Mull and Iona Community Trust

Registered Charity Number SC025995

Total raised
£85.00 + £18.75 Gift Aid = £103.75
Fundraising
£0.00
+ £0.00 Gift Aid
Donations
£85.00
+ £18.75 Gift Aid

About Mull and Iona Community Trust

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Current appeals

Ulva Ferry Affordable Housing

<p class="ql-align-justify">Mull and Iona Community Trust is committed to helping those in housing need across our islands. Working with Ulva School Community Association, we have ambitious plans to build four homes at Ulva Ferry, which will be offered for long-term affordable let with secure tenancies and low heating bills.&nbsp;</p><p class="ql-align-justify"><br></p><p class="ql-align-justify"><strong>Housing Need </strong></p><p class="ql-align-justify">There is an evidenced need for affordable rental houses at Ulva Ferry. Like make rural parts of Scotland, the limited availability of good quality rental stock has led to a substantial population decline, increasing the fragility of the community.&nbsp;</p><p class="ql-align-justify"><br></p><p class="ql-align-justify">Provision of just four more houses will ensure there are more pupils in our primary school, more working age adults to boost local employment, and older residents won’t need to move away, making a stronger community overall. </p><p class="ql-align-justify"><br></p><p class="ql-align-justify"><strong>Community Led </strong></p><p class="ql-align-justify">Local residents are at the heart of this project, with the opportunity for all community members to have their say on every aspect from finalising the design of the houses to agreeing the allocation policy. The houses will be owned by MICT, as a private landlord, on behalf of the Ulva Ferry community, and will never be sold into private ownership. </p><p class="ql-align-justify"><br></p><p class="ql-align-justify"><strong>Donations Appeal </strong></p><p class="ql-align-justify">Essential infrastructure and construction costs in very rural, island, locations are exceptionally high: often 25% higher than in more urban settings. Additional costs including transportation, labour and installation of private water supplies have to be factored in. &nbsp;As a community project with limited resources, we would be grateful for any donations to help make our housing project a reality. </p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><strong>We are very grateful for every single donation: thank you!</strong></p><p class="ql-align-center"><br></p><p class="ql-align-center"><strong> For more details about the housing project </strong></p><p class="ql-align-center"><strong> please contact Helen MacDonald on 01680 812 900 or email [email protected]</strong></p><p><br></p>

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