Scottish Futures Trust



Work to start on new homes at historic Inverness College site

The demolition of all non-listed buildings at the Inverness College site at Midmills in the city centre is to begin next month to make way for more than 80 retirement homes.

Published 21 March 2017

Affordable home developments officially opened in Denholm

Two affordable home developments in Denholm were officially opened last week bringing a total of 16 new homes to the Scottish Borders.

Published 24 October 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

Councils embrace spend-to-save LED street lighting initiative

Scotland’s councils are to invest a further £56 million in energy saving LED street lighting over the next 12 months which will help reduce their energy consumption by over 50 per cent.

Published 17 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

Scottish Futures Trust helps deliver 3,000 affordable homes

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has helped secure the delivery of 3,000 affordable homes for rent, according to new figures.

Published 15 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

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

Sod cutting marks start of work on Borders affordable homes

Work has started on an affordable homes development in the Scottish Borders.

Published 7 August 2015

NHT affordable homes boost for Aberdeenshire

Up to 160 new affordable homes will be provided in the north east as part of a Scottish Government-led initiative unveiled yesterday by social justice secretary Alex Neil.

Published 23 June 2015

Green light for new phase of NHT homes in Edinburgh

The Scottish Government has given the go ahead for 80 new affordable homes in Edinburgh, part of almost 1,000 homes earmarked for sites across the city.

Published 17 June 2015

Aberdeenshire details mid-market rent and key worker development progress

The first houses built for mid-market rent are set to be handed over to Aberdeenshire Council by the end of this month, councillors have been informed.

Published 8 June 2015

Edinburgh housing development sails off with top award

The Sailmaker Apartments in Leith, which were built by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners, have won an esteemed industry award.

Published 22 May 2015