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Finalists announced for the Auction House Scotland 11th Scottish Empty Homes Awards

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has announced the finalists for the Auction House Scotland 11th Scottish Empty Home Awards. The awards celebrate the impactful and transformative work undertaken across Scotland to bring back many of the country’s 43,000 long-term empty homes. One new category is ‘best old wreck’; a tongue-in-cheek name for an award to honour…

Converted empty property, now specialist housing in Niddrie Street, Edinburgh.

Capital developers should look to empty homes to increase housing in city

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) wants private developers to include plans to bring empty homes back to use in their responses to the Prior Information Notice (PIN) issued by City of Edinburgh Council calling for investors, landowners and developers to consider ways to accelerate the council’s ambition to deliver 20,000 affordable homes by 2027.…

Empty Homes by Local Authority 2020-21

Fewer empty homes but more to do as numbers remain above pre-pandemic levels

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) has welcomed a fall in the number of long-term empty properties in Scotland but urged councils to make tackling empty homes a key part of their housing strategy, as numbers remain above pre-pandemic levels. Statistics published today by the Scottish Government showed that the number of long-term empty properties…


Hunt on for the best transformation of an ‘old wreck’ empty home in Scotland

Nominations are now open for the 11th Scottish Empty Homes Awards. The awards showcase the inspiring work of individuals and organisations who have made exemplary contributions to the field of private sector empty homes work in Scotland This year’s awards include ‘Best Before and After’ and ‘Best Old Wreck’; a new award that celebrates the incredible…


In-person tickets for Scottish Empty Homes Conference 2022 go on sale

Early bird tickets for the 11th Scottish Empty Homes Conference, “Empty Spaces to Thriving Places”, which will take place on Tuesday 1 February 2022 have gone on sale. The conference will be a hybrid event, with a limited number of in-person tickets available and remaining attendees taking part digitally. The in-person event will take place…