Take part in research on Arran’s housing crisis

Help with some research into the housing crisis on Arran

Ceile Boyle is looking for help with some research she is conducting into the housing situation on Arran. See below for more information and click the link to go to the survey.

Ceile says: Calling all locals, residents and workers of Arran! I am conducting research into the housing crisis on Arran regarding the affordability and availability of housing, career options and population, holiday homes / second homes, staffing issues, and the affect of the pandemic. This is for my masters dissertation and the survey will take 10-15 minutes. I would be delighted if you could give it a go! 18+ years only. Go here for the survey.

This survey is being conducted for a Masters dissertation in Real Estate Investment & Finance at Heriot Watt University. The study is looking at housing affordability and availability on the Isle of Arran with particular reference to Holiday Homes/ Short-Lets & Second Homes, career options, staffing issues, and how this has been affected by the pandemic. All answers and data given are completely confidential.

Featured images shows the village of Lochranza where 37% of homes have been bought for holiday use. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod/The Guardian