Glasgow City Council



Shelter Scotland hails ‘major victory’ as it drops Glasgow homelessness legal action

Shelter Scotland has revealed its intention to drop legal action taken against Glasgow City Council over homelessness after the announcement of a historic intervention by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 15 January 2020

New film launched to raise awareness of Simon Community Scotland’s Nightstop service

Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland has launched a powerful new film to raise awareness of its Nightstop project.

Published 8 January 2020

Glasgow homeless centre to close within weeks

A Glasgow centre for young homeless people is to close later this month after a three-month reprieve.

Published 7 January 2020

Swan Group gains consent for 100 new affordable homes in Glasgow

Councillors have approved plans by Swan Group for 100 new affordable homes in Royston, in the north of Glasgow.

Published 18 December 2019

Fitting end to 40th year as Thenue announces more new homes for Glasgow

More new homes for Glasgow’s East End are under way as Thenue Housing’s 40th anniversary year draws to a close.

Published 17 December 2019

Regulator launches inquiry into Glasgow City Council’s homelessness services

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to investigate Glasgow City Council’s service for people who are homeless after finding that a “significant number of people” are still failing to receive temporary and emergency accommodation when required.

Published 9 December 2019

Glasgow City Council's empty homes strategy approved

A strategy to bring between 200-250 empty homes back into use annually over three years in Glasgow has been approved by councillors.

Published 3 December 2019

Glasgow approves strategy to double number of city centre residents

Glasgow City Council has approved a new document which shows the way to doubling the city centre’s population to 40,000 over the next 15 years.

Published 3 December 2019

Partick Housing Association lodges plan to convert former hostel into flats

Partick Housing Association has applied to convert a former community facility into flats.

Published 29 November 2019

Glasgow City Council must ‘step up and prevent a humanitarian crisis’

Glasgow City Council should be “bold” and do more to aid the plight of the asylum seekers facing lock-change evictions by Serco, according to Govan Law Centre solicitor advocate Mike Dailly.

Published 26 November 2019

Council to team up with Govan Housing Association to improve condition of pre-1919 homes

A proposed partnership between Glasgow City Council and Govan Housing Association will aim to tackle the condition of pre-1919 housing in the Ibrox and Cessnock areas of the city.

Published 21 November 2019

Shettleston Housing Association development shortlisted for two UK awards

Shettleston Housing Association’s church conversion and Passivhaus development has been shortlisted in two categories in the national Inside Housing Awards.

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow considers compulsory purchase powers as part of empty homes strategy

Between 200-250 empty homes back into use annually over three years if Glasgow councillors approve the next stages of a new strategy.

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow unveils strategy to double number of city centre residents

A draft strategy which proposes how Glasgow’s city centre population will double in size to 40,000 over the next 15 years is to be open for public consultation.

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow charities call for homeless shelter to open early amid cold snap

Charities in Glasgow are urging Glasgow City Council to open its winter shelter early after a cold snap has caused temperatures to fall below freezing.

Published 19 November 2019