Housing, homelessness and fair work convener, Cllr Kate Campbell, has explained how the City of Edinburgh Council has taken the "difficult" but "right" decision to freeze rents for its council tenants. The move by the local authority to keep rates the same in 2022/23 was agreed by members of th
The City of Edinburgh Council has invited the private sector to bring forward proposals to deliver affordable housing on sites not owned by the council. As agreed by members of the council's housing, homelessness and fair work committee in November, the council is looking to encourage the private se
The City of Edinburgh Council remains on track and committed to delivering on its ambition to deliver 20,000 affordable homes by 2027, despite the impact on the development of affordable homes following the global pandemic, a report will reveal this week. In its Strategic Housing Investment Pla
The City of Edinburgh Council is calling on local authorities to follow its lead and sign up to the newly launched national Civic Charter on climate. Edinburgh is the sole council in Scotland to put its name to the document, which emerged from the painstaking deliberations of the national Clima
Detailed plans, comprising 94 flats and 48 colony style homes, have been prepared to bring a derelict brownfield site and home of a former care home back to life as part of the £1.3 billion Granton Waterfront regeneration project.
The City of Edinburgh Council is reminding all city landlords and homeowners that every home in Scotland must comply with new fire safety legislation which will come into force early next year. By February 2022, all Scottish homes will need to be fitted with interlinked smoke and heat alarms that ta
The City of Edinburgh Council and national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust have re-opened the Welcome Centre this winter to provide accommodation of last resort, tailored support and positive move on options for people who would otherwise be sleeping on the streets. Having opened o