1. Research publication

    16 Nov 2018

    Small landholdings: landownership and registration - report

    Research about how small landholdings (SLHs) were established and how their ownership has changed over time.

  2. Research publication

    16 Nov 2018

    Small landholdings: landownership and registration - research summary

    An insight and narrative into how small landholdings (SLHs) were established and how their ownership has changed over time, as recommended by the Review of Legislation Governing Small Landholdings in Scotland.

  3. Form

    14 Nov 2018

    Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: application form

    Application form and guidance for community bodies wishing to apply to exercise the right to buy land under community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land.

  4. Guidance

    31 Oct 2018

    Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: easy read version

    A short guide for community groups to Part 3A of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 relating to abandoned, neglected or detrimental land.

  5. Guidance

    31 Oct 2018

    Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: information leaflet for community bodies

    An overview of the community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land process for community bodies, landowners and other interested parties regarding applications.

  6. Guidance

    31 Oct 2018

    Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: information for landowners and creditors

    Information for landowners and creditors in relation Part 3A of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 relating to community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land.

  7. Research publication

    30 Oct 2018

    Environment and Land Reform: relations between non-governmental organisations and community groups

    The report examines relations between non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and community groups in the light of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 and the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  8. Guidance

    25 Sep 2018

    Small landholdings legislation: guide to the law in Scotland

    There are only a few Small Landholdings left in Scotland and these are governed by complex, historic legislation. This guide summarises key legal elements for those with an interest.

  9. Advice and guidance

    08 Jun 2018

    Land reform community mapping tool: guidance

    Guidance for communities on how to use our community mapping tool to define their community boundaries and areas.

  10. NEWS

    08 Dec 2017 09:42

    Community ownership is increasing in Scotland

    An Official (Experimental - Data under development) Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  11. NEWS

    03 Nov 2017 09:00

    Local community land transfer in Skye

    Forestry land at Fairy Pools to be owned by community group.

  12. NEWS

    28 Sep 2017 10:17

    Making more of Scotland's land

    Vision for land rights and responsibilities.

  13. NEWS

    07 Sep 2017 14:23

    Urban right to buy

    Community group is first to benefit in urban area.

  14. Report

    31 Mar 2017

    Small landholdings in Scotland: legislation review

    Review of the legislation governing small landholdings in Scotland and supporting consultation analysis.

  15. NEWS

    24 Mar 2017 10:00

    Guidance for land owners

    Consultation on best way to engage local communities.

  16. NEWS

    16 Feb 2017 13:30

    Scottish Land Fund awards

    11 community groups share £2.1 million to develop community spaces.

  17. NEWS

    23 Jan 2017 15:09

    Greater power for Scotland's communities.

    Community Empowerment Act

  18. NEWS

    08 Jun 2016 09:45

    £350K to support community ownership

    Funding will enable communities to buy out buildings and land.

  19. Publication

    26 Feb 2016

    Community right to buy: information for communities

    A short guidance booklet on Community Right to Buy for communities who might wish to use it to register an interest in land.

  20. Publication

    26 Feb 2016

    Community right to buy: information for landowners and creditors

    Guidance booklet on Community Right to Buy for landowners and creditors, including implications of an application being received against land you own.

  21. Publication

    12 Dec 2006

    Part 1 Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003: code of practice

    Guidance on procedures for answering local inquiries regarding the Act, including core path plans.