Lochaber Housing Association (LHA) has appointed Margaret Moynihan as its new chief executive. Margaret brings impressive experience and has been acting interim CEO over recent months following the retirement of former chief executive, Blair Allan.
Highland Council and other Highland Housing Register social housing landlords have launched a consultation seeking feedback on the proposed changes to the way they allocate their houses and the way people access housing. The Highland Housing Re
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.
A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.
Langstane Housing Association is now part of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’. Joining the ‘North Cohort’, Langstane now sits alongside Aberdeenshire Council, Osprey Housing, Castlehill HA, Lochaber HA, Or
To celebrate Scottish Housing Day, Highland Council is due to hold a public event in Inverness called Highland Housing Extravaganza. Highland Council is hosting the event in partnership with the Highland Housing Register partners tomorrow.
Minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart MSP spent two days in the Highlands this week to see work underway on the ground to build affordable new homes. The focus of the visit on Tuesday was in Lochaber where a local housing delivery group, led by the Highland Council,
A homelessness prevention project is under way to investigate ways to improve the performance of section 11 notices in the north and islands of Scotland. Whenever a landlord raises proceedings to end a tenancy, by law they must serve to the relevant local authority a section 11 notice, to allow the
Seven affordable housing providers across the Highlands are urging tenants claiming Universal Credit to update their claim this April 1 to ensure their entitlement covers their annual rent increase for the year ahead. Those who fail to do so will face a shortfall in their housing entitlement, p
The Isle of Rum Community Trust (IRCT) has lodged a planning application for eight new houses on the island, to be managed by Lochaber Housing Association. The proposed development would be made up of two blocks of four two-bedroom houses, the Press & Journal reports.
(from left) Gail Ward, Highland Council; Fiona Munro, Albyn project Co-ordinator (with scarf); Liberty Bligh, Libertie Project; Ley-Anne Forsyth, Cairn Housing and Amanda Gregory, Highland Council A programme focusing on money saving solutions rolled out across the Highlands has helped local residen
Tim Jones More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by independent not-for-profit Allia to help tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, social exclusion and affordable housing – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone.
Housing minister Kevin Stewart during his visit to Lochaber Housing Association Plans to build at least 200 new affordable homes in Fort William are to progress following the award of a £1.2 million grant from the Scottish Government to Lochaber Housing Association.
Six completed properties at School Road in Strontian A collaboration between Lochaber Housing Association (LHA) and The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) has delivered twenty new affordable homes across four Lochaber communities.