Mid-market rent

Scotland’s Housing Network launches mid-market rent best practice guide

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has worked with Kingdom Housing Association graduate trainee Eilidh MacDonald, key sector partners and SHN members to develop a best practice guide for the mid-market rent sector.

Published 21 September 2021

GHA lines up Milton site for new mid-market rent homes

GHA is behind newly submitted plans to create 48 homes for mid-market rent at Milton in north Glasgow.

Published 7 July 2021

Edinburgh mid-market rent initiative reaches first 250 tenants

More than 250 families have moved into quality affordable homes thanks to an initiative developed by the City of Edinburgh Council's mid-market rent partnership and Scottish Futures Trust.

Published 16 June 2021

Kingdom Housing Association begins £3.1m mid-market rent development in Leven

A total of 24 energy-efficient new homes are to be built on a vacant site previously occupied by a gym and social work offices in Leven.

Published 4 June 2021

HHA to offer ten new homes for mid-market rent in Achintore

A new housing development near Fort William will include 10 homes for mid-market rent, provided by not-for-profit development company Highland Housing Alliance (HHA).

Published 12 February 2021

Kingdom begins £10m development at Kingdom Park in Kirkcaldy

Kingdom Housing Association has started work on 76 new affordable homes for social rent and mid market rent at Kingdom Park in Kirkcaldy.

Published 1 February 2021

East Lothian Council approves purchase of home for mid-market rent

East Lothian Council cabinet members have approved a decision for the council to buy a discounted home and change the tenure to mid-market rent to ensure the unit remained affordable.

Published 21 January 2021

LAR gets green light for Edinburgh church conversion

LAR Housing Trust has been granted planning permission for what it describes as its most ambitious project to date.

Published 18 December 2020

Funding boost for 250-flat project at Glasgow Meatmarket

A £42.6 million project to transform a former meat market into 252 flats for mid-market rent has received grant approval via Glasgow City Council’s affordable housing supply programme.

Published 1 December 2020

Lowther delivers 'landmark' development for Govanhill

A new £6.5 million development of affordable homes has been delivered in Govanhill.

Published 25 November 2020

Hart Builders to deliver affordable homes on former Edinburgh school site

Edinburgh-based developer Hopefield Partnerships has appointed Hart Builders to deliver a multi-million-pound new housing development at a former primary school in the capital.

Published 8 July 2020

Swan Group gains consent for 100 new affordable homes in Glasgow

Councillors have approved plans by Swan Group for 100 new affordable homes in Royston, in the north of Glasgow.

Published 18 December 2019

New affordable homes come to the Water of Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association and its subsidiary Persevere Developments Ltd are celebrating the official opening of 15 new homes for mid-market rent and nine new homes for social rent at West Bowling Green Street in Leith.

Published 2 December 2019

Home Group gets green light for Dennistoun mid-market rent apartments

Home Group has been granted planning permission to transform a former Glasgow nursing home site into 36 flats.

Published 4 November 2019

Nick Pollard: Mid-Market Rent legislation in Scotland, a costly historical anachronism?

Kingdom Housing Association’s Nick Pollard discusses whether the law regarding Mid-Market Renting in Scotland is outdated, counter-productive and detrimental to the affordable housing sector and its tenants and participants.

Published 8 October 2019