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.
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.
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
(from left) Gail Matheson, chief executive of Highland Housing Alliance, Steven Paterson, More Homes Division co-ordinator, John McHardy from Highland Council and Willie Gray, managing director of William Gray Construction at the Raining’s Stairs site, Inverness The Highland Housing Alliance (HHA)
The 50th completed property in Flodigarry, Isle of Skye The completion of a home in Flodigarry, in Staffin on the Isle of Skye, has marked the 50th home to be delivered by The Highland Small Communities Housing Trust’s (HSCHT) Rent to Buy scheme.
Plans to build 10 new affordable homes in the Black Isle have been given the go-ahead by the Highland Council. Area planning committee members meeting in Inverness this week approved the Cameron Crescent development in Munlochy, the Press & Journal has reported.
The demolition of all non-listed buildings at the Inverness College site at Midmills in the city centre is to begin next month to make way for more than 80 retirement homes. Retirement home provider McCarthy & Stone, which acquired the site from Highland Council, will build 45 homes on the vacan
A former schoolhouse in the Highlands that has lain empty for over five years has been transformed into two affordable dwellings thanks to an innovative funding package secured by the Coigach Community Development Company and The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT). Set in the remote c
Receiving their award from sponsors Northern gas heating are (2nd left) Steve Laurie, E.ON; Karen MacLean, the council’s energy advice officer & Omar Rickets, E.ON The Highland Council has won a national award for a project aimed at cutting the cost of heating Highland homes.
South Lanarkshire Council has unveiled plans to double its house building programme to 1,000 new homes as it joined two other local authorities in Scotland to yesterday announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax. Inverclyde and Renfrewshire councils also confirmed that they would