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Nominations open for the 10th Scottish Empty Homes Awards

Nominate your colleagues and project partners now for the 10th Scottish Empty Homes Awards! Over the past 10 years, the awards have showcased 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 a new category to celebrate the work…


10th Scottish Empty Homes Conference to go digital in Feb 2021

The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership has announced that the 10th Scottish Empty Homes Conference will be held on an online digital platform from 1 – 3 February 2021. With the theme Providing Homes, Helping Recovery, this year’s conference will reflect on the work of the past decade and look at current challenges in Scotland. Shaheena…


Getting beneath the empty homes data – Scottish Borders Council

Getting Beneath the Empty Homes Data Scottish Borders Council A new report by Scottish Empty Homes Partnership drawing on data available on empty homes on the Scottish Government and National Records of Scotland websites alongside data on population and dwellings on the two sites in relation to Scottish Borders Council (SBC). The report is part…

Providing homes, helping recovery

Providing Homes, Helping Recovery

The need for councils to provide empty homes services is vital not just to tackle the number of homes becoming, and remaining, long term empty as a result of the pandemic, but also to assist local authorities in revitalising local economies and delivering their wider post-Covid recovery plans. Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has noted that…