Robertson Northern is starting work on a £3.6 million contract to build a selection of affordable homes in the Midmills area of Inverness. The contract, awarded by Highland Council, will see Robertson Northern build 31 new apartments at the former Inverness College site.
Highland Council leader, Councillor Margaret Davidson cuts the turf at Drumnadrochit for new housing with (left to right) Calum Macaulay CEO Albyn Housing Society; Thom Macleod, Compass Construction director and Gail Matheson CEO Highland Housing Alliance Compass Construction has started work on the
The Highland Council has pledged to approve 500 affordable housing units each year for the next five years of which 70% will be for affordable rent and 30% for low cost home ownership. Councillors on the environment, development and infrastructure committee yesterday agreed a Strategic Housing Inves
Communities and developers will be invited to have their say in shaping a refreshed approach to dealing with developer contributions for developments across Highland. Members of the Highland Council’s environment, development and infrastructure committee yesterday gave the go ahead for a six week
The Highland Council is to involve tenants and other customers in the design and delivery of its housing services. Two tenant representatives will be invited to attend the People Committee and the People Committee Policy Development Group as advisors in relation to housing items.
Affordable housing, infrastructure and tourism were high on the agenda as councillors on the Highland Council’s Lochaber committee reviewed the area’s local priorities. Originally agreed as local priorities for the area in 2015, plans for ambitious housing development and infrastructure investme
Margaret Davidson The Highland Council has agreed a plan which will deliver 500 new affordable homes across the region every year for the next five years.
The completed development in Kiltarlity The Highland Housing Alliance (HHA) has completed a development of 18 new properties for the Highland Council at Balgate Mill in Kiltarlity.
The Townlands Barn in Cromarty (image courtesy of the Highland Historic Buildings Trust) The Highland Council has approved the use of Landbank funding to assist in the development of affordable housing in the region.
Margaret Davidson The Highland Council is to review developer contributions for schools in the Inverness area to help the local authority cope with increasing rolls at city schools.
Residents are being invited to submit their views on the Highland Council's draft Local Housing Strategy. The initiative sets out aims for housing in the region over the next five years. Members of the public have until August 18 to submit their views.
Kevin Stewart Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has announced a £10 million fund to build affordable homes across the Highlands.
Margaret Davidson Developer contributions in the Inverness area could be increased to help the local authority cope with increasing rolls at city schools.
The number of families categorised as homeless on Skye has more than doubled over the last 12 months with an increase in tourists highlighted as a contributing factor. A report to Highland Council's Isle of Skye and Raasay committee revealed that 32 families on the island presented as homeless this
MSPs have taken evidence from construction professionals on whether the current building regulations in Scotland are operating effectively. During a meeting at the Scottish Parliament, the local government and communities committee discussed if there are widespread problems with new-build homes, if