Drive to turn city's empty properties into affordable housing

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities

Empty property owners in Edinburgh are being encouraged to bring their homes back into use as affordable housing. The Edinburgh Empty Homes Task Force, which was set up last year to tackle the city's vacant properties, is providing loans to help owners meet the costs of refurbishing their homes. The initiative, which is being delivered by Link2Let (a trading name of Link Housing Association) has received £750,000 from the Scottish government’s Empty Homes Loan Fund. Once renovations are complet...

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