Mid-market rent



Nick Pollard: Mid-Market Rent legislation in Scotland, a costly historical anachronism?

Kingdom Housing Association’s Nick Pollard discusses whether the law regarding Mid-Market Renting in Scotland is outdated, counter-productive and detrimental to the affordable housing sector and its tenants and participants.

Published 8 October 2019

GHA delivers 45 new homes on site of former Glasgow primary school

The site of a former primary school in the south side of Glasgow has been transformed into 45 new affordable homes.

Published 12 August 2019

Handover marks completion of 92-home Highlands development

The completion of a 92-home mixed tenure residential development in Balgate, Kiltarlity, has been marked with the final handover of seven new homes to the Highland Council.

Published 30 July 2019

GHA breathes life into Glasgow stables as first tenants move into new flats

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow has been transformed into 52 new flats for mid-market rent.

Published 18 July 2019

LAR welcomes new tenants to East Lothian development

LAR Housing Trust has signed up the first tenants for its latest development in East Lothian as the waiting list for the area hits record numbers.

Published 11 July 2019

Plans lodged for 151 apartments at final plot of Leith development

Detailed planning proposals have been submitted to City of Edinburgh Council for the final residential plots within the Salamander Place development in Leith.

Published 26 June 2019

Plans lodged for mid-market rent flats in Glasgow’s East End

Plans have been submitted to build more than 250 mid-market apartments for rent on land at the former Bellgrove Meat Market in Glasgow.

Published 6 June 2019

GHA begins work to transform former church site into affordable housing

Work has started to transform a derelict site in the south side of Glasgow into much-needed affordable homes.

Published 15 May 2019

Mid-market rent investment fund makes first site acquisitions

A housing investment fund set up last year by the Scottish Government and Places for People Group’s fund management arm has acquired its first two developments.

Published 29 April 2019

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

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