Projects in Dunoon, Aberdeenshire, Dundee and Dumfries have been announced as the winners of the 12th Scottish Empty Homes Awards, sponsored by Finders International. The awards were announced during the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership conference which was held yesterday at the Engine Shed in Stirl
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The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) is launching new guidance to assist local authorities to bring some of Scotland’s nearly 43,000 long-term empty homes back into use. Developed in partnership with housing specialists Arneil Johnston, the Strategic Empty Homes Framework Guidance
The Scottish Government has appointed Indigo House to undertake an independent Empty Homes Audit.
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has announced finalists for the Finders International Scottish Empty Home Awards next month. The awards celebrate the impactful and transformative empty homes work undertaken across Scotland, recent statistics revealed almost 43,000 homes are lying empty and brin
Housebuilders have highlighted a "worrying" drop in the number of new homes being started in Scotland as the accumulated shortfall of homes of all tenures built since 2007 has grown to over 110,000.
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership would like to hear from you if you have innovative examples of bringing empty homes back into use. Nominations for this year’s Finders International Scottish Empty Homes Awards were due to close this week but have been extended until the 20th of J
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership is calling for nominations for the 12th Scottish Empty Homes Awards, which will include a new award that recognises the increasing use of empty homes and buildings to create social and affordable housing.
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership and Salmon Scotland have urged Shetland Islands Council and other local authorities to bring vacant properties back into use to tackle the rural housing crisis. New analysis shows that almost shows five per cent of homes in Shetland (558) were long-term empty in
South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH) and the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) have launched a joint project to increase community housing in the south of Scotland through the conversion of empty residential, retail and industrial buildings. With a focus on the Scottish Borders, the pro
Tighean Innse Gall (TIG) and the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) have launched a joint project to tackle the issue of empty homes in Outer Hebrides, working closely with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) to purchase and refurbish empty homes that will be made available to mem
Empty homes officers throughout Scotland helped to bring more than 1,150 empty properties back into use last year, almost 70% of which had been empty for two years or longer. A new report published by the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership shows how the number of properties brought back into
Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national project manager Shaheena Din appeared on the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast to outline the importance of having an Empty Homes Officer and empty homes strategy, podcast co-host Jimmy Black explains more.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Argyll & Bute Council, South of Scotland Community Housing, and a Falkirk Council officer were the winners at the 11th Scottish Empty Homes Awards, sponsored by Auction House Scotland. The awards, announced at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership’s annual confere
Bringing some of Scotland’s 43,000+ long term empty homes back to use can help local authorities to address housing shortages across the country, a new guide published today by the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has shown. 'Why Empty Homes Matter' will be launched at the 11th Ann
The 11th Scottish Empty Homes Conference, due to take place on Tuesday 1 February 2022, has been rescheduled to 22 March 2022 to increase the likelihood of in-person participation at the conference. With the theme 'Empty Spaces to Thriving Places', the conference will be held in a hybrid format. A l