Comhairle nan Eilean Siar



Comhairle calls for rural housing funding review

The local authority for the Western Isles of Scotland has called for a comprehensive funding review of how rural housing is funded and delivered for the islands.

Published 27 August 2019

Stornoway care and housing development starts on site

Work to transform land adjacent to a Stornoway farm into a new care facility and affordable homes has began in earnest.

Published 5 July 2019

‘Innovative solutions’ required to address Uist and Barra housing issues

The chairman of the Uist Economic Taskforce Working Group, Councillor Iain Archie MacNeil, has called for a Housing Seminar to be held in Uist in early Autumn to begin to develop innovative solutions to address housing issues in Uist and Barra.

Published 14 May 2019

Hebrides affordable housing programme delivers four housing developments in year so far

Four new affordable housing developments started in Lewis and Harris this spring under the Affordable Housing Programme in the Outer Hebrides.

Published 2 May 2019

Scotland’s Housing Network to study homelessness prevention among north and islands RSL’s

A homelessness prevention project is under way to investigate ways to improve the performance of section 11 notices in the north and islands of Scotland.

Published 1 May 2019

Communities secretary opens new Hebridean Housing Partnership development

Aileen Campbell, cabinet secretary for communities and local government, officially opened a new Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) development during a visit to the Outer Hebrides last week.

Published 24 April 2019

Hebridean Housing Partnership completes new homes for Galson

Alasdair Allan MSP has officially opened four new homes developed for Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) in Galson.

Published 20 November 2018

Stornoway site identified for affordable housing development

A site at Blackwater on the Isle of Lewis has been identified as potential space for new affordable housing.

Published 23 July 2018

Comhairle signs affordable housing agreement with Hebridean Housing Partnership

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, in partnership with Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP), has approved its Affordable Housing Programme for 2018/19.

Published 17 July 2018

Western Isles appoints dedicated officer to tackle empty homes

Councillors on the Western Isles have backed in principal the introduction of a dedicated officer to help bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.

Published 26 April 2018

Proposals for £20m care home and housing development unveiled for Stornoway

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) and Western Isles Council are preparing plans for a £20 million project to build a care home and 50 homes, according to reports.

Published 6 March 2018

Developer selected to deliver 10 new homes for Hebridean Housing Partnership

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has awarded the contract for the development of 10 new homes for affordable rent in Leurbost to Calmax Construction.

Published 13 December 2017

Housing options highlighted in the Outer Hebrides

Four housing organisations which operate in the Outer Hebrides are supporting Scottish Housing Day today to raise awareness of the local housing options available.

Published 21 September 2017

Significant investment brings increase in affordable housing for Western Isles

Housing and local government minister, Kevin Stewart, visited the Western Isles yesterday to open the third phase of an affordable housing development by Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) on Lewis.

Published 11 July 2017

New homes on Isle of Lewis opened by Hebridean Housing Partnership

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) officially opened the latest phase of its ongoing new build development programme Cearnag na Sgoile in Barvas, Isle of Lewis last week following the handover by Calmax Construction.

Published 15 March 2017