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SEHP in the news

Coverage National Empty homes to be used to tackle housing shortage (also on pg14 of the print edition) Daily Record Scottish Housing News New partnership to target empty homes for remote essential worker housing


Tax changes for second and empty homes

Scotland is facing a housing emergency. A chronic shortage of housing is leading to increasing numbers of people in temporary accommodation and longer housing waiting lists. Alongside ever increasing house prices and private sector rents, this means that more and more people are struggling to afford to rent or buy in the places they grew…


Welcome fall in empty homes but cost of living crisis threatens progress

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has welcomed a fall in the number of long-term empty properties in Scotland but warned the cost-of-living crisis may make it harder to sell homes or refurbish empty properties in the year ahead.  Statistics published today by the Scottish Government show the number of long-term empty properties fell for…