The people of East Dunbartonshire are being invited to have their say on the area’s new draft Housing Strategy. East Dunbartonshire Council’s draft strategy, which will cover the period 2017-2022, has been produced in partnership with tenants, residents, registered social landlords, elected memb
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East Dunbartonshire Council and Antonine and Hillhead housing associations have launched a key amnesty across the region to help free up homes for those in genuine need. As part of the amnesty, council and housing association tenants who have made a false housing application, are subletting their ho
Council leader Rhondda Geekie East Dunbartonshire Council needs to make “significant” improvements if it is to achieve £27.6 million in savings over the next three years, the Accounts Commission has warned.
Stephen McCabe Progress has been made on the principle of sharing services across East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire Councils.
The Planning Board of East Dunbartonshire Council has reiterated its call for a planning inquiry to be held to determine an appeal against refused permission to build 140 homes on greenbelt near Torrance. The council has spoken out against the Scottish Government's decision to call in the appeal by
A decision by East Dunbartonshire Council to reject a new housing development has been ‘called in’ by Scottish Ministers. Proposals to build 140 homes on greenbelt land within Tower Farm near Torrance were rejected by the Planning Board in December last year.
Tenants requesting repairs to their homes are to benefit from new digital technology introduced by East Dunbartonshire Council. The new scheduling system includes a text messaging service and Dynamic Scheduling software for all property repairs across the council. Jobs are now issued to operatives e
A council advertising campaign aimed at tackling the issue of rent arrears is underway in East Dunbartonshire. The campaign, which poses the question ‘Up to your ears in rent arrears?’, will run on local buses and newspapers for the next three weeks.
Work has been completed on a £3.5 million transformation project in East Dunbartonshire. A total of 52 flats at the Burns Court development in Kirkintilloch have been redeveloped into energy-efficient, modern properties which meet new technical standards.
East Dunbartonshire Council has unanimously rejected plans to build 140 homes on greenbelt on the outskirts of the village of Torrance. The application by Hallam Land Management to build homes on grazing fields within Tower Farm was contrary to the Local Plan and contrary to Scottish Planning Policy
East Dunbartonshire Council has carried out its biggest ever survey of its houses to find out how many of the authority’s homes complied with Scottish Housing Quality Standards (SHQS). The SHQS requires homes to be energy efficient, healthy, safe and secure, free from disrepair, of a tolerable sta
East Dunbartonshire Council is the only local authority in Scotland to have reported instances of housing tenancy fraud to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal and to have criminal proceedings instigated as a result of their investigations. The success of the council’s corporate debt team in tac
East Dunbartonshire Council risks the long-term sustainability of its services if it does not close the gap between the council’s ambitions and delivering these on the ground, the local government spending watchdog has warned. In a report published today, the Accounts Commission says the council d
Trust Housing Association and East Dunbartonshire Council’s new mid market rent development recently opened, and as responsible landlords, Trust and the council were keen to get some feedback from tenants. What they discovered exceeded even their own expectations, and showed how a new home can sig
One of the new tenants and special guest Sean Batty join staff from Trust and East Dunbartonshire Council Special guest TV weatherman Sean Batty was on hand this week to officially open Trust Housing Association and East Dunbartonshire Council’s new mid market rent development at Southbank Road, K