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£418,000 project to revamp homes for Ukrainian refugees in Helensburgh

Publication: The Lochside Press

Through visa schemes established by both the UK and Scottish governments to support individuals displaced by the war, vacant residences in Helensburgh will provide a new haven for Ukrainian refugees.

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Empty homes in Helensburgh are being brought back into use for Ukrainian refugees.

The 24 properties in Drumfork Court have been empty for ‘a considerable period of time’, according to Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA).

The work is being paid for by £418,200 from the Scottish Government’s Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund.

Social Justice Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville said:

“Our £50m initiative to bring void housing back into use for displaced Ukrainian families is supporting projects across Scotland.

Read the full article on The Lochside Press website.