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West Highland Housing Association
Crannog Lane
Oban
PA34 4HB
T: 01631 566451 or 0845 3402058
F: 01631 565711
Email: mail@westhighlandha.co.uk

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Regeneration Programme

The Association has set up an investment programme to cater for its legal responsibilities under the Scottish Housing Quality Standard requirements.

Registered social landlords will have until 2015 to meet the standard as laid out by the Scottish Government.

In broad terms, to meet the SHQS, a house must be:

  • above the tolerable standard which is the absolute minimum standard that a house must meet,
  • free from serious disrepair such as major roof, dampness or structural problems,
  • energy efficient so it must have effective insulation and central heating,
  • provided with kitchen and bathroom fittings that are in a good and safe condition,
  • safe and secure, for example it must have a smoke detector, secure doors and safe electrical and gas systems.

The Associationís Regeneration Programme has prioritised the properties with the greatest amount of work needed to meet the standards set by the Scottish Government.

The work required to be carried out on the remaining properties will be programmed this year.

SHQS PROGRAMME

 

2014

Project for 2015

Total self-contained stock at the end of the reporting year

743

743

Self-contained stock exempt from SHQS

6

0

Self-Contained stock failing SHQS for one criterion

43

0

Self-contained stock failing SHQS for two or more criteria

5

0

Total self-contained stock failing SHQS

48

0

Stock meeting the SHQS

689

743

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