Glasgow City Council

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

Council commits £67m to help fund over 1,000 new Glasgow affordable homes

Glasgow City Council has approved over £67 million of funding to support the delivery of 1,076 affordable homes across the city.

Published 7 October 2016

Council tenant’s legal challenge to rent agreement rejected

A council house tenant who challenged an occupancy agreement after falling into arrears, on the grounds that the local authority failed to consider her ability to pay the rent, has had her petition dismissed.

Published 4 October 2016

Housing minister sees North Toryglen transformation first hand

Housing minister Kevin Stewart saw for himself yesterday how a Glasgow community has been transformed.

Published 29 September 2016

Council outlines 20-year vision for Easterhouse with 6,000 new homes

The Greater Easterhouse area of Glasgow is set to be transformed with 6,000 new homes and new nurseries and schools as part of a 20-year revamp plan.

Published 28 September 2016

Council sells former Glasgow school site for new homes

Glasgow City Council has approved the sale of the former Golfhill Primary School site for new housing in Dennistoun.

Published 27 September 2016

New housing repairs website launched to save homeowners ‘hundreds of millions’

A major new free website designed to help private flat owners carry out repairs to their shared properties has been launched by housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP at an event in Glasgow today.

Published 21 September 2016