Shetland Islands Council
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
Seven local authorities from the north of Scotland gathered in Aberdeen last week to discuss plans to tackle homelessness.
Published 7 February 2020
Shetland Islands Council has urged local landlords to make sure they meet their obligations to tenants in their properties following recent changes to the Scottish landlord registration scheme.
Published 9 January 2020
A masterplan drafted by 7N Architects for the creation of sustainable mixed use community on an old high school site in Lerwick has been adopted as Supplementary Planning Guidance by Shetland Islands Council.
Published 2 July 2019
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
Shetland Islands Council has approved a £300,000 loan to BA Builders (Shetland) Ltd to allow the building firm to construct more homes.
Published 26 April 2019
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has welcomed new the recent addition of new members Elderpark Housing Association, Shetland Islands Council and the return of Clackmannanshire Council.
Published 28 March 2019
A local community development group has take over the former Nesting School - the first time property has been obtained from Shetland Islands Council using new asset transfer legislation.
Published 26 October 2018
Shetland Islands Council has called on landowners to propose sites that may be suitable for future development.
Published 8 October 2018
Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council reflect on the improved social outcomes for young Islanders thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
Published 10 May 2018
Shetland Islands Council has announced that Maggie Sandison has been appointed as the local authority’s new chief executive.
Published 1 March 2018
Shetland Islands Council has completed work to convert four family sized homes into new one-bedroom flats in Firth.
Published 11 January 2018
Hjaltland Housing Association’s Housing Support Services have been given a glowing report by the Care Inspectorate.
Published 19 December 2017
A Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) is to be developed on the Isle of Yell.
Published 14 August 2017
Housing minister Kevin Stewart witnessed the expansion of social housing in Shetland during visits to two Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) developments last week.
Published 27 February 2017