City of Edinburgh Council



Work begins on 75 affordable homes for Craigmillar

Work has begun on 75 new homes for mid-market and social rent at Greendykes in Craigmillar.

Published 26 February 2018

600 rough sleepers to be offered housing through Social Bite campaign

Around 600 of Scotland’s most vulnerable rough sleepers are to be provided with homes and continuing support to sustain their tenancies under an imitative launched by social enterprise Social Bite.

Published 21 February 2018

Affordable homes included in Meadowbank sports centre masterplan

Detailed planning consent has been submitted for a new £45 million council-led regeneration of Edinburgh’s Meadowbank.

Published 30 January 2018

Pennywell regeneration makes progress with planning permission granted for third phase

Planning permission for the next phase of regeneration at the Pennywell Living development has been granted by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 26 January 2018

Edinburgh to stop B&B use for homeless families

The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed a report outlining the next steps towards families no longer being accommodated in bed and breakfast accommodation by June 2018.

Published 26 January 2018

City of Edinburgh Council unveils new poverty and inequality strategy

The City of Edinburgh Council has published a ten step strategy to build on the city’s success to tackle inequality and poverty in the Capital.

Published 15 January 2018

388-home Leith development given unanimous green light

Long-running plans have been approved to revitalise disused land opposite Leith’s Ocean Terminal with 388 new homes.

Published 14 December 2017

Restalrig named as Edinburgh’s 50th conservation area

Councillors have agreed to designate Restalrig as Edinburgh’s 50th conservation area to protect its historical and architectural significance.

Published 12 December 2017

Almost 500 homes allocated to homeless people as Sleep in the Park raises £3.6m

Two of Scotland largest housing providers have committed 475 homes to be allocated to homeless people across the central belt in the wake of the world biggest sleepout, which raised a minimum of £3.6 million to help end homelessness in the country.

Published 11 December 2017

Building a £35m future for North Sighthill

Construction is underway on a £35 million City of Edinburgh Council-led regeneration project at North Sighthill.

Published 5 December 2017

Link completes new development of 161 affordable homes in Edinburgh

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at City Park, Edinburgh has been officially opened by the minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart.

Published 28 November 2017

Neil Gardiner named new Edinburgh planning convener

Councillor Neil Gardiner has been appointed as the new convener of the City of Edinburgh Council’s planning committee.

Published 24 November 2017

Councillors defer decision on Leith housing development

A decision on a major housing-led mixed-use scheme proposed for Leith’s Waterfront Plaza has been deferred by councillors.

Published 14 November 2017

Residents’ views sought as council plans to save £21m over next year

A set of proposals which aim to deliver £21 million of savings in the coming financial year have been released for public engagement by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 9 November 2017

Task force set up to tackle homelessness in Edinburgh

A homelessness task force has been created by the City of Edinburgh Council to investigate the growing problem in the city.

Published 6 November 2017