Orkney Islands Council has launched a consultation process to find out more about the islands Housing Requirements.
In 2020 Orkney had the third highest level of vacant dwellings within Scotland with an estimated 5.6% of the housing stock lying empty.
“Fire sprinklers have been proven time and time again to be effective in the fight against fire and I know that this move will save lives.”
Over the last ten years, on a per person basis, Scotland has delivered more affordable homes than other UK countries
” I am delighted that the Scottish Government have seen the sense in these proposals and have decided to take them on.”