Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
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.
Published 2 June 2020
Seven local authorities from the north of Scotland gathered in Aberdeen last week to discuss plans to tackle homelessness.
Published 7 February 2020
Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has lodged plans to develop 74 new affordable homes on the Isle of Lewis.
Published 30 January 2020
Empty homes renovated under a scheme intended to ease pressure on housing stocks are being rented out to tourists in the Western Isles, according to a new report.
Published 16 January 2020
A major housing seminar looking at innovative ways of increasing housing opportunities in Uist and Barra took place earlier this month in the Dark Island Hotel.
Published 27 November 2019
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.
Published 18 November 2019
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has published the latest update on its ongoing Affordable Housing Programme with ten developments on-site and are due for completion during 2019/20 – 20/21.
Published 15 November 2019
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (CnES) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will help apprentices in the Western Isles access low-cost housing with the creation of a new charter.
Published 31 October 2019
A new affordable housing development on the Isle of Lewis was officially opened last week.
Published 21 October 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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