Councillor Frank McAveety with the homelessness easement card and IWS resources Glasgow City Council’s Poverty Leadership Panel (PLP) has launched a pocket sized information card to help homeless jobseekers.
Glasgow City Council has approved a long term housing plan for Govanhill that has earmarked £6.4 million to allow housing associations to build 350 new homes in the area. The funding for the new homes will be channelled through housing associations over the next four years with eight sites in the a
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. The new homes – a mix of houses and flats – will be built by Elderpark Housing Association.
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. The ceremony was performed by leader of Glasgow City Council Frank McAveety in front of an audience of invited guests last week.
Kevin Stewart shown a refurbished flat in Govanhill as part of the buy and repair scheme last year 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.
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. Inverclyde and Renfrewshire councils also confirmed that they would
A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region. The move, the first of its kind in Scotland, will see the authorities pursue a common economic strategy between now and the year 2035.
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. The action plan for Glasgow City Council’s 2017-22 Affordable Warmth Programme has been informed by four key policy themes which are improving Glasgow's h
Bob Doris MSP (centre), joins Cube housing officer Leanne Stanger and Cube director David MacKenzie at Gorget’s district heating energy centre An MSP visited Cube Housing Association to learn how tenants in Knightswood are keeping warm while saving money on fuel bills.
An £8 million grant programme to improve private housing in Glasgow has been approved by the local authority for the next financial year. Glasgow City Council's Private Sector Housing Grant programme (PSHG) includes works such as disabled adaptations, lead pipe replacements and support for maintena
A Very Sheltered Housing development in Linstone 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.
Information on a £5.12 million improvement programme for almost 200 homes in Priesthill was presented to a Glasgow City Council committee yesterday. The council was asked to intervene after concerns had been raised by residents and elected members about the condition of the homes, known locally as
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joins Councillor Frank McAveety, local elected members, staff from the Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Government, contractors Cruden as well as Wheatley Group and GHA tenants and staff to mark the start of work at Hinshelwood Drive, Ibrox Work has started on 150 ne