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Information about National Housing Trust initiative: FOI release

Published: 21 Nov 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02523
Date received: 23 October 2017
Date responded: 20 November 2017

Information requested

More information about the National Housing Trust initiative, specifically:

1. When where the first homes built using the NHT funding model completed?

Please provide an annual break down of completions, since this date. Please breakdown these annual figures by tenure, and local authority area.

2. Have any sales of NHT funded dwellings taken place to date? If so, please confirm the name of the developer and the location where sales have taken place?

3. What is the total value of Scottish Government loan guarantees that are linked to this scheme?

4. Please confirm how many new dwellings are currently in the NHT development pipeline.

Response

The answers to your questions are:

1. When where the first homes built using the NHT funding model completed?

January 2012

Please provide an annual break down of completions, since this date. Please breakdown these annual figures by tenure, and local authority area.

See Annex A.

2. Have any sales of NHT funded dwellings taken place to date?

Yes.

If so, please confirm the name of the developer and the location where sales have taken place?

Stewart Milne – Aberdeen City

3. What is the total value of Scottish Government loan guarantees that are linked to this scheme?

The total value of Scottish Government loan guarantees, based on 1,277 units, is £158,910,000 (correct as at 1 November 2017).

There have been no calls on the guarantee to date, and, given the strong performance of the initiative to date, no calls on the guarantee are expected.

4. Please confirm how many new dwellings are currently in the NHT development pipeline.

1,680 units have been approved, 403 units are still to be completed.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
21 Nov 2017
Information about National Housing Trust initiative: FOI release