Tenants Natasha and Rory Blake have urged the City of Edinburgh council to act on the mould and dampness in their flat, which they say has exacerbated their children's health conditions and ruined some of their belongings.
The City of Edinburgh Council and national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust are operating a 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. Since opening in Octobe
Councillors in Edinburgh have approved the appointment of two chief officer roles into the council’s senior leadership team. Dr Deborah Smart will join as executive director of corporate services and Derek McGowan as service director housing and homelessness.
With the colder months of the year now upon us we are pleased to announce the launch of a network of Warm and Welcoming Spaces across the capital. Last week, council leader Cammy Day formally launched the initiative during a visit to Royston Wardieburn Community Centre in the North of Edinburgh.
A landmark Wheatley development of 300 new homes is transforming a site in the west of Edinburgh. Wheatley chief executive Steven Henderson was joined by City of Edinburgh Council housing convenor Councillor Jane Meagher and others to see how work was progressing on 300 new homes Wheatley is buildin
The efforts of hundreds of people who have worked together in Edinburgh to support more than 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been honoured at the Scottish Public Service Awards. The Community Award accolade was announced in the Scottish Parliament this week and presented to City of Edinbur
A new catalogue of net zero carbon building designs could provide a significant boost to Scotland’s affordable housing sector, as part of a standardised approach for local authorities and housing associations to adopt across a range of future developments. The energy-efficient design and perfo
Approximately 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been safely received through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – seven months since the centre opened to coordinate the city’s refugee support. As families settle and integrate into their new home, one place which has provided a social
Tenants' union Living Rent has launched a petition in response to the City of Edinburgh Council’s consultation on holiday lets in Edinburgh calling on the council’s Planning Committee to massively reduce the number of homes converted into short-term lets. The tenants union said that the
C~urb, part of the Link Group of companies, has won the Excellence in the Private Rented Sector category of the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland Awards 2022. The award showcases landlords and letting agents who have excelled in customer service and innovation. C~urb PSL (Private Sector Leasin
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
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