A development currently being delivered in the Middlefield area of the city by Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP A five-year business plan for the Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP has been supported by councillors, paving the way for the delivery of up to 3,000 homes in the city.
Construction has finished on the first council home to be built in Aberdeen in 10 years. Aberdeen City Council is investing £13 million in a major development of 99 modern homes at the former Smithfield Primary School site in the Middlefield area of the city.
Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax. Aberdeen City Council set its 2017/18 budget and outlined plans for the next phase of its transformation programme.
Aberdeen City Council has commissioned a major study which will be used to take forward a number of City Centre Masterplan projects aimed at delivering new homes. Real estate specialists Savills will consult with residents and stakeholders to identify ways to help draw people back into the heart of
Residents of three Aberdeen multi-storeys have voted on how £100,000 will be invested in their buildings and surrounding areas. As part of its participatory budgeting programme, known as UDecide, Aberdeen City Council asked occupiers of Promenade, Regent and Linksfield Courts to vote for their top
Court of Session A human trafficking victim whose application for accommodation as a homeless person was rejected by a Scottish local authority has had a legal challenge against the decision dismissed.
A £9.5 million District Heating Network which would provide lower-cost heating for residents in Aberdeen took a step forward at a council committee yesterday. The Torry project’s Phase One was given the go-ahead by councillors on Aberdeen City Council’s communities, housing and infrastructure c
The proportion of complaints to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) about council housing is twice as high in Aberdeen as in the rest of Scotland. The Press and Journal reports that of the 80 cases taken to the watchdog last year, 42 concerned issues with accommodation. Across local govern
The £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal agreement was officially signed yesterday, paving the way for investment in housing and better connectivity across the region. The terms of the deal commit both the UK government and Scottish Government to jointly investing up to £250m whilst Aberdeen Cit
The number of empty council properties in Aberdeen has been halved in the past year. The number of void properties available for re-let declined from 399 to 211 (47 per cent) between October 2015 and October 2016, a new report by Martin Smith, the council's area housing manager, states.