Glasgow City Council



First Minister kick starts work on new GHA homes in Ibrox

Work has started on 150 new GHA homes as part of plans to transform a community in the south of Glasgow.

Published 23 January 2017

Glasgow approves plan for 15,000 new homes over five years

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Published 20 January 2017

Robroyston train station to accelerate plans for almost 1,600 homes

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Published 20 January 2017

Legal challenge into Glasgow City Council housing repairs grants dismissed

A homeowner who claimed that Glasgow City Council acted beyond its powers in imposing a condition that a property owner required to pay their share of the cost of repairs to a tenement by the time the final account for the works was issued or be liable for the full costs has had his legal challenge dismissed.

Published 12 January 2017

Councillors approve £3.7bn City Building ownership restructure

Glasgow City Council has agreed to share ownership of its construction business City Building Glasgow with Wheatley Group in a 50/50 joint venture worth £3.7 billion.

Published 12 December 2016

Glasgow sites made available for housing associations to build 750 homes

Glasgow City Council has approved the disposal of 16 sites across the city to allow for the construction of approximately 750 new social homes.

Published 8 December 2016

Nine men struck off Glasgow landlord register

Nine rogue landlords have been barred from renting properties in Glasgow after failing to meet legal obligations.

Published 29 November 2016

Housing plan to help create 50,000 new jobs in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has announced plans to build 25,000 new homes by 2025 as part of a pledge to create 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new businesses across the city.

Published 28 November 2016

Glasgow City Council outlines £5m home energy efficiency programmes

Over £5 million is to be allocated to three affordable warmth and energy efficiency programmes in Glasgow, councillors have been told.

Published 17 November 2016

Glasgow City Council launches low-cost loan to tackle payday industry

Glasgow City Council has announced that it is backing a low-cost loan that significantly removes the risk of financially-vulnerable citizens entering into a cycle of debt.

Published 10 November 2016

Glasgow’s ‘Homelessness Rights Hubs’ making real difference to people’s lives

A project which targets some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable citizens who need urgent intervention because they are sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness is successfully helping people in times of crisis, a report has revealed.

Published 27 October 2016

Govanhill housing acquisition and repair programme extended

A successful pilot project to allow homes in Govanhill to be acquired and brought into the social rented sector has been awarded a further £2.5 million of funding.

Published 13 October 2016

Housing can help Glasgow ‘overcome’ Brexit challenges

Glasgow City Council has called on the Scottish and UK governments to transfer surplus land to the council for major housing building programmes as part of a range of measures to help the city overcome the issues created by Britain leaving the European Union.

Published 11 October 2016

Housing associations awarded funding for capital projects in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved almost £3.6 million of funding for four projects that have successfully bid for Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) support.

Published 10 October 2016

Progress on reducing vacant and derelict land in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has considered the progress made over recent years in tackling the issue of derelict and vacant land in the city, and approved the programme for Vacant and Derelict Land Fund for the next year.

Published 10 October 2016