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. Last year, the council set up a working group to loo
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Hundreds of new homes are closer to becoming a reality after work got under way on the latest phase of regeneration in Pennywell. Set to complete in 2021, Pennywell Phase 3 is part of a wider housing regeneration project in the area being delivered through a partnership with the City of Edinbur
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.
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. (from left) Sandy Young, Almond Housing Association head of housin
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. Harbour Gateway, the largest project of its kind in Scotland, was made possible by innovative National Housing Trust funding provided by City of Edin
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.
Residents in an Edinburgh community celebrated the opening of 24 new homes which signalled the final chapter in a £70 million regeneration project. The new affordable homes, built by Dunedin Canmore, mark the completion of a transformation in Moredun and Hyvots in the south of the city which b
The independent chair of a commission tasked with tackling poverty in Edinburgh has called for the introduction of strict rent controls in the city. Dr Jim McCormick said that high housing costs has been singled out by the Edinburgh Poverty Commission as the biggest barrier to lifting people through
Prevention work by the City of Edinburgh Council has led to a significant reduction in the number of homeless presentations over the last five years. There has been 20.6% reduction over the five year period 2014-15 to 2018-19 and a 2.7% reduction in homeless presentations between 2018-2019 and 2017-
Eight housing associations and co-operatives in Edinburgh have established a new alliance to share skills, experience and resources which will allow them to deliver an enhanced service to their customers and the wider community. The Alliance of Registered Co-operatives and Housing Associations, Inde
Matching people who are living in bed and breakfast accommodation to share a tenancy or supporting them into renting a room in private homes are options to be explored by the City of Edinburgh Council. Funding for two feasibility studies is to be provided to investigate alternative routes of providi
People who are homeless in Edinburgh face an 18-month wait for permanent accommodation, new statistics have shown. New figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request, and reported by the Edinburgh Evening News, found that the average single adult who declares themselves homeless in the capit
A new initiative which will see the City of Edinburgh Council buy tenement flats from owners and rent them back to ensure essential repairs are carried out are to be progressed. Under the proposals, the local authority would offer to purchase the former council properties, with their owners’ c
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has visited the first homes to be delivered as part of a new housing partnership between the City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish Futures Trust. Around 1,500 new affordable homes will be delivered through the Edinburgh Living initiative over the next five years w
The City of Edinburgh Council has published draft budget proposals for the next financial year as it bids to save £41 million. The local authority said a new “forward-thinking approach” has been developed to meet the “significant financial challenges” that lie ahead &nd