Guidance on preparing Strategic Housing Investment Plans in Scotland

The affordable housing guidance from the Scottish Government for local authorities and housing associations preparing a 5 year Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP).

It details the process for planning the delivery of the majority of grant-funded homes through the Affordable Housing Supply Programme (AHSP) and outlines the procedures to be followed by grant applicants and grant providers when delivering grant-subsidised homes for social rent, mid-market rent and new supply shared equity through the Programme

There is no specific mention of housing for older people in the SHIP guidance (see the accompanying AHSP for details) but there is specific reference to developing wheelchair accessible housing and having regard to the Equalities and Human Rights Act.