Highland Council



Over £15m of capital investment to improve Highland housing stock

The Highland Council has agreed a one-year capital investment plan of £15.667 million to be spent improving its existing housing stock.

Published 14 August 2020

Highland Council progresses Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan

Members of The Highland Council’s housing and property committee have had the chance to discuss the progress made to implement a Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness.

Published 14 August 2020

CHAP Group secures raft of new social housing contracts

CHAP Group has been appointed to carry out several major projects after securing contracts worth in excess of £11.5 million.

Published 14 August 2020

Work to start on largest affordable housing development in Highlands since 1980s

Construction works on the largest affordable housing development in the Highlands since the 1980s is due to begin in Fort William.

Published 29 July 2020

Highland Council restarts capital works in homes

Capital investment works for the Highland Council's current housing stock will be re-starting shortly, the chair of the local authority's housing and property committee has confirmed.

Published 21 July 2020

Highland Council's affordable housing work restarts

Work on affordable housing developments across the Highlands has restarted. 

Published 17 July 2020

140 homes approved for Highland village

The Highland Council has approved plans to build 140 homes in Evanton in Ross-shire.

Published 1 July 2020

140 homes approved for Highland village

The Highland Council has approved plans to build 140 homes in Evanton in Ross-shire.

Published 1 July 2020

Highland Council energy efficiency work to start

Following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites across Scotland, The Highland Council has announced works will be restarting work on the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme across the highlands.

Published 1 July 2020

Highland Housing Alliance to help write new chapter for derelict Wick buildings

Two prominent derelict buildings in Wick High Street are to be demolished following decades lying empty thanks to assistance from Highland Housing Alliance (HHA).

Published 30 June 2020

Highland Council sets out priorities for recovery in new action plan

The Highland Council has approved a Recovery Action Plan with 11 key priority areas including economic and financial recovery, digital transformation and the reopening of schools. The coronavirus pan

Published 26 June 2020

Highland Council reaches out to accommodation providers to help tackle COVID-19 homelessness

The Highland Council is inviting private landlords and providers of short-term lets, including Airbnb hosts, who may be interested in leasing their property to the council to get in touch in an effort to tackle homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Housing staff are interested in speaking to landlords and owners who have a self-contained property, without

Published 23 June 2020

CityFibre moves forward with digital transformation of Inverness

Inverness is celebrating a major milestone in its digital transformation with work now well underway to build a future-proof full fibre network to reach almost every home and business in the city thanks to CityFibre.

Published 23 June 2020

Highland Council welcomes resumption of house building programme

Works will be restarting on council house build projects throughout the Highlands following Scottish Government guidance on returning to construction sites in Scotland, the local authority has confirmed.

Published 15 June 2020

Learning lessons in homeless prevention

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