Glasgow City Council

£6.8m charitable bond to fund 82 new affordable homes for Govan

South Glasgow is set to benefit from 82 new affordable homes for social rent, helped by £5 million support from an innovative Scottish Government scheme.

Published 1 March 2017

Parkhead Housing Association begins work at former school site

Parkhead Housing Association (PHA) has cut ground on a new development which will deliver 60 new high quality affordable homes at the site of the old Quarrybrae School.

Published 21 February 2017

Plan to acquire and upgrade hundreds more homes in Govanhill

Up to 350 homes in the Govanhill area of Glasgow are to be upgraded and made available for social renting thanks to a funding package that could total over £34 million.

Published 17 February 2017

1,000 new homes pledged as South Lanarkshire Council freezes Council Tax

South Lanarkshire Council has unveiled plans to double its house building programme to 1,000 new homes as it joined two other local authorities in Scotland to yesterday announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax.

Published 17 February 2017

Glasgow City Region councils to collaborate to build 110,000 homes

A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region.

Published 15 February 2017

Glasgow approves energy efficiency and fuel poverty programme

A programme to address issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty in Glasgow over the next five years has been agreed by the local authority.

Published 9 February 2017

Glasgow City Council to scrap sheltered housing fund completely

The budget for sheltered housing in Glasgow is to be scrapped completely rather than reduced by third, the council has been forced to admit.

Published 6 February 2017

MSP warms up with visit to Cube’s Gorget energy centre

An MSP visited Cube Housing Association to learn how tenants in Knightswood are keeping warm while saving money on fuel bills.

Published 6 February 2017

Glasgow City Council outlines £8m grant programme to upgrade PRS homes

An £8 million grant programme to improve private housing in Glasgow has been approved by the local authority for the next financial year.

Published 3 February 2017

£1m of cutbacks planned for sheltered housing in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council is to reduce its sheltered housing budget by £1 million with the shortfall expected to be made up from rent rises, according to reports.

Published 1 February 2017

Council announces £5m improvement programme for Glasgow homes

Information on a £5.12 million improvement programme for almost 200 homes in Priesthill was presented to a Glasgow City Council committee yesterday.

Published 25 January 2017

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

Published 20 January 2017

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

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