Handover marks completion of 92-home Highlands development

The completion of a 92-home mixed tenure residential development in Balgate, Kiltarlity, has been marked with the final handover of seven new homes to the Highland Council.

Published 30 July 2019

National Housing Trust scheme criticised for ‘reviving Right to Buy’

The Scottish Government has been accused of “reviving the Right to Buy” policy after it was revealed that homes delivered through its National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme can be sold off and removed from public ownership.

Published 16 February 2018

Eildon to acquire Borders homes to keep them available for affordable rent

A total of 41 homes in Galashiels and Innerleithen are to be sold to Eildon Housing to ensure they remain available for affordable rent.

Published 20 December 2017

Edinburgh set for almost 150 new homes through National Housing Trust initiative

Hart Builders is planning to construct 146 new homes in Edinburgh after securing a £6.9 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 26 January 2017

Affordable housing approvals ‘show continued commitment to delivering more homes’

New statistics revealing the number of affordable home approvals in Scotland show good early progress towards delivering the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes over the next five years, according to housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 13 September 2016

Hundreds of affordable homes set for derelict Edinburgh site

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has marked the start of work on a new affordable housing development in Edinburgh today.

Published 13 September 2016

Dundee’s first National Housing Trust development up for top housing award

A Broughty Ferry development containing the first homes to be delivered in the Dundee area under the Scottish Government’s National Housing Trust (NHT) initiative has made it through to the final stages of the prestigious Scottish Home Awards.

Published 10 May 2016

Government unveils £50m package to boost housebuilding

A new £50 million infrastructure fund which aims to speed up the construction of thousands of new affordable and private homes has been unveiled by the Scottish Government.

Published 29 February 2016

NHT to deliver almost 900 homes for Edinburgh

Almost 900 Edinburgh affordable homes for rent are to be delivered by the National Housing Trust initiative (NHT), social justice secretary Alex Neil revealed today.

Published 14 January 2016

Housing minister opens affordable homes in Peebles

Minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess MSP visited this week Peebles to officially open new affordable homes delivered through the National Housing Trust initiative.

Published 8 January 2016

New firm pledges £100m housing investment

A new company has been launched which promises to inject around £100 million in the social housing and mid-market rental sector over the next four years.

Published 14 December 2015

New affordable Inverness flats handed over to tenants

The Highland Housing Alliance has completed a development of new affordable flats in Inverness and handed over the keys to the tenants.

Published 11 December 2015

Edinburgh unveils plans for 8,000 homes to tackle low-cost housing shortfall

The City of Edinburgh Council has set out plans to build 8,000 homes in an attempt to address the shortage of affordable housing and tackle the impact of soaring housing costs in the private sector.

Published 6 November 2015

New investment model launched to deliver 1,000 affordable homes

A new investment vehicle has been launched that will provide up to 1,000 affordable homes for rent across Scotland.

Published 13 October 2015

National Housing Trust initiative reaches 1,000 homes milestone

More than 1,000 affordable homes for rent with a total value of £146 million have now been delivered through the National Housing Trust initiative (NHT) over the last four years.

Published 16 September 2015