The leadership of Highland Council has arranged a series of key meetings with budget holders this week to set out the need for "tight budget controls" to continue throughout the year.
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
Work to create new council homes and a thriving community area in the grounds of the former Inverness Royal Academy and later Midmills College Campus site in the city has been completed.
Published 24 April 2019
Seven affordable housing providers across the Highlands are urging tenants claiming Universal Credit to update their claim this April 1 to ensure their entitlement covers their annual rent increase for the year ahead.
Published 26 March 2019
Works are progressing at two developments by Highland Housing Alliance that will deliver more than 80 homes.
Published 21 March 2019
A Highland landlord has been fined £4,000 for operating a house in multiple occupation (HMO) without a licence.
Published 5 March 2019
Highland councillors have approved plans to cut over £37 million from the council budget over the next three years.
Published 15 February 2019
Highland Council has published its proposals for a three-year budget as it faces the challenge of managing a £31.2 million budget gap for 2019-20.
Published 11 February 2019
The Highland Council, in partnership with Under One Roof Scotland, is inviting all private landlords to a special seminar specifically to look at issues surrounding common repairs and building maintenance and how to deal with any problems that may arise.
Published 5 February 2019
Highland Council has agreed to invest in infrastructure improvements for Dingwall that will unlock the development of 150 additional houses in the town.
Published 1 February 2019
A Fort William landlord has been successfully prosecuted for operating a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence.
Published 30 January 2019
The average weekly rent charged by Highland Council to its 13,411 council house tenants is set to increase by 3% for the coming financial year 2019/20.
Published 25 January 2019
Highland Council has unveiled a new approach to budget setting from 2019-22 as it prepares to negotiate a funding shortfall of more than £30 million for next year.
Published 21 January 2019
A reduction in grant funding and additional pressures mean the Highland Council is facing a £31.2 million budget gap for 2019-20, the local authority has warned.
Published 10 January 2019
Artwork designed by pupils from Merkinch Primary School has been incorporated as part of the finishing touches to a £6 million plus project to create new homes in Inverness.
Published 20 December 2018