Glasgow City Council



Wheatley rolls out new £33m tenant-designed repairs service

A new improved £33 million repairs service is being rolled out to thousands of tenants and factored homeowners in the west of Scotland following Wheatley becoming joint owner of City Building (Glasgow) earlier this year.

Published 15 September 2017

Starting orders for second phase of Laurieston regeneration

Work is set to get underway on the next phase of regeneration at the award-winning Laurieston Living development in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.

Published 8 September 2017

Nine Govanhill landlords struck from council register

Glasgow City Council has banned nine landlords in the Govanhill area from renting out homes following a string of failures and concerns over the condition of properties.

Published 5 September 2017

Council approves £67m funding for more affordable homes in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved the next stage of its Affordable Housing Supply Programme (AHSP) with almost £67 million to be allocated towards the development of affordable housing in the city in the current financial year.

Published 1 September 2017

Council given permission to extend Govanhill Enhanced Enforcement Area

Glasgow City Council has been granted additional powers to tackle problems in the private rented sector (PRS) in Govanhill.

Published 30 August 2017

Glasgow set for £350m affordable homes boost

More than £350 million is to be invested into Glasgow to fund thousands of affordable homes over the next four years.

Published 29 August 2017

City Building contributes £9m to Glasgow City Council

City Building has almost grown the amount it returns to Glasgow City Council by more than two thirds with over £9 million set to be reinvested in public services across the city, according to its annual results.

Published 15 August 2017

Business leader claims homeless people are ‘damaging trade’ in Glasgow city centre

Beggars and rough sleepers in Glasgow city centre are damaging trade and putting shoppers off visiting the city, according to a leading Scottish business figure.

Published 3 August 2017

Urban Union seals deal to deliver over 130 homes in Pollokshaws

Glasgow’s Pollokshaws is set for its next phase of regeneration after developers Urban Union acquired land in the area.

Published 2 August 2017

Glasgow to develop sustainable solutions to fuel poverty with €4.1m EU grant

More than €4 million has been awarded to Glasgow City Council to develop sustainable solutions tackling issues such as fuel poverty, ageing infrastructure and air quality on its new smart street district.

Published 28 July 2017

13 housing associations trial Glasgow Housing Register

A new pilot project is set to reduce the amount of applications social housing applicants have to fill out in the Glasgow area.

Published 13 July 2017

New money advice service will help thousands in Glasgow avoid financial crisis

Thousands of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Scotland’s biggest city will be given a personal money mentor as part of a pioneering new scheme to tackle poverty and inequality.

Published 6 July 2017

Around 70 attend successful Glasgow homelessness summit

Around 70 people took part in the first summit of the new Glasgow City Council administration, which focussed on homelessness and rough sleeping.

Published 6 July 2017

Funding to complete restoration of landmark Parkhead school

The restoration of a former school building to be used by Parkhead Housing Association can now be completed after Glasgow City Council approved over £567,000 of new funding.

Published 20 June 2017

Glasgow homes could be reassigned to North Lanarkshire Council

A consultation is underway on proposals to assign the homes of a number of Glasgow residents to a different local authority.

Published 16 June 2017