scotland’s
The Highland Council has begun work on the £2.9 million development of Tweeddale in Fort William town centre. The local authority has taken possession of the key site, which has lain empty for a long period, to provide 22 housing flats for council rent. The housing development is due for completion
The Lochaber District Partnership is to hold its first meeting next week, the Highland Council has announced. It is understood presentations on social housing and development plans will be held at the meeting.
Highland Council is asking its tenants for their views on how their rent should be spent over the next year. The local authority would like to hear views on the council's proposals for next year’s rent and to find out which housing services are the most important to its residents.
New tenant Martyn Rae (left) with Lachie Macdonald (centre) the chair of Highland Housing Alliance and Darren Black (right) Martin's flatmate The Highland Housing Alliance has completed a development of new affordable flats in Inverness and handed over the keys to the tenants.
The Highland Council is appealing to private landlords or people who own vacant houses who may be able to offer a house for rent to Syrian refugees. The council is expecting to take around 25 to 30 families from Syrian refugee camps early in the New Year as part of the UK Refugee Resettlement Progra
Three online consultations on planning and housing issues have been launched by the Highland Council. In addition, the authority has launched a review of its main planning policy document, the Highland-wide Local Development Plan (HWLDP).
Almost 100 Highland council houses have been found to have an unacceptable level of radon gas following tests by the local authority. The Highland Council’s community services commissioned Public Health England (PHE) last year to test around 1,150 homes at the highest risk from radon gas. Of the n
New affordable homes could be built in the centre of Fort William after the Highland Council agreed a deal to buy surplus land from Tesco. The local authority purchased a site surplus to the supermarket’s requirements in Fort William for £2 million to make provision for a new hospital for NHS Hig
The Highland Council has launched online consultations to discuss planning and housing issues across the region. A review of the council's main planning policy document, the Highland-wide Local Development Plan (HWLDP), is also included.
The Highland Council has approved an innovative Community Land Use Plan designed to reverse population decline on the Isle of Rum and attract new investment to the village of Kinloch. Commissioned by The Isle of Rum Community Trust (IRCT), the plan has been produced by PAS following a significant am
Fully assembled social homes are ready to leave the factory for Highland tenants after just three weeks of construction work, thanks to a pioneering new project. Believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland, the social housing project delivers fully assembled buildings which are ready for tenant