Scottish Empty Homes Partnership

Social banks and funded feasibility studies could hold key to unlocking Scotland’s empty homes

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has proposed the creation of a community grants programme to help bring Scotland’s thousands of private empty homes back into use.

Published 3 February 2016

National award for Argyll and Bute empty homes services

Argyll and Bute Council’s Empty Homes Service has scooped a top award at this year’s prestigious Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Conference in Edinburgh for the second year in a row.

Published 4 December 2015

New loan fund to help bring empty Perth & Kinross buildings back into use

Perth & Kinross Council has this week officially launched its Empty Property Loan Fund - a new interest-free loan designed to help owners of long-term empty buildings to repair or convert them for use as affordable housing.

Published 2 December 2015

TV star George Clarke joins search for Scotland’s empty homes champions

Nominations are being sought across Scotland to find the country’s empty homes champions.

Published 15 September 2015

Blog: Taking stock

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership recently released its annual report for the financial year just passed.  There are a few headlines form the report that we are particularly excited about, writes Kristen Hubert at Shelter Scotland.

Published 15 July 2015

Number of empty homes brought back into use doubled in last year

The number of private empty homes brought back into use in Scotland last year has an estimated market value of around £93 million, according to the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP).

Published 14 July 2015

Call for bids for £4m empty homes fund

A new fund has been launched which aims to create additional residential accommodation in Scotland’s urban and rural towns.

Published 29 June 2015

Public urged to report empty homes as helpline launched

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has appealed to members of the public to report empty homes in their communities using a free national helpline.

Published 16 June 2015