LAR Housing Trust



Fact finding visit for housing minister at LAR development

Scotland’s housing minister has been given a progress report on a project to tackle the shortage of mid market rental homes across Scotland.

Published 16 April 2019

‘Huge disappointment’ for LAR as East Lothian housing plans rejected

Housing charity LAR has spoken of its disappointment that after a planning application for affordable homes was rejected by East Lothian Council.

Published 5 April 2019

LAR Housing Trust appoints contractor for conversion of Edinburgh’s Westwood House

Fife-based housing charity LAR Housing Trust has appointed Clark Contracts for a multi million pound project in Edinburgh.

Published 19 November 2018

LAR continues Aberdeen expansion with seventh completion

LAR Housing Trust is set to complete another development in Aberdeen, its seventh in the area.

Published 7 November 2018

Housing minister opens new LAR development in East Lothian

Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP has officially opened LAR Housing Trust’s first ever design and build development.

Published 3 October 2018

LAR completes record deal with purchase of 64 homes

Housing charity LAR has completed its biggest ever deal for a development in the east end of Glasgow.

Published 4 July 2018

Housing charity flooded with applications from prospective tenants

Scottish housing charity LAR has been inundated with applications from prospective tenants for apartments at its new development in Cockenzie in East Lothian.

Published 21 June 2018

LAR takes ownership of 40 more Edinburgh homes

Housing charity LAR has completed its second deal this year for a development in Edinburgh.

Published 3 May 2018

Senior appointment at LAR Housing Trust

Scottish housing charity LAR has appointed Mikko Ramstedt to the role of director of finance and corporate services.

Published 3 April 2018

Profile of Ann Leslie, CEO at LAR Housing Trust

Working as a painter and plasterer to pay for a gap year in Canada gave Ann Leslie the keen eye for detail required to be chief executive at LAR Housing Trust.

Published 8 March 2018

LAR Housing Trust completes record development deal

A housing charity which was set up two years ago to provide much needed mid market rental properties across Scotland has completed its biggest ever deal for a development in Edinburgh.

Published 18 January 2018

LAR chair recognised in New Year Honours List

Andrew Robertson, chair of the LAR Housing Trust, has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for his contribution to affordable housing, veterans and healthcare.

Published 4 January 2018

Work starts on first design and build contract for LAR Housing Trust

The chair of a housing charity is hailing the start of construction at an East Lothian site as an important milestone for the organisation.

Published 7 December 2017

Fife housing deal another first for LAR

Scottish housing charity LAR has completed its first deal in Fife to purchase seven brand new homes for long-term rent.

Published 18 October 2017

LAR Housing Trust secures ‘game-changing’ £65m funding boost

LAR Housing Trust has secured £65 million of funding to boost its portfolio of mid-market rental properties across Scotland.

Published 22 August 2017