Record Scottish Government funding for affordable homes in Midlothian

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From Scottish Housing News today:

‘Midlothian Council has approved a strategic investment plan which identifies locations for 2,202 affordable homes to be built in the region over the next five years. The new homes are being developed by Midlothian Council and local housing associations. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan for 2019/20 – 2023/24 also notes that the Scottish Government is supporting new development by providing a record high in the level of funding for new housing, with £8.1 million of grant funding allocated to housing developments in Midlothian during the current year.’

Other reports on housing:

‘Social housing: One of Scotland’s best kept secrets?’ Tell our Nomedia

92% of Scots happy with their housing!

SNP Government builds affordable/social housing at almost twice the rate of Tories in England

Scotland increasingly ‘streets ahead’ of England on affordable housing delivery

Scottish social housing more accessible and cheaper than in rest of UK

Good news on affordable housing from the Scotsman despite unnecessary quotation marks, a wee ‘despite’ and a ‘but’

Once more, an East Renfrewshire social rent housing project in Scottish Housing News forgets to credit the huge Scottish Government subsidy

Care Inspectorate rate Shetland housing association 100%

Social Housing spending in England collapses under callous Tories while the SNP pushes on



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