The City of Edinburgh Council is meeting with public and third sector partners from across the city today to work towards preventing homelessness and providing those who are homeless with a settled and permanent home.
Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development. The new houses were built through the innovative National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme, which forms part of a wider commitment from the Scottish Government to deliver 50,000 affordable and high-qua
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. Housing in Edinburgh is under severe pressure. At the Housing, Homeless and Fair Work committee this Thursday we’re
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.
A family of five is looking ahead to a new life after moving into their new council house in North Sighthill. The home is one of 316 being built at the Edinburgh regeneration project, which consists of 96 council homes, 88 for mid-market rent and 132 for private sale.
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.
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
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