Commitment 1

DELIVER A HOME FOR EVERYONE IN SCOTLAND

How

Build at least 12,000 affordable rented homes each year for the lifetime of the parliament, with most of these being socially rented homes

Raise the quality of Scotland’s housing stock with a new Common Quality Standard for all homes

Bring more empty homes back into use by introducing appropriate financial incentives to encourage empty homes work as well as a Compulsory Sale Order power for empty buildings

Why
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Research shows the need for
12,000
affordable homes to be built each year to tackle the homes crisis

Households

150,000
households are currently waiting for a home across Scotland

Homes

There are
27,000
long term empty homes in Scotland