Loans of up to £175,000 to help self builders are open for application today, November 21st from the Communities Housing Trust.
“. Given that demand for housing in our islands far outstrips supply, the need to find a solution could scarcely be more urgent.” Liam McArthur MSP
“As many will know, housing is an issue that I am deeply passionate about, and this rent freeze comes at a time where it will ultimately save lives.”
“The small accommodation sector is a key contributor to the economy and our high-quality and varied offering is one of the things that makes Scotland such a special destination.” Malcolm Roughhead, CEO VisitScotland
“As MSPs returned to Holyrood this week I was pleased to welcome Tuesday’s Programme for Government.”
The housing crisis hitting the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is affecting countless numbers of people. Some of those are our military veterans.
” It is directly because of the feedback from islanders that we are changing our approach.” Mairi Gougeon Rural Affairs and Islands Secretary, in the Scottish Government
“For far too long, too many homes have been lost in our city to the holiday market. ” Leader of Edinburgh Council Cammy Day
Salmon farmers are calling for £10million-a-year in licence fees to be reinvested in affordable housing to tackle the growing property crisis in rural and island communities in Scotland.
Orkney Islands Council has launched a consultation on its proposed licensing scheme for short term lets.