Rural Housing Scotland has opened registration for its free online Rural Housing Conference on 25th February 2022. Sponsored by Ecology Building Society and Highlands Rewilding, this year’s conference is titled ‘Our Rural Future’ and will explore housing as a part of a holistic vis
Rural Housing Scotland will lead the development of an ambitious new initiative to tackle the interlinked issues of depopulation, demographic change and the climate crisis in Uist. In partnership with community landowner Stòras Uibhist and with funding from Emsée Fairbairn Foundation,
A community-led housing project which will bring 15 new affordable homes to the Aberdeenshire village has secured grant funding from the National Lottery Awards for All programme to provide the specialist support needed to progress the project.
Four years after embarking on an ambitious project to deliver four affordable homes at Ulva Ferry on the Isle of Mull, Mull and Iona Community Trust (MICT) handed over the keys to the new homes on Wednesday.
Organisers of the 2021 Rural Housing Summit have announced the partner organisations and businesses who will be co-hosting the EXPO networking sessions at this month’s free, innovative, online event. Ecology Building Society, Savills, The Wee House Company, Paved With Gold, Grand Bequest, Soci
With just six weeks to go until the 2021 Rural Housing Summit gets under way, attendees are being encouraged to book their place at the free, innovative online event. The week-long Rural Housing Summit, which takes place from Sunday, February 21 to Saturday, February 27, will bring together experts
Rural Housing Scotland has launched its Building Our Rural Future manifesto, laying out ten actions the organisation believes politicians and policy makers need to take to enable affordable rural housing and help our rural communities thrive. Coming ahead of this week’s debate in the Scottish
The Rural Housing Summit, a new online summit, bringing together individuals, organisations and businesses working to tackle the rural housing crisis, has been announced for 2021. The summit will use examples of on-the-ground work, policy and practical support for sustainable housing developmen
Rural Housing Scotland has called for a restructuring of funding set up to deliver more homes for rural communities after new data revealed just 68 new homes were built under initiatives that promised more than 500.
What is the role of land in enabling, or preventing, the development of new homes in rural Scotland? What opportunities should we be making more of? And what changes need to be made to adequately satisfy housing need in rural communities, both for those who currently live there, and to allow for sus