New measures are in the pipeline which would allow Aberdeen City Council to ask landowners about building council housing on their land. The Press & Journal reports that members of the local authority’s strategic commissioning committee will be asked to approve “alternative mechanisms” to
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A residential development off Craigton Road in Cults by CALA Homes (North) has been recommended for approval from Aberdeen City Council. The collection of 19 homes will also allow the completion of the new Friarsfield link road, a key piece of infrastructure for the local area set out in the Friarsf
Councillor Sandra Macdonald at the site of new affordable housing site at Lang Stracht Aberdeen City Council has awarded a grant of £645,100 to Castlehill Housing Association towards a new affordable housing development in the city.
Councillor Jenny Laing outside the new council housing at Manor Walk The first homes in an 80 property development of new Aberdeen City Council houses at Manor Walk have been handed over to tenants.
Aberdeen City Council is to develop plans for the delivery of 2,000 new council homes following this week’s annual budget meeting. Elected members have instructed the director of resources to report back to the city growth and resources committee with self-financing business plans, in conjunction
Aberdeen City Council has announced that it is in talks with creditors to take over a credit union which collapsed last month. The authority said it made the move with the intent of potentially providing residents in the north east with an alternative to traditional high street banking in the wake o
Aberdeen City Council could take high rise residents to court if they continue to block access to council workers to make fire safety improvements, the Aberdeen Evening Express reports.
(from left) Councillor Douglas Lumsden, Fergus Ewing MSP, Guilhem Poussot (Vodafone) and Greg Mesch (CityFibre) Aberdeen is set to become Scotland’s first city in which nearly every home and business will have access to gigabit-speed broadband.
Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Aberdeen City Council is encouraging eligible householders to take advantage of the Warmer Homes Aberdeen Scheme. The scheme offers free insulation upgrades to privately owned proper
Up to 370 posts could go at Aberdeen City Council as the local authority bids to save more than £10 million in the next financial year. The council, which employs approximately 8,500 staff, has agreed to reduce the headcount of the organisation by up to 230 full time equivalent (FTE) posts, with an
Views on the future of housing in Aberdeen are being sought as plans for the next five years are prepared. Aberdeen City Council is consulting on the Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for 2018-23 and is seeking input from members of the public.
Aberdeen City Council is to continue to meet storage costs for homeless households after councillors rejected proposals to introduce a new charge to store their belongings. The local authority has a duty to provide removal storage and disposal facilities for the furniture and personal belongings of
Aberdeen City Council has been recognised for “a strong institutional framework” and “strong track record of operating performance” by credit rating agency Moody’s, which has completed its annual assessment of the authority. The credit rating review follows the initial awarding of a credit
Aberdeen City Council has granted a building warrant to demolish houses to allow £30 million proposals to tackle a notorious junction to progress. The warrant, first lodged with the local authority in October, will see 31 buildings flattened to allow the Haudagain roundabout to go ahead.
A partnership of North East social landlords is holding a house party event tomorrow to allow all residents in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to speak to a host of organisations about a range of housing related issues. NETRALT (North East Tenants, Residents, Landlords Together), which includes Aberdeen