A derelict piece of land in North Sighthill is to be completely transformed after the City of Edinburgh Council finalised contracts with Keepmoat for a £35 million regeneration scheme that will also provide investment in the wider community. Work is due to start on site in February 2017 and will co
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The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village. The social enterprise hopes to raise £500,000 by Christmas to build 10 purpose-built homes in Granton by next summer, which will house up to 20 hom
Detailed plans to tackle antisocial behaviour have been drawn up by the City of Edinburgh Council and partner agencies. Prevention, intervention, enforcement and community engagement are key elements of the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership’s Antisocial Behaviour Strategy 2016-2019, which
Councillor Cammy Day explains how the City of Edinburgh Council is tackling the capital's acute housing shortage and lack of affordable homes. Edinburgh is a fantastic place to live, as our Edinburgh People Survey consistently shows, and this is reflected by the many thousands of people who want to
Affordable homes at Parkgrove Terrace in Clermiston Planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore has submitted the next two planning applications for the City of Edinburgh Council’s Small Sites Affordable Housing Programme.
A proposal to redevelop Muirhouse Shopping Centre and surrounding area to create a new civic centre within the Pennywell and Muirhouse area of the capital is being considered by the City of Edinburgh Council next week. This additional investment will complement and enhance the substantial public and
Edinburgh residents, businesses, partners and stakeholders are being called upon to share their vision for the Capital’s future. The ‘2050 Edinburgh City Vision’ will encompass the diverse needs of the city, ensuring it continues to thrive as a great place to live, work and visit over the next
Reducing the cost of living for tenants and building more affordable homes have been identified as the key elements to a new raft of objectives to improve housing in Edinburgh. A nine-point action plan for the next decade was approved for further consultation by the City of Edinburgh Council’s hea
Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP (left) joins Colin Rae, group development director, Places for People on site at Shrubhill Housing minister Kevin Stewart has marked the start of work on a new affordable housing development in Edinburgh today.
Andrew Burns Councillor Andrew Burns has announced that he will not be putting himself forward for re-election as leader of the City of Edinburgh Council in the 2017 election.
(from left) Councillor Joan Griffiths; Councillor Cammy Day; Gerry O’Sullivan, chair of Bield; Councillor Stefan Tymkewycz and Brian Logan, chief executive of Bield One of Scotland’s largest housing and care providers for older people marked their continued commitment to invest in new affordable
The City of Edinburgh Council’s proposed Local Development Plan (LDP), which has scope for the provision of thousands of new affordable homes, should not be modified to include further housing land release at a strategic level, the Scottish Government has said. The feedback comes in a report t
The City of Edinburgh Council has launched a new programme to catalyse development in the city with housing being a main target area. The aims are outlined in a report, which will be considered by councillors on the Economy Committee next week.
The City of Edinburgh Council has set out plans on the delivery of a new-look housing strategy which aims to significantly increase the number of new affordable homes in the city from 3,000 to 8,000 and accelerate investment in the services that will reduce tenants’ cost of living. A repo
A tenants and residents association in Edinburgh has scooped a top housing award at the annual gathering of the Tenants Information Service (TIS). The Gateside Tenants and Residents Association won the Tenants and Residents Association of the Year award at the National Excellence Awards 2016 which r