City Of Edinburgh Council

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Three appeals challenging a City of Edinburgh Council policy to take enforcement action when properties are being misused as short term lets have been dismissed by the Scottish Government. The cases all centred around alleged breaches of planning control involving the material change of use of prope

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A commission formed to tackle poverty in Edinburgh met for the first time yesterday to define the long-term responses needed to significantly reduce poverty in the city. The City of Edinburgh Council appointed Jim McCormick, associate director for Scotland with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, as ind

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Eva Pokorska at her new Fernieflat Neuk home with cllrs Kate Campbell & Ricky Henderson The first tenants have begun moving into new homes being built by the City of Edinburgh Council as part of a project to provide hundreds of affordable flats and houses on seven small brownfield sites across t

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The City of Edinburgh Council breached housing legislation 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation for more than the seven-day legal limit, it has been revealed. Current laws dictate that local authorities should only place homeless famili

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The City of Edinburgh Council’s plan to deliver 20,000 new affordable homes by 2027 faces a funding shortfall of £77 million, new figures have revealed. The local authority’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for 2019 to 2024, which has been approved by the council’s housing and econom

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The City of Edinburgh Council is to request that the Scottish Government conducts a review into the effectiveness of a rent pressure zone (RPZ) after a report found that the policy is not fit for purpose. Designed to cap any future increase in rent in a local authority area, RPZs became available as

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A district heating network is set to service a new housing development in Edinburgh. Located on Greendykes Road, Craigmillar, the development is being constructed on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council comprising 75 affordable homes and is set to be complete in early 2019.

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Work on a major new housing development at Craigmillar town centre for the City of Edinburgh Council is now underway. The new homes, which will be complete by 2020, will be spread across a series of 14 blocks. Residents will have access to amenity areas and a large public green space will be at the

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Residents and businesses in Edinburgh are being asked for their views as part of 10-week public engagement developing a four-year strategy to meet the changing demands of the city and its services. With almost five months to go before the Capital's 2019/20 budget is set, the City of Edinburgh Counci

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Jim McCormick The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed an independent chair to lead a new commission which will shine a light on and recommend ways to address poverty in the capital.

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Leith Fort Having already won a string of awards including the coveted Saltire Medal at the Saltire Housing Design Awards, Leith Fort has been named Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the Herald Property Awards for Scotland.

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Hillcrest Housing Association and Bield Housing & Care celebrated Scottish Housing Day yesterday with a visit from Kevin Stewart MSP. The housing minister was welcomed to the old Eastern General site in Edinburgh which provides 231 affordable homes for the city. As well as a tour of the Hillcres

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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

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