£48,000 a year for someone to solve island housing shortage

A housing expert is being recruited to try to find more low-cost homes for people on St Helena – and enable young people to remain on the island. It is one of several posts, worth more than half a million pounds in salary, being advertised by St Helena Government. They include jobs running the island’s […]

Government promises action on worsening housing shortage

The housing shortage on St Helena is now so severe that the island’s government is looking for land for more than 4,000 homes – on an island that currently has only 4,000 people living on it. (But I’m double-checking these figures – Simon) It also promises to ‘bring up to 100 empty homes back in […]