Plan for more green homes

More eco-friendly homes could be built as part of a 
£10 million scheme announced by the Scottish Government.

The money is aimed at “affordable” homes that use environmentally friendly methods of off-site construction.

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Walls, floors, pipes, kitchens and roofs can be assembled in a factory then taken to the site.

Applications for the fund can be made by councils, housing associations, builders and developers by December 20.

Infrastructure Secretary Nicola Sturgeon said: “The house-building industry makes a sizeable contribution to Scotland’s economic prosperity.”