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Question reference: S6W-23569

  • Asked by: Mark Griffin, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: 5 December 2023 Registered interest
  • Current status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 13 December 2023


To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of the £50 million fund announced on 19 December 2020 to bring vacant and derelict land back into use has been used to invest in new affordable housing.


The low carbon Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme (VDLIP) has invested £6,258,299 into projects which include new low carbon affordable housing as part of their project proposal. This is 23% of the total £26.7 million of funding which has been allocated to date.