The City of Edinburgh Council is encouraging its housing tenants to take part in a housing rent consultation. The local authority said the cost-of-living crisis is impacting on its costs to run housing services. It is now more expensive to ensure its homes meet statutory energy efficiency standards
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Local residents, businesses, community groups and charities in Wester Hailes came together to clean up the area, delivering fantastic results as a community. Organised by Places for People Scotland, and with the support of partners including The City of Edinburgh Council, Police Scotland, Prospect C
The City of Edinburgh Council has begun consulting on the capital's planning guidance to be used for new the short-term let control area. This followed new Scottish Government legislation in 2021. In a control area, these new laws mean if you offer a flat or a house for a short term let that is not
The City of Edinburgh Council’s Regulatory Committee has agreed a new licensing scheme which includes additional controls for short-term lets for properties used as secondary letting within a tenement or shared main door property. The licencing scheme will allow the authority to restrict tenem
The City of Edinburgh Council will write to the Scottish and UK Governments to request emergency and long-term funding to address the scale of Edinburgh’s housing pressures. It follows a decision taken by the council last week, to consider freezing tenants’ rents for a third year in a ro
7N Architects has lodged an updated planning application for four residential plots in the City of Edinburgh Council’s regeneration project at Fountainbridge. The project is being developed in partnership with Cruden Homes East (Ltd) and Buccleuch Property.
Scottish precision manufacturer Cube Glass has just secured a seven-figure deal at Western Villages, the country’s largest operational net-zero housing development in Granton, Edinburgh. The Cumbernauld-based tech firm will partner with construction and manufacturing company CCG Group to suppl
Arc-Tech (Scotland) has commenced work at Western Villages, the largest net zero housing development currently under construction in Scotland. Comprising 444 homes located along the waterfront of the Firth of Forth, Western Villages forms part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s £1.3 bill
Proposals for another ‘net zero’ housing development that forms part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s £1.3 billion Granton Waterfront regeneration project have been granted approval by city planners. The major milestone follows the start of construction work at the £7
Edinburgh is bidding for more than £12m in Shared Prosperity Funding from the UK Government as the council targets support for a series of poverty-tackling community projects.
Councillor Jane Meagher from the City of Edinburgh Council has officially broken ground at Scotland’s largest net-zero housing development in Granton. The start of construction works at the £72m ‘Western Villages’ project represents a significant milestone for the City of Edi
Planning permission will be required for Edinburgh’s short-term let conversions, the Scottish Government has announced.
The City of Edinburgh Council has admitted to failures in dealing with poor living conditions after an investigation found tenants in high-rise flats are waiting up to five years for mould-ridden homes to be fixed. Residents who live in the Moredun and Muirhouse areas of the city told the BBC's
An app to help the owners of shared properties in Edinburgh repair their buildings has been so successful in its first year it is already being rolled out by two other local authorities in Scotland. Developed by the City of Edinburgh Council with tech company Novoville, a new app launched in April l
Street Legal, a partnership between Clan Childlaw and Shelter Scotland, has been successful in the highest civil court in Scotland in challenging the City of Edinburgh Council’s refusal to accept a homeless application from a family. The two organisations provide free legal help with housing a