Mid-market rent



Link secures green light for mid-market rent homes at former Govanhill bus depot

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to build 186 affordable homes on the former site of a bus depot in Govanhill.

Published 17 January 2019

Albyn starts work on Ardgay affordable homes

Albyn Housing Society has started work on its first ever affordable housing scheme in Ardgay, Sutherland, as part of its ambitious plan to build 750 affordable homes in the Highlands by 2020.

Published 6 November 2018

Blog: Mid-market investment could alleviate housing storage

Amy Norton argues that promoting more Build to Rent developments for the mid-market rent sector would be an effective means of striking a balance to get investment so more properties are built to help contribute towards the Scottish Government’s affordable housing pledge.

Published 25 October 2018

Revised design framework for 1,600 homes at Western Harbour gains approval

A major redevelopment of the Western Harbour area of Leith including the delivery of around 1,600 new low cost rental homes has cleared a key planning hurdle.

Published 11 October 2018

Albyn celebrates double awards success

Albyn Housing Society has received three shortlist nominations for the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards as its subsidiary scooped a Herald Property Award for its work to bring affordable, quality property services to Highland communities.

Published 2 October 2018

GHA mid-market homes snapped up by house-hunters

Homes for mid-market rent in a new development in the East End of Glasgow were all snapped up in record time.

Published 1 October 2018

Further recognition for affordable homes at Leith Fort

Having already won a string of awards including the coveted Saltire Medal at the Saltire Housing Design Awards, Leith Fort has been named Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the Herald Property Awards for Scotland.

Published 1 October 2018

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

Edinburgh Council submits plans for 70 homes across two sites

The City of Edinburgh Council is continuing it 21st Century Homes commitment to deliver 20,000 new homes within a decade with the submission of plans for two new developments.

Published 23 August 2018

New affordable homes planned for Badenoch and Strathspey

A total of 238 affordable homes are planned for Badenoch and Strathspey over the next five years, the Highland Council has announced.

Published 22 August 2018

Albyn takes handover of Conon Bridge affordable homes

Albyn Housing Society has added another 28 units to its affordable homes portfolio after taking handover of a newly completed development from Compass Building and Construction Services Ltd at Sellar Place, Conon Bridge.

Published 7 August 2018

New partnership pledges to deliver quality Highlands housing

Albyn Housing Society has started work on its next phase of affordable homes in Inverness having partnered with north east housebuilder Bancon Construction for the first time.

Published 26 July 2018

Hillcrest submits redevelopment plans for Dundee housing estate

A planning application for the development of 130 properties on the Ellengowan estate in Dundee was submitted to the local authority last week.

Published 4 July 2018

Mid-market rent investment to deliver 1000 new homes

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced a multi-million pound investment in a mid-market rent scheme that will deliver 1000 new homes across Scotland.

Published 19 June 2018

SFHA awards inaugural Mid-Market Rent Development of the Year prize

The winner of the first SFHA Mid-Market Rent Development of the Year, sponsored by Citylets, was revealed at the SFHA Annual Conference on the 12 and 13 June 2018 in Glasgow.

Published 19 June 2018