An application for more than 200 affordable homes for rent on the site of a former school in Aberdeen has been referred to Holyrood amid a planning dispute over the loss of sporting facilities as a result of the development.
Turning Point Scotland has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council as the new provider for the city’s Housing First service. The service will help people with multiple and enduring support needs to move into a tenancy without having to meet pre-determined personal goals to prove they are ready
Around 40 members of staff within the housing service department at Aberdeen City Council will begin a four-day strike action today due to a dispute about a proposed role merger and an increased workload.
Aberdeen has more long-term empty homes than anywhere else in Scotland, with a total value of almost half a billion pounds, according to new research by insurance giant Admiral. A total of 3,000 properties across the city have been empty for two or more years, according to Admiral.
Aberdeen City Council’s leader has welcomed a report from Scotland’s public spending watchdog for local government that praised the council’s drive and innovation in improving services. The Accounts Commission commended the council on performance gains made since its last Best Valu
The demolition of Aberdeen flats that were found to be sinking into the ground will begin next week after work was delayed by bats. Aberdeen City Council’s city growth and resources committee accepted a recommendation from officers to demolish flats in Erroll Place and Erroll Street, near
Aberdeen City Council has highlighted rising construction costs plus a shortage of materials and workers after the local authority confirmed it would manage to build only half of its target of 2,000 homes by next year’s deadline.
An appeal against the decision to grant protected status to eight multi-storey buildings in Aberdeen has been halted by the Scottish Government to allow Aberdeen City Council to build a case. Earlier this year, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) earmarked the eight blocks for A-listed sta
A total of 302 new modern and energy-efficient affordable Hillcrest homes have been completed in Aberdeen recently, giving the Granite City’s provision of low-rent homes a welcome boost and supporting the local authority’s aspirations to provide quality homes across the city.
Housing officers at Aberdeen City Council have voted to go on strike next month amid claims they are under “mounting pressure” to manage an increased workload as a result of a rise in housing arrears and homelessness in the city. A ballot held by trade union Unite earlier
Aberdeen City Council has agreed to review its 25-year masterplan to regenerate its city centre due to the impact of Covid-19. Members of the city growth and resources committee approved the move which will consider a framework for economic recovery in the short, medium and long term, and a bas