A £25 million Rural Housing Fund established to provide 500 new homes by 2021 has resulted in only 80 approvals and 23 completions to date, according to reports.
Rural Housing Scotland
A new campaign by Scottish Rural Action (SRA) is aiming to highlight the shortage of affordable homes in rural Scotland and its impact on rural communities.
Kevin Stewart MSP, minister for local government and housing, will outline his commitment to deliver affordable housing in Scotland at Rural Housing Scotland’s annual conference today. Entitled Home Delivery: delivering rural housing across Scotland, the conference at Birnam Conference Centre in P
Rural Housing Scotland (RHS) has welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s reforms of the planning system but warned that any changes must take specific rural challenges into consideration. The organisation said that the proposed reforms, published earlier this week, should cut into th
The Scottish Government has announced a new £25 million fund to help bring an estimated 500 new affordable homes specifically to rural areas. The Rural Housing Fund aims to increase the supply of long term affordable housing in rural areas over the next three years, by assisting the building of new
Raymond Young A new book has been launched which explores how rural housing is a ‘forgotten problem’ in Scotland’s housing history and recounts how housing associations responded to the issue.
Alastair Cameron Four Scottish charities have written to minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP with a joint call to set an ambitious target for new affordable homes across Scotland.