Highland Council has unveiled £551,000 of capital investment which will be used to carry out improvements to the existing housing stock across the area with some of the money ring-fenced to fund aids and adaptations for disabled tenants.
A £33.571 million programme of essential capital projects throughout the Highlands has been given approval as councillors agreed a "cautious and prudent" approach to the local authority's revenue budget for 2020/21. Among the project to initially progress across the current financial year
The Scottish Government has approved an increase to grant funding for energy efficiency measures for eligible properties in rural towns throughout the Highlands. Aviemore, Carrbridge, Fort William, Grantown area, Tain, Thurso and Wick are all in line to benefit from the funds.
The Highland Council is calling on the UK Government to help resolve the inequity of fuel poverty experienced in the Highlands of Scotland where people pay more for fuel and energy than other regions in the UK. Council leader Cllr Margaret Davidson has written to the UK minister for business, energy
Members of the Highland Council’s Nairnshire area committee have agreed a proposed £789,000 investment in council housing for 2021-22. The one-year Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme for Nairnshire 2021-22 is part of the Highland wide HRA Capital Plan for 2021-22 which will
The Highland Council has appointed Fiona Malcolm as interim executive chief officer for health and social care. Her appointment has been made pending recruitment of the permanent ECO post which is currently taking place.
Caledonia Housing Association has confirmed a £40 million spend on seven current housing projects in Scotland with a further £35m earmarked for nine future developments, including a continued expansion in the Highlands. In total, Caledonia is on target to deliver 500 homes, the majo
Housing partners throughout the Highlands are asking tenants to have their say on proposed changes to the mutual exchange policy. Highland Council is proposing to update the criteria used to make decisions on mutual housing exchanges, which help around 180 households move each year.
Members of the public will be invited to participate in a forthcoming consultation on an updated draft ‘Housing in the Countryside Supplementary Guidance (HICSG)’ which was approved for consultation by the Highland Council’s economy and infrastructure comm
The Highland Council's communities and place committee has approved an engagement framework to hear from communities and individuals about the impacts and learning from COVID-19. This will also be used to improve and develop closer participation and involvement with communities to help drive forward