Scottish Empty Homes Partnership

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Over £158,000 has been injected into affordable housing in Glenrothes to bring long-term empty properties back into use as homes for people who have experienced homelessness or are in housing need. YMCA Glenrothes has received a grant from the Nationwide Foundation to go towards creating homes for

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A helpline set up to help reduce the number of empty homes in Scotland has revealed some of the reasons given for why privately-owned homes are left unoccupied for long periods of time. Two of the top reasons are the fear of becoming a landlord and the responsibilities it brings, along with waiting

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A new partnership has been launched to tackle the problem of empty homes across Dundee and Angus. The project between the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, Dundee City Council and Angus Council, is set to launch this week to help bring some of the region’s long-term privately owned empty homes bac

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By Scottish Empty Homes Partnership national manager Kristen Hubert (Last week) we released our recommendations about what financial incentive programmes we think are needed to unlock more of Scotland’s 27,000+ long term private sector empty homes.

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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. The team won the category of 'Best Before and After Photo' for images of an empty property brought back into use, an

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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. Funding can be used for any property from a country cottage or a city ce

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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. These are all great successes that show improvements on where we w

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Shelter Scotland's Graeme Brown helps launch the national empty homes helpline 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).

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

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Pictured: Kristen Hubert of the Empty Homes Partnership and Shelter Scotland's Graeme Brown launch the national empty homes helpline The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has appealed to members of the public to report empty homes in their communities using a free national helpline.

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