Councillor Kate Campbell To mark Scottish Housing Day, City of Edinburgh Council housing convenor, Cllr Kate Campbell, discusses the challenges that lie ahead.
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Members of the public are being invited to have their say in a major new consultation about how people want the heart of Scotland's capital to look, feel and function. From today, the eight-week consultation on the City of Edinburgh Council's Consultation Hub will bring together three linked placema
The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer. Forth Ports’ Harbour Gateway MMR project, part of the Western Harbour in Edinburgh, of
Plans for the Bingham Avenue homes The City of Edinburgh Council is continuing it 21st Century Homes commitment to deliver 20,000 new homes within a decade with the submission of plans for two new developments.
Recommendations to house a new Inclusive Homelessness Service on the site of the former Panmure St Ann’s school have been approved by the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB). The new operational base will allow the co-location of NHS Lothian, City of Edinburgh Council and third sector agencie
A team dedicated to dealing with complaints about short term lets could be set up in Edinburgh under new proposals being considered by the local authority. The move is one of the recommendations agreed by a working group which was set up by the City of Edinburgh Council to look at how it can make be
Leith Fort Developments by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and Hanover Scotland Housing Association have been praised at this year’s Saltire Housing Design Awards.
A wide range of recommendations published last week to tackle homelessness were approved by the City of Edinburgh Council yesterday. In a report to the local authority’s housing and economy committee the cross-party homelessness task force recommended a number of bold outcomes, which when impl
Proposals to build 250 new family homes in west Edinburgh have been endorsed by City of Edinburgh Council planning officers. A quarter (62) of the homes will be affordable homes under the city's Affordable Housing Policy (AHP).
The City of Edinburgh Council’s award-winning house building programme is looking to establish a Framework Agreement of affordable housing contractors to deliver high quality homes across the city. The council has an ambitious programme to construct 10,000 new affordable homes by 2027 and plans to
An ambitious 94 affordable homes project, which is creating a new community at Edinburgh’s Leith Fort, has been named as affordable development of the year at this year’s Homes for Scotland awards. The £11.5 million housing project, which has been developed through a partnership and is co-owned
Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have been shortlisted for a Scottish Home Award for the new development at Leith Fort. The ambitious development, including 94 affordable homes, is in the running to clinch the large affordable housing development of the yea
The City of Edinburgh Council is examining “ambitious plans” to revamp the public realm of the Scottish capital’s city centre in which over £3 billion worth of projects are currently underway, delegates at a planning event were told. Delivering the opening keynote at a Built Environment Netwo
Vodafone UK chief executive, Nick Jeffery (left), with Greg Mesch, chief executive at CityFibre Homes and businesses in Edinburgh and Stirling will be the next Scottish cities to benefit from gigabit speed full fibre broadband with work set to begin later this year.
Proposals have been unveiled to build a football-themed self management and personal development centre for people experiencing homelessness in Edinburgh. The brainchild of Street Soccer Scotland founder David Duke, the Change Centre could see 32 en-suite bedrooms, living facilities and a community