City of Edinburgh Council



Edinburgh residents move into Western Harbour homes

Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development.

Published 16 September 2019

Edinburgh housing developers urged to play part in carbon neutral pledge

Edinburgh Council's housing chief has warned that private housing developers must play their part in building sustainable homes to meet Edinburgh's aim of reaching carbon neutrality by 2030.

Published 3 September 2019

Kate Campbell: Council intervenes to ease pressures in private rented sector

Housing, homelessness and fair work convener, Cllr Kate Campbell, writes about how the City of Edinburgh Council is intervening to help those living in the private rented sector.

Published 29 August 2019

Edinburgh reconvenes homelessness task force to address rough sleeping

The City of Edinburgh Council’s homelessness task force will reconvene today to address how city-wide services can best help some of the most vulnerable people in Edinburgh, including those who are rough sleeping.

Published 15 August 2019

Family moves in to ‘life-changing’ North Sighthill regeneration project

A family of five is looking ahead to a new life after moving into their new council house in North Sighthill.

Published 13 August 2019

Edinburgh sets timetable to shape future development

The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed a timetable to progress its next local development plan.

Published 9 August 2019

Edinburgh calls for short-term lets licensing regime

The City of Edinburgh Council has set out its case for a licensing regime to be introduced for properties being rented out for more than 28 days in a calendar year.

Published 22 July 2019

Tenement maintenance working group’s final recommendations report calls for change in legislation

Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.

Published 5 June 2019

Edinburgh residents encouraged to have say on short term lets

The City of Edinburgh Council’s housing and economy convener, Cllr Kate Campbell, is encouraging residents to have their say on short term lets by taking part in the Scottish Government’s consultation on the regulation of the industry.

Published 5 June 2019

Sod cutting launches new phase of homes at Pennywell Living

Hundreds of new homes are closer to becoming a reality after work got under way on the latest phase of regeneration in Pennywell.

Published 3 June 2019

Edinburgh landlords ‘could hold key’ to reducing homelessness with Help to Rent initiative

The City of Edinburgh Council is working with national homelessness charity Crisis in a new partnership to unlock access to the private rented sector for homeless people across the city.

Published 31 May 2019

UK’s only Housing First for Youth programme to expand to Edinburgh

As support grows across Scotland for increased investment in the Housing First approach to end homelessness, Rock Trust and Almond Housing Association’s pioneering programme is leading the way for care experienced young people.

Published 29 May 2019

Up to 1,000 more Build to Rent homes planned at Harbour Gateway

A Build to Rent project on Edinburgh’s Western Harbour is planning to expand as residents are welcomed into the latest phase of the development.

Published 29 May 2019

Study will 'help future proof' Edinburgh's success

Research into Edinburgh’s future commercial property needs commissioned by the City of Edinburgh Council will helping future proof the success of the capital for generations to come, the authority has said.

Published 23 May 2019

New homes mark completion of £70m transformation of Hyvots

Residents in an Edinburgh community celebrated the opening of 24 new homes which signalled the final chapter in a £70 million regeneration project.

Published 10 May 2019