Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
Published 24 February 2020
The City of Edinburgh Council has boosted its ability to tackle the waste of long-term vacant, privately-owned homes with the appointment of a dedicated empty homes officer.
Published 22 January 2020
Local government officers and others tackling the problem of empty homes across Scotland are meeting at the sell-out Scottish Empty Homes Partnership annual conference in Edinburgh today.
Published 20 November 2019
New data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has revealed that more than 100 formerly empty homes are being brought back into use every month thanks to specialist staff in Scottish local councils.
Published 11 November 2019
Sixteen finalists from Ayrshire to North Ronaldsay in Orkney have been shortlisted in the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards.
Published 25 October 2019
Shelter Scotland is calling for nominations for an awards ceremony to recognise the work of people fighting to bring Scotland's 39,000 privately-owned, long-term empty homes back into use.
Published 29 August 2019
A majority of Scots agree that empty homes lead to a reduction in the amount of available housing and believe private owners of empty homes should be pressured to bring them back into use, according to new opinion polling.
Published 31 July 2019
A record number of privately-owned empty homes in Scotland were brought back into use with help from local councils last year.
Published 12 June 2019
Aberdeen City Council has launched a new empty homes service with support from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP).
Published 20 February 2019
Delegates from across Scotland will hear about the range of successful initiatives and projects bringing new momentum to the challenge of turning long-term private empty properties in to homes again.
Published 26 November 2018
A Stirling Council worker is in the running for two prestigious accolades for her efforts in bringing empty homes back into use.
Published 25 October 2018
By Gavin Leask from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership
Published 13 September 2018
An awards ceremony which recognises the work being done in the battle to bring Scotland’s 37,000 privately-owned long-term empty homes back into use is calling for nominations from across the country.
Published 29 August 2018
The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) is celebrating strong progress over the last 12 months as it helped bring more than 700 homes lying empty for more than six months back into use.
Published 13 July 2018
Thousands more long-term, privately-owned empty homes across Scotland are in the sights of an expanded team which aims to use all its powers to bring them back into use.
Published 25 June 2018