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evaluation of Scottish Homes" Rural Empty Homes Initiative

Mairi Henderson

evaluation of Scottish Homes" Rural Empty Homes Initiative

by Mairi Henderson

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Published by Scottish Homes, Research and Innovation Services in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural Empty Homes Initiative.,
  • Housing, Rural -- Scotland.,
  • Housing management -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMairi Henderson, Mark Shucksmith and Claire Macdonald.
    SeriesInnovation study -- no. 2, Innovation study (Scottish Homes (Agency)) -- no. 2.
    ContributionsShucksmith, Mark., Macdonald, Claire., Scottish Homes (Organisation). Research and Innovation Services.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15211963M
    ISBN 101874170371

      The number of long-term empty homes in Scotland has risen % in a year, new figures suggest. National Records of Scotland statistics s homes were empty for six months or more in Community Learning Exchange to Spittalfield. In February we hosted a Community Learning Exchange to Spittalfield, supported by Scottish Community Alliance, so that communities from across Scotland could learn more about the more about their collaborative self build project.. Representatives from Colonsay, The Borders, The Highlands, Orkney, Blairgowrie, Canna, .

    The Empty Homes Agency regularly produces reports on the numbers and types of empty homes across England, based on Council Tax data, and complementing the official DCLG statistics. Cobweb were commissioned by the agency to support the development and production of the most up to date dataset. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP), set up by the Scottish Government to bring empty private homes back into use, said the rate of vacant properties becoming homes is .

    “Rural Scotland needs a fair share of Scottish Government investment in affordable housing to ensure that young people are able to make their homes in rural areas. This will enable business to grow, to sustain rural communities and help to secure local services such as schools.”. A shortage of affordable homes in rural Scotland is being highlighted by Scottish Rural Action at the Rural Housing Scotland Conference today (Friday 22nd February) in Birnam. Four short case-study films will be screened that explain the impact of the lack of affordable homes in rural .


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Evaluation of Scottish Homes" Rural Empty Homes Initiative by Mairi Henderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Scottish Empty Homes Partnership Helping communities in Scotland tackle the issues of empty privately-owned properties and bring them back to use – because when tackling the housing emergency, every home matters.

Owner I own an empty property and have a question or would like to know my options Neighbour I am a concerned neighbour or. Shared Service Empty Homes Officers. Following the success of the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, we have provided funding support for a number of empty homes officers, who work strategically across specific council areas to tackle problematic empty homes.

Shelter Scotland has a list of contact details for Empty Homes Officers across Scotland. An evaluation of Scottish Homes Rural Empty Homes Initiative By M.

Evaluation of Scottish Homes Rural Empty Homes Initiative book, M. Shucksmith, C Macdonald and Edinburgh (United Kingdom) Scottish Homes Abstract. More empty homes in the countryside in Scotland could be returned to use if greater policy flexibility was available to recognise the unique circumstances of rural areas, it is claimed.

A one size fits all approach for urban and rural areas does not work, according to evidence from Scottish Land and Estates given to the Scottish Parliament’s.

Scottish Empty Homes Partnership 5 Other examples of prioritisation matrices can be viewed as part of the Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network library1 – or by contacting the Empty Homes Coordinator at Shelter Scotland.

Actions to consider: nn develop a process for prioritising empty homes work in line with your LHS. NBS Chorus Features and pricing Book a demonstration Sign in to NBS Chorus Other tools National BIM Library Uniclass Construction Information Service Home / Publication Index / Scottish Executive / Evaluation of the empty homes initiative Analyses the impact the Empty Homes Initiative (EHI) has had on meeting housing need in.

53 Most empty housing is in the private sector and we are funding an empty homes co-ordinator, managed by Shelter Scotland, to run the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership.

This aims to help build capacity within local authorities, in their strategic housing role, to bring private sector empty homes back into use. A previously empty home in North Lanarkshire. Housing minister Kevin Stewart will today reaffirm the Scottish Government’s commitment to double the money available for work that helps bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.

Set to be confirmed at today’s Scottish Empty Homes Conference in Glasgow, the increased funding is in recognition of the highly successful empty. Empty Homes Partnership Sincethe Scottish Government has funded the Empty Homes Partnership, based within Shelter Scotland.

The aim of the partnership is to encourage private sector empty properties back into use. It does this in a number of ways: offering advice to individual owners; supporting a network of empty homes practitioners in.

Shaheena Din, National Manager, Scottish Empty Homes Partnership; Derek Logie, Chief Executive, Rural Housing Scotland. Papers for meeting on 15 May (KB pdf) Official Report of meeting on 15 May Following the meeting on 15 Maythe Scottish Empty Homes Partnership agreed to provide the following additional written evidence.

• Participate in the Scottish Government/ Shelter initiative on empty homes • Develop an Empty Homes Plan. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership provides support for councils to £2 million of the fund was targeted at renovating empty homes in rural areas.

The aim of the fund is to support a range of projects to renovate empty homes. Final Evaluation of the Rough Sleepers Initiative report. The Impact of Second and Holiday Homes in Rural Scotland Bevan, M. & Rhodes, D. J.,Edinburgh: Communities Scotland.

Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report. The impact of empty, second and holiday homes on the sustainability of rural communities: a systematic. Datasets on long-term empty properties in Scotland must be aligned; The report’s recommendations.

Empty Homes Officers. All local authorities and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) work with the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership with a view to enhancing the empty homes services in their area. The Committee believes all. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has already started work, but is being announced during Empty Homes week.

Funded by the Scottish Government and co-ordinated by housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland, it aims to give councils advice on how to tackle the issue.

As part of the two-year project a new website went live on Monday. An up to date list of participating merchants and services is available at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership. Scottish Governments Rural Housing Fund. The primary aim of the Scottish Government Rural Housing Fund is to increase the long term availability of residential housing of all tenures in Scotland.

This means, for example providing. A report on the Local Government and Communities Committee's inquiry into empty homes in Scotland. A report on the Local Government and Communities Committee's inquiry into empty homes in Scotland. Recent Reports Aithisgean Published by The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.

Remote and rural areas have the highest percentage of vacant homes, with around % of properties in the Western Isles long-term empty, compared to % across Scotland. Scottish Field - Scotland's Quality Lifestyle Magazine. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, which is run by Shelter Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government, operates the free national helpline.

It estimates that long-term private empty homes across Scotland are worth a combined total of £ billion. It is estimated that the cost of refurbishing an empty home ranges from £6, - £25,   This year, the Scottish Empty Homes Conference is to be held in The Lighthouse in Glasgow, a beautiful repurposed building, which feels so befitting to the cause of derelict buildings being brought back into use.

It is Scotland’s centre for design and architecture, situated in the heart of the city. Affordable rural housing will help reverse the decline in our rural communities.

There is a joint briefing from: Shelter Scotland Scotland’s Town Partnership Rural Housing Scotland Scottish Empty Homes Partnership Community Land Scotland to amend the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill to give local Authority OR a community body the power to use a.tenants.

Schemes such as the Empty Homes Initiative (EHI) and Lead Tenancy Scheme (LTS)5 have attempted to address this problem. In the evaluation of the EHI, 11 of the 4 Evaluation of the Empty Homes Initiative Scottish Executive Central Research Unit p 5 The LTS was set up in Under the Scheme, a landlord can voluntarily let.the scourge of empty homes.

Scottish Government Empty Homes Loan Fund West Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire have recently submitted a joint bid to the Scottish Government for £, from the £4m empty homes loan fund. Each council would therefore have £, to help to provide loans to homeowners who.