A pilot scheme by The Highland Council to develop housing provision that sits as a “stepping stone” between living entirely independently in the community, and living as a resident in the Telford Centre Care Home in Fort Augustus has picked up a top prize at the 2021 SURF Regeneration aw
Highland councillors have agreed an ambitious approach to developing a net zero strategy and action plan for the region that will maximise external funding to deliver its climate change targets.
Proposals to provide almost £3 million to help households in fuel poverty in Highland this winter will be considered by members at the meeting of full council on December 9. If agreed, a payment of £180 would be made to around 16,440 eligible Highland households where residents are in re
People on low income can apply for a one-off payment of £88 from the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee 2021/22 winter payments scheme to help them with their winter fuel bills. Councillor Helen Carmichael, provost and leader of Inverness Area, said: “If you live i
The Highland Council has taken possession of a further ten new homes at Kinellan in Strathpeffer. The phased handovers of small groups of properties in the Kinellan development have added a total of twenty-one new homes to the council’s housing stock, including a range of wheelchair accessible
Part of the Draft Inverness City Centre Masterplan discussed last week during the Highland Council's city of Inverness area committee has highlighted the provision of more quality homes within the city centre.
Stark figures illustrating the deeply concerning level of fuel poverty and tough financial decisions being faced by residents throughout the Highland region, particularly those in rural areas, were presented to members of the local authority's corporate resources committee yesterday.
The Highland Council is working in partnership with the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership to proactively bring privately-owned empty homes across the Highlands back into use. With funding support from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, the council has been able to employ Jonathan Henderson as its
The Highland Council has received funding to provide financial help for tenants in social housing and the private sector at risk of becoming homeless after falling behind with rent payments during the pandemic. The Tenant Grant Fund is in addition to services already available for those struggling w
A bold and ambitious strategy to transform Inverness into the place to live, work, enjoy and do business in Scotland will be presented to the City of Inverness Area Committee next week.
The Highland Council has approved a number of key recommendations as part of its medium term financial planning approach. Councillors considered revenue budget projections for the coming financial year, medium term planning for future budgets over the next five years and forecasted budget gaps, as w
Dualchas Architects has submitted plans to build 16 affordable homes at Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, including a possible four self-build plots. The joint venture between the Highland Council and the Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association will deliver rural homes for rent close to Dunvegan Prim
The Highland Council has taken possession of thirty new flats at Mart Road in Dingwall that it said will significantly enhance the town centre and provide much needed affordable quality housing in the heart of the Ross-shire town. Re-named ‘Morganti House’ and ‘Ross Buildings&rsquo
The Highland Council’s Highland Coastal Communities Fund Strategic Sub-Committee has agreed to provide over £313,000 of grant support to benefit six community-led projects. The new fund is designed to support economic regeneration and sustainable development around coastal areas in Highl
Members of the Highland Council's Housing and Property Committee have approved the Housing Annual Assurance Statement for 2021 and were briefed on potential delays to its home-building programme caused by labour shortages, price hikes and supply issues. A regulatory requirement monito