In a petition for judicial review of the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to refuse a fresh homeless application, the Court of Session has held that the council acted unlawfully. Mr Dafaalla, represented by Shelter Scotland, is a 62-year-old refugee from Sudan. He had previously made a hom
A Passivhaus-standard building which will combine a nursery and accessible council homes designed for older people is the subject of a new planning application submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council. Taken forward by Collective Architecture on behalf of the local authority, the proposal will see
Councillors in Edinburgh will next week consider a report outlining proposals for a balanced overall budget for 2021/22 as uncertainty persists around future changes and financial pressures brought about by the ongoing Covid19 crisis.
A digital service to add to the support available for people in Edinburgh who are homeless has been developed by researchers and community partners, including leading Scottish homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland. The website and an accompanying app - called Street Support Edinburgh -provid
Appeals into enforcement notices served by the City of Edinburgh Council to bring the unlawful use of properties for short-term lets have been dismissed by the Scottish Government. The local authority set up the cases in response to reports of noise and disturbance from four flats operating as
West Lothian Council has objected to plans to build 2,000 new homes near the award-winning sculpture park Jupiter Artland. The land beside Jupiter Artland is one of five greenbelt areas earmarked for possible new housing by Edinburgh City Council. However, West Lothian Council objected to
Work is under way to design around 150 brand new affordable homes at the former Silverlea care home in North West Edinburgh following the appointment of construction firm Hart Builders. The City of Edinburgh Council-led development, which could start on site as early as Summer 2022, aims to bring th