Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) is celebrating strong progress over the last 12 months as it helped bring more than 700 homes lying empty for more than six months back into use.
Published 13 July 2018
Thousands more long-term, privately-owned empty homes across Scotland are in the sights of an expanded team which aims to use all its powers to bring them back into use.
Published 25 June 2018
Councillors on the Western Isles have backed in principal the introduction of a dedicated officer to help bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.
Published 26 April 2018
Published 15 March 2018
A new project has been launched to tackle long-term privately-owned empty homes in Inverclyde.
Published 7 February 2018
Scots Makar Jackie Kay MBE has written a new poem about Scotland’s empty homes.
Published 16 November 2017
Housing minister Kevin Stewart will today reaffirm the Scottish Government’s commitment to double the money available for work that helps bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.
Published 15 November 2017
A joint Dundee City Council and Angus Council project to bring long-term privately-owned empty homes back into use has been nominated for a national award.
Published 3 November 2017
Ahead of this year's Scottish Empty Homes Conference, Shelter Scotland’s Shaheena Din outlines what people can expect from the day.
Published 4 October 2017
Nominations are being sought to recognise the people working to bring Scotland’s 34,000 privately-owned long-term empty homes back into use.
Published 12 September 2017
The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good.
Published 6 September 2017
Carling Property Group (CPG) has become the first private developer in the country to receive affordable housing grant aid from the Scottish Government.
Published 22 August 2017
Gavin Leask visits Orkney to see why the islands have amongst the highest rate of empty homes anywhere in Scotland.
Published 9 August 2017
Too many Scottish councils are missing out on gains available from bringing long-term empty homes back into use by failing to invest in the appropriate resources, according to the body leading the work in Scotland.
Published 1 August 2017
An empty Midlothian property, dubbed an eyesore by locals, has been transformed into quality affordable homes thanks to funding from the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Empty Homes Fund.
Published 5 July 2017