Rural Housing Scotland has previously worked on Gigha. We helped identify housing need and the options available before the community completed their buyout.

In December 2017 Our Island Home visited the island to discuss potential housing projects with the Gigha Heritage Trust.

OIH were asked to reassess the island’s housing need with a particular focus on the potential for residents that might benefit from some form of assisted living.

Further meetings are scheduled in the first half of 2018 to discuss Gigha’s current housing provision, possibilities for further development and how housing could potentially avoid elderly residents moving off-island.

Updates will be provided as this project progresses.