The survey is being sent to 20,000 island residents, including Na h-Eileanan Siar, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and islands situated within the local authorities of Argyll and Bute, Highland and North Ayrshire.
Affordable Housing Key For Sustainable Communities
The challenge facing most of Scotland’s rural and island communities is one of depopulation as people move into urban settings.
‘Homes are a national asset’
The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings
A Just Transition for Scotland’s Housing
How do we combine meeting our climate targets with improving energy affordability and lowering fuel poverty?
Shortlist for SURF 2020 Awards
“The care and compassion shown by these communities is inspiring and will help us to emerge from the COVID -19 pandemic stronger and even more together.”
Proposed Licensing of Short Term Lets
In May 2019 there were 22,100 Airbnb properties listed in Scotland but it is known that there are many more short term lets taking place.
Partial Resumption of OIC Housing Services
From Monday 29 June, non-emergency repairs and improvement work will begin again, with a range of safety measures put in place.
Stromness Former Care Home To Be Sold
The Stromness Place Plan – What’s Next for Stromness, wished to see the St Peter’s House building repurposed as student accommodation and/or low cost housing.
Housing Development Gets Go Ahead in Greenfield, St Andrews
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
Every Action Counts: World Refugee Day
“Nearly 80 million women, children and men around the world have been forced from their homes as refugees or internally displaced people.”