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Rural Housing Guide

Rural Housing Guide

This guide is designed to help communities to take action on local housing issues. It contains information on the key elements required to develop a community housing project and highlights successful developments by communities across Scotland. The guide is a joint initiative of DTAS and the Rural Housing Service.

Click the links to go to the relevant page.

Introduction - so you want to build houses?

What is Affordable Housing - overview

Case Studies - list of all the Rural Housing Guide case studies

Getting Started - checklist and first steps

Assessing Housing Need - introduction and checklist

Developing Affordable Rural Housing - introduction

Finance - overview

Managing Housing - introduction to being a landlord

Support - how to get help

This guide is a joint initiative by the Rural Housing Service and DTA Scotland: