Lochaber Housing Association

Highland Council launches mutual exchange policy consultation

Housing partners throughout the Highlands are asking tenants to have their say on proposed changes to the mutual exchange policy.

Published 8 September 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

Langstane Housing Association joins ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’

Langstane Housing Association is now part of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) ‘Social Housing Digital Champions Network’.

Published 10 December 2019

Highland Council holds public event in Inverness for Scottish Housing Day

To celebrate Scottish Housing Day, Highland Council is due to hold a public event in Inverness called Highland Housing Extravaganza.

Published 17 September 2019

Highlands housing developments the focus for ministerial visit

Minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart MSP spent two days in the Highlands this week to see work underway on the ground to build affordable new homes.

Published 25 July 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

Highland Universal Credit claimants urged to act ahead of annual rent increase

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

Plans lodged for eight new homes on Isle of Rum

The Isle of Rum Community Trust (IRCT) has lodged a planning application for eight new houses on the island, to be managed by Lochaber Housing Association.

Published 19 February 2019

Albyn’s money saving workshops save Highlanders over £16,000

A programme focusing on money saving solutions rolled out across the Highlands has helped local residents save over £16,000 in just nine months.

Published 16 March 2018

Allia passes £250m milestone of bonds to support charities and deliver social impact

More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by independent not-for-profit Allia to help tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, social exclusion and affordable housing – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone.

Published 30 January 2018

Government grants £1.2m towards 200 new affordable homes in Fort William

Plans to build at least 200 new affordable homes in Fort William are to progress following the award of a £1.2 million grant from the Scottish Government to Lochaber Housing Association.

Published 27 July 2017

Lochaber communities to benefit from twenty new affordable homes

A collaboration between Lochaber Housing Association (LHA) and The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT) has delivered twenty new affordable homes across four Lochaber communities.

Published 20 January 2017

Concerns that thousands of private landlords are unaware of laws

Shelter Scotland has raised concerns that thousands of private landlords may be operating without full knowledge of their legal responsibilities.

Published 11 January 2017

Charitable bond used to fund 50 affordable homes for Fort William

Lochaber Housing Association is to build 50 affordable homes in the Fort William area thanks to the first allocation of this year’s charitable bond funding from social investment charity Allia.

Published 22 August 2016

Work begins on new Fort William homes for rent

Work has begun on a project to turn a former medical centre in Fort William into accommodation for rent.

Published 19 July 2016