'Healthy Homes' report

Healthy Homes for Skye, Raasay and Lochalsh: report now available              -  from Skye Climate Action     

We are pleased to announce that the Healthy Homes report is now available to download.  You can download the full report here, and the 2-page summary here, or visit the Healthy Homes website www.healthyhomessl.co.uk 

The Healthy Homes report provides the first community-led, all-tenure, detailed housing condition and energy efficiency information specific to Skye, Raasay & Lochalsh. It reveals that housing conditions here are notably worse than in The Highland Council area and Scotland as a whole. Some examples:

Only 12% of our homes are always warm enough in winter (81% in Scotland) 37% of our homes have mould (7% in The Highland Council area)52% of our householders said poor insulation made their home hard to heat (10% in Scotland).Householders said the main barriers to getting repairs and upgrades done on their homes are: it is too expensive (60%), grants aren't available (29%) and builders aren't available (28%).

Join us to discuss these issues and what can be done at :

Healthy Homes for Skye, Raasay & Lochalsh 
Online Conference

in partnership with Carbon Neutral Islands Raasay

Friday 9 February 2024  9.30  - 4.00     online

The conference will share the findings from the Healthy Homes survey, with residents, community groups, home energy and retrofit agencies, and policy makers to help work out the next steps.
There is a diverse and interesting line-up of speakers. You can see the initial programme and reserve your place here.

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