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Affordable Housing Need in Scotland Post-2021

By: Shelter Scotland  Published: June 2020


Scotland needs another transformative affordable housing programme.Now, more than ever, Scotland needs this new programme to help rebuild our economy, create jobs and reinvigorate our communities. A home for everyone has never been more important.

Summary

  • Scotland can start reducing housing need, tackle child poverty and kick-start the economic recovery by delivering 53,000 affordable homes over the next Parliament (2021-2026).
  • We are calling on all political parties to commit to a capital investment programme of £3.4 billion over 5 years, ensuring that social housing is at the heart of its social justice and child poverty programmes and Scotland’s recovery from Coronavirus.
  • Now, more than ever, Scotland needs this new programme to help rebuild our economy, create jobs and reinvigorate our communities.