Shetland Islands Council

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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

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Shetland residents and communities are being asked for their views on the housing issues that matter most to help inform and shape Shetland Islands Council's Local Housing Strategy for the next five years. The strategy aims to set a new plan for homes and communities in Shetland, setting o

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Shetland Islands Council (SIC) is to pause routine repair work until the end of June to prioritise emergency and urgent housing repairs for tenants. A housing repairs backlog has emerged due to Covid and the local authority is taking the steps to focus on the work deemed to be most important.

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Tulloch Developments is to begin the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick. Work is set to begin in early May, and take around eighteen weeks to complete. This initial phase will focus on physically separating the existing buildings by removing va

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A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.

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Shetland Islands Council has urged local landlords to make sure they meet their obligations to tenants in their properties following recent changes to the Scottish landlord registration scheme.

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Shetland Islands Council has approved a £300,000 loan to BA Builders (Shetland) Ltd to allow the building firm to construct more homes. The loan will help to build up to 13 modern and energy-efficient homes in rural areas, which supports the council's strategic objectives to encourage people t

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Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has welcomed new the recent addition of new members Elderpark Housing Association, Shetland Islands Council and the return of Clackmannanshire Council. The Network now has 127 members representing, for the first in its history, all 32 local authorities and 95 h

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