Glasgow City Council

Frank McAveety chosen as new Glasgow City Council leader

Former Labour MSP and Scottish Executive minister Frank McAveety is to be the new leader of Glasgow City Council.

Published 10 September 2015

Ceremony marks launch of Bob Allan Conference Centre

A ceremony has been held to mark the opening of a conference centre named after the man who led the transfer of Glasgow’s council housing stock.

Published 2 September 2015

First minister sees Pollokshields regeneration plans progress

First minister Nicola Sturgeon joined past and present residents of a Glasgow housing estate yesterday to celebrate the demolition of problem deck access housing.

Published 1 September 2015

Govanhill’s £9.3m plans to tackle poor housing conditions move forward

Govanhill Housing Association has taken the next steps in its £9.3 million plans to buy and repair poor quality private housing in Glasgow.

Published 17 August 2015

Council approves Glasgow Credit Union mortgage guarantee scheme

Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has approved a new and unique partnership mortgage guarantee scheme between the local authority and Glasgow Credit Union.

Published 14 August 2015

Glasgow Credit Union scheme to help first time buyers

A new scheme is to be launched which will allow people in Glasgow who cannot afford a deposit to buy their home.

Published 12 August 2015

Glasgow City Council pledges 25,000 new homes by 2025

Glasgow City Council has committed itself to building 25,000 new homes in the city over the next decade.

Published 11 August 2015

‘Epic’ project to help Glasgow residents manage their money

A new service has been launched to help people throughout Glasgow improve their financial skills.

Published 6 August 2015

Council ‘will not refer’ users to proposed Glasgow homeless hostel

The developer behind plans to turn a former pub into a homeless hostel has insisted it will carry on with the project after Glasgow City Council revealed it would not refer people to the service.

Published 5 August 2015

Homeless hostel plan for former Glasgow pub

A Glasgow pub once owned by Celtic legend Billy McNeill could be turned into a homeless hostel.

Published 29 July 2015

Strike agreement reached between council and Glasgow homelessness staff

Homeless caseworkers in Glasgow have accepted an offer from the city council after almost four months of strike action.

Published 22 July 2015

Old Glasgow college site could be used for new homes

Around 75 flats could be built at the site of a fire-ravaged college in the West End of Glasgow, according to reports.

Published 16 July 2015

Tenants benefitting from Cube’s ‘Here to Help’ campaign

Cube Housing Association’s drive to improve services by visiting all of its tenants is already bringing in results.

Published 13 July 2015

New powers to assist Govanhill rogue landlord crackdown

Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 10 July 2015

Glasgow tenants owe £13m in council tax

More than £13.2 million in council tax payments went unpaid to Glasgow City Council in the 2014/15 financial year, according to new figures.

Published 10 July 2015