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Land reform can play an important role in ensuring that the housing land market and development approach meets Scotland's needs. Addressing these challenges and helping to deliver well-planned sustainable communities in places people want to live at prices they can afford.  

We are exploring the changes required in housing land allocation to deliver more affordable homes and better places and help to deliver inclusive growth and more productive use of Scotland’s land.  

We are investigating the options to ensure that sufficient affordable land for housing is available in the right places to meet housing need and demand in remote rural communities.  Looking at access to land in rural areas and the impact of land allocation on placemaking.