Communities Scotland is the national housing agency for Scotland, funding housing development through a variety of grants. Such grants cover Housing Associations, Private Developers, Rural Empty Properties and individual house purchase schemes.
Angus Community Care Charitable Trust (ACCCT) was formed in May 1998 with support from Angus Council, NHS Tayside and Communities Scotland. The aim of ACCCT is to develop accommodation, community health and social care services in Angus to meet identified needs for care in the community. A number of projects are being developed including very sheltered housing for older people and housing for people with mental health problems and for those with learning difficulties.
There are a number of housing associations operating in Angus, providing housing opportunities for both general and special needs. Find out more in our listings.
- A1 Housing Exchange - a UK-wide Council and Housing Association homeswap service.
- Angus Housing Association currently owns and manages over 900 houses for rent and shared ownership throughout Angus. The association provides accommodation for people with genuine housing need.
- Ark Housing Association Ltd provides services and associated services for tenants with learning difficulties as well as mainstream housing for tenants with general needs.
- Bield Housing Association Ltd own and manage over 100 properties within Angus with housing currently available in Kirriemuir, Montrose, Brechin and Monifieth. Bield provides housing, care and community services to an estimated 15,000 older people in Scotland and aims to enable older people to live independent and fulfilling lives.
- Cairn Housing Association Ltd has 36 cottages and flats providing general needs accommodation in Arbroath and sheltered/ barrier free standard housing in Carnoustie.
- Edradour Housing Association, c/o Blackadders, 30 & 34 Reform Street, Dundee, DD1 1RS.
- Hillcrest Housing Association Ltd provides general and mainsteam housing with around 1000 houses and flats in Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth and Montrose. Most properties are rented, but some are shared ownership.
- Margaret Blackwood Housing Association Ltd currently owns and manages 51 cottages and flats within Angus, located in Arbroath, Forfar, Kirriemuir and Montrose. These properties are for people with general needs, physical disabilities and for those requiring amenity housing.
- Methodist Homes Housing Association Ltd has one scheme in Angus: 15 sheltered units for 10 couples and 5 single people within Gowan Park, Arbroath. To qualify for housing individuals must be retired and be able to look after themselves in their own home. Telephone: 01332 296200.
- Ownership Options in Scotland can provide information on home ownership, owner occupation, including support and advice for those with special needs. Telephone: 0131 6613400.
- Caledonia Housing Association - Caledonia Housing Association formed in 2011 following the merger of Servite Housing Association and Perthshire Housing Associations. Building on the achievements and strong reputations of Servite and Perthshire, Caledonia is working to position itself as the major new force in housing in North East Scotland. They provide high quality housing that is both affordable and sustainable, and a variety of specialist and person centered services. They operate throughout Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and Fife, and in the Highland Council area with around 4,000 properties in their ownership and management, they provide homes for rent and also low cost home ownership opportunities.
- Tenants First Housing Co-operative owns and manages 50 general needs properties in Arbroath. Trust Housing Association Ltd provides housing principally for older people, in the form of amenity, sheltered, very sheltered and care housing.