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
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Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan has warned that new housing ventilation standards are letting too much wind into homes. Alasdair Allan said the measures were “somewhat counterproductive and unsuitable for the local environment here in the Western Isles”.
Having set out to deliver 245 new homes within ten years when it formed in 2006, Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has now announced the completion of its 500th new home. Calmax Construction Ltd has completed work on three new homes at Winfield Close and Torlum, Isle of Benbecula. B
A local community benefit society which delivers the Home Energy Efficiency Programme: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS:ABS) to the Outer Hebrides is celebrating a national award. (from left) Top - Norman Kerr, OBE director of Energy Action Scotland and Stewart Wilson, TIG CEO. Bottom - Donald Mackinnon, TI
Four new affordable housing developments started in Lewis and Harris this spring under the Affordable Housing Programme in the Outer Hebrides. The programme is supported by Scottish Government and delivered via a successful partnership between Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Hebridean Housing Partnership
Western Isles Foyer supports young people who are homeless, in housing need and/or are subject to other social disadvantages. The Foyer provides a drop-in service and support towards independent living skills. Four housing organisations which operate in the Outer Hebrides are supporting Scottish Hou