Social Housing Fund

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Supporting walking and cycling through social housing providers.

Social housing fund - now open!
The fund supports residents living in social housing across Scotland by providing funding for improved facilities to make walking and cycling easier, more attractive and more accessible.

These benefits can be felt especially by people living in areas of high deprivation, overcoming transport poverty, isolation and health inequalities. 

Cycling Scotland is working in partnership with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Living Streets Scotland and Sustrans Scotland. The fund is supported by the Scottish Government.


How much is available?
£25,000 is available per site for a range of infrastructure proposals including secure cycle parking, street furniture such seating, litter bins, bollards and planters as well as improvements to access points and lighting.


Who can apply?

Social housing providers and registered social landlords such as housing associations and local authorities who actively promote walking & cycling options for residents.

Find social housing providers who have been funded:


How to apply?

Download the application pack

The fund is open and accepting rolling applications.

Read the guidance in the application pack and contact us socialhousingfund@cycling.scot to discuss your application or any other questions.