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We’re keen to make ourselves as accessible as possible so that as many communities, individuals and organisations can approach us with any comments, questions, queries and proposals relating to affordable housing. However you want to contact us, just click on the relevant link below! Social Media: RHS Facebook | RHS Twitter | OIH Facebook |Read More

What do Lochaber, Argyll and Arran have in Common?

Answer: From the 1st of April 2018 they will all have a Rural Housing Scotland Development Officer they can call on for advice and assistance should they consider investigating affordable housing in their communities. Through the Our Island Home project, RHS has been working with various island communities in Argyll and Highlands and we areRead More

A Wee Bit of Site TLC

Afternoon All, Whilst I’m not under 3ft of snow like in other areas, it is still pretty darned cold so what better way to warm the cockles than getting stuck into this website administering show! Having never tried this before, it’s very much a case of learn as you go and so there *might* beRead More

Building Rural Futures – RHS Conference 2018

23rd February was the date for our annual conference. The theme this year was Building Rural Futures. As per usual, the conference was held in Birnam (with the pre-conference evening reception being held at Dunkeld House Hotel). We were delighted to welcome around 100 delegates and speakers to discuss various subjects ranging from Island ProofingRead More

Rural Housing Fund Seminars

We have been organising seminars on the Rural Housing Fund. At the seminars, the Scottish Government provide information about it e.g. who is eligible to apply, how to apply, how much grant is available…. and Rural Housing Scotland give details on how communities in other parts of Scotland have delivered and developed their own projects.Read More

Scottish Rural Parliament – see you there!?

Rural Housing Scotland and Our Island Home are very much looking forward to meeting lots of new people and catching up with old faces at the Scottish Rural Parliament in Brechin next week. We’re going to have a stall at the marketplace so please pop by and say hello 🙂 We will have lots ofRead More

Ulva Ferry Housing News

The two 3 x bedroom PassivHaus standard affordable rental homes have been under construction at Ulva Ferry since early August 2016. This is exciting news, especially for the local community, volunteers and staff that have been working towards this goal. There is also an affordable plot for sale in the Ulva Ferry area. If youRead More

NEWS | Rural Housing Scotland | Our island Home

January News and Views (click to download) Our Island Home We are absolutely delighted that the Prince’s Countryside Fund are to support the project again, for another 3 year period. This means that our project officer can continue to deliver housing projects across the Hebrides. The project will concentrate on finding affordable housing options for youngRead More