Mid-market rent



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

How two housing projects are transforming communities in Glasgow

More than £18,000 has been invested into nine community enterprises as part of two major regeneration projects in Glasgow.

Published 18 January 2018

Minister opens Osprey’s latest Aberdeenshire development

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has officially opened the second phase of a popular Aberdeenshire development for Osprey Housing.

Published 21 November 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

Masterplan to outline £17m proposal for over 100 homes at Govan shipyard

Plans are in the pipeline for a £17 million housing-led development project to regenerate a key location in Govan.

Published 13 October 2017

Albyn Housing Society AGM celebrates new build progress across the Highlands

Albyn Housing Society’s ambitious plans to build 750 new affordable homes across the region by 2020 have made a concrete start according to its recent AGM report which recorded 130 completions across nine Highland communities during the past financial year.

Published 21 September 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

Kingdom builds on firm foundations in Clackmannanshire

Kingdom Housing Association has completed 69 houses across Clackmannanshire in the last 18 months and is poised to deliver a further 31 affordable homes for social rent when current construction completes on the Association’s site at Delph Road, Tullibody.

Published 22 August 2017

Wheatley unveils £65m private investment deal

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited tenants of Glasgow’s latest affordable homes development as Wheatley Group announced it had secured a further £65 million of private investment.

Published 21 August 2017

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost opens new Manor Estates development

Edinburgh’s new Lord Provost, Councillor Frank Ross, was involved in some tree planting at an event officially opening Manor Estates Housing Association’s new £15 million development.

Published 16 August 2017

Over 1000 low cost homes planned at Western Harbour in Edinburgh

More than 1000 low cost rental homes could be built on derelict ground at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour if developer Forth Ports secures a £76 million loan from the Scottish Government, according to the Edinburgh Evening News.

Published 18 July 2017

Scotland’s Housing Network to host mid-market rent practice exchange

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) is to set up a new mid-market rent (MMR) practice exchange and benchmarking service after a survey revealed a high level of interest within the Scottish social rented sector.

Published 15 June 2017

Mid-market rent success for Osprey Housing in Westhill

Osprey Initiatives is hailing its development of 20 mid-market rental (MMR) homes in Westhill as a huge success.

Published 31 May 2017

Housing minister opens new affordable homes in Aberdeenshire

Grampian Housing Association and its subsidiary Kirkgate Developments are celebrating the completion of its latest development of affordable homes, increasing the group’s portfolio of properties for rent throughout the North-east to more than 3,100.

Published 15 May 2017

Albyn Housing Society buys flats from private landlord for mid-market rent

Albyn Housing Society has completed a £2.3 million deal to secure 21 flats from a private landlord in Inverness.

Published 11 April 2017