Argyll and Bute Council



Argyll and Bute signs Make a Stand domestic abuse pledge

Argyll and Bute Council has reaffirmed its commitment to preventing homelessness arising from domestic abuse.

Published 6 September 2019

Argyll Community Housing Association opens new homes in Helensborough

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has opened 32 new homes for rent in Helensburgh.

Published 27 August 2019

£1.7m grant to make Argyll and Bute homes more energy efficient

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded a grant of more than £1.7 million from the Scottish Government's Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS).

Published 16 July 2019

Argyll & Bute residents urged to have their say on housing needs

Residents living in Argyll & Bute are being urged to give their opinion on the area's housing needs.

Published 26 June 2019

Funding for Argyll and Bute community groups

A total of 75 projects across Argyll and Bute will receive funding from the council’s Supporting Communities Fund after councillors approved their applications for support.

Published 12 June 2019

Argyll and Bute Council publishes new HMO guidance

Argyll and Bute Council has published new guidance to help with assessing applications for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) across the council area.

Published 22 May 2019

Council brings more empty Argyll and Bute homes back into use

A total of 37 empty homes were brought back into use in Argyll and Bute from April through to December last year – exceeding Argyll and Bute Council’s annual target of 25.

Published 15 March 2019

Investment budget approved by Argyll Community Housing Association

The Board of Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has approved a budget for 2019/20 which will see an investment of £15.8 million in the Association’s stock of 5,100 homes.

Published 6 March 2019

ACHA receives Secure by Design award for Helensburgh new build

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has received a Secure by Design Award by Police Scotland for its new build development at Castle Wood Court in Helensburgh.

Published 13 February 2019

Argyll & Bute Council prepares to bridge gap of £7.9m

Argyll and Bute Council will address a budget gap of £7.9 million when it meets to set its budget on February 21.

Published 11 February 2019

Local MP launches ACHA’s first Passivhaus housing development

Brendan O’Hara, MP for Argyll and Bute, has cut the first turf on the site of ten new homes in Garelochhead to launch Argyll Community Housing Association’s (ACHA’s) Passivhaus housing development.

Published 1 February 2019

Housing minister praises Link’s Dunbeg development

Representatives from Link, Argyll and Bute Council and West Highland Housing Association (WWHA) welcomed the minister for local government and housing for Scotland, Kevin Stewart, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Dunbeg development in Oban this week.

Published 22 January 2019

Councillor cuts sod for new ACHA homes in Kilmartin

Councillor Donnie MacMillan BEM cut the turf to start Argyll Community Housing Association’s new build development in the village of Kilmartin in Mid Argyll.

Published 16 January 2019

Funding approved for Argyll and Bute energy efficiency improvements

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded funding to help residents make energy efficiency improvements to their properties, such as external/internal wall insulation, underfloor insulation, cavity wall insulation and loft insulation.

Published 16 January 2019

Argyll and Bute empty homes officer wins prestigious award

Argyll and Bute Council's empty homes officer, Kelly Ferns, has been named Outstanding Individual at the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards for her commitment and dedication to empty homes work.

Published 29 November 2018