Fife Council has agreed a one-year rent increase of 2.5% for council houses from April 2022 – adding just £1.91 a week to the average rent cost. The same increase will apply to service charges, garages, lock-ups and temporary accommodation.
Fife councillors have approved a budget for 2022-23 which will see council tax will rise by 3% on Band D, to help avoid any cuts to services and allow additional one-off investment of £3.691 million in a range of areas. The council said its budget reinforces its commitment to investing in Fife
Councillors at the Community and Housing Services sub-committee welcomed and approved plans for three new council housing developments across Fife. The developments at New Flockhouse, Lochore, Fair Isle Road, Kirkcaldy and Bellyeoman Road, Dunfermline and will provide affordable homes for over 100 f
Fife Council has congratulated its very own head of housing services, John Mills, after he scooped the Excellence in Leadership Award at this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland Awards for excellence in housing. The Scotland Housing Awards recognise the creativity, passion and
Three blocks of properties in a Fife village are to be demolished. Members of Fife Council's south and west Fife area committee have given the go-ahead for the flats and maisonettes in Sir George Bruce Road, Oakley, to be torn down.
A regional prosperity framework (RPF) for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region was yesterday endorsed by Fife Council. The RPF is the plan for building the economy of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region, looking at a range of important issues, setting an app
Up to £50 million will be given to councils and social landlords over the next five years to build housing infrastructure which will help deliver new homes across the country, the Scottish Government has announced. Grants from the Housing Infrastructure Fund will be used to build infrastructur
Fife Council has reaffirmed its commitment to challenge poverty across the region as part of this week’s national Challenge Poverty Week. The Scotland-wide campaign is designed to highlight that too many people continue to live with the constant pressure of living in poverty and that we must m
The first wave of happy customers have moved into Bield's affordable new homes in St Andrews – in a luxury block inspired by legendary author Enid Blyton. The 30 apartments in Malory House are sought-after one and two-bedroom homes and, under a pioneering project, are being split 50-50 with pr
Plans to transform a former Dunfermline nightclub into a block of flats have been approved by Fife Council. The former Johnson’s Nightclub venue will be converted into a set of seven flats spread over the building’s first and second floors.
Fife Council is to fund home adaptations to meet people’s care needs as part of an additional £6.21 million spend to help Fife, and its residents, recover and build back from the Covid-19 pandemic. Agreed by member of the council's Policy & Coordination Committee, most