A new welcome centre in Edinburgh has opened its doors for the winter season, providing warm food and sleeping facilities, immediate housing advice and wellbeing support to anyone facing rough sleeping.
There is no solution to poverty in Edinburgh without resolving the city’s housing and homelessness crisis, according to a wide-ranging report which has called on the Scottish Government, as an urgent priority, to ensure the city has the right funding and support to meet its social housing expa
The City of Edinburgh Council has pledged to "use all the powers available" to crack down on Airbnb-style short-term lets after a new report found that only about one in 500 properties had proper planning permission.
A proposed housing-led vision for the Leith Walk/Halmyre Street area has been published by the City of Edinburgh Council to help shape future development of the site following consultation with the local community and other groups.
Dunedin Canmore has delivered a major boost to affordable housing across Edinburgh after completing 174 new homes in four communities across the capital. The social landlord has completed 110 new, energy-efficient houses and flats for social rent and another 64 for mid-market rental.
The City of Edinburgh Council and its contractor CCG (Scotland) Ltd have completed the first new affordable homes in Edinburgh since lockdown. The first new neighbours moving into Harewood Road have been visited by the council's housing, homelessness and fair work convener Kate Campbell and depute c
Projects such as the regeneration of Granton waterfront should be accelerated to “reflect the urgency and scale of the current climate crisis”, according to a report considered by the City of Edinburgh Council yesterday.
Having successfully used short-term lets during the COVID-19 crisis to provide housing for people facing homelessness, the City of Edinburgh Council is now calling on the sector to help the city tackle homelessness long-term.
An online community consultation has been launched today with the intention of developing a new mixed-use neighbourhood, as part of plans by Edinburgh BioQuarter to create a new Health Innovation District.
City of Edinburgh Council’s housing, homelessness and fair work convener, Councillor Kate Campbell, outlines the phenomenal response from organisations working to prevent homeless during the pandemic. The council’s homelessness service has been working with the Scottish Government, third