Glasgow City Council

Council issues CPO on Glasgow tenement block owned by slum landlords

Glasgow City Council is to force through a sale of a Govanhill tenement block after its landlords failed to keep the property in an acceptable condition.

Published 22 March 2019

Glasgow to introduce stricter licensing conditions to curb impact of HMOs

Landlords in Glasgow are facing stricter new conditions on how they operate their property as part of an effort to curb the impact that houses of multiple occupancy (HMO) can have on communities.

Published 8 March 2019

Glasgow to pilot changes to asylum process

Glasgow could become the first city in the UK to pilot changes to the asylum process after a multi-agency taskforce recommended a number of proposed reforms.

Published 6 March 2019

Tenants move into new GHA homes in Cardonald

GHA has hailed the transformative impact of its new homes on the lives of its tenants and communities.

Published 27 February 2019

Glasgow veterans’ art club wins further funding

An art club founded by a tenant of Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) in Glasgow has won a further grant of £4,590, building on a similar grant received last August.

Published 11 February 2019

Glasgow approves new strategy to make best use of its property and land estate

Glasgow City Council has approved a Property and Land Strategy which will guide how the council makes the best use of its substantial property and land estate.

Published 8 February 2019

Homelessness charities join new initiative which offers practical help for beggars in Glasgow

Glasgow is to set up an Alternative Giving scheme to help transform the lives of people of who participate in begging.

Published 7 February 2019

New masterplan points way ahead for £56m regeneration of Govan

A vision for the regeneration of Govan which proposes the construction of 200 new homes has been considered by Glasgow City Council’s neighbourhoods, housing and public realm committee.

Published 31 January 2019

Council considers new property and land strategy for Glasgow

Glasgow City Council could relocate its offices from the city centre to key regeneration areas across the city as part of a new strategy being considered to help the authority make best use of its property and land.

Published 31 January 2019

Homeless deaths in Glasgow averaging at one a month, charity warns

One homeless person is dying while sleeping rough in Glasgow every month, a charity has revealed.

Published 25 January 2019

Professor Brian Evans named Glasgow’s first-ever City Urbanist

Glasgow City Council has appointed Professor Brian Evans as its first City Urbanist to enhance the city’s approach to place-making and connectivity.

Published 25 January 2019

Green light for new 600-home suburb in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved planning permission in principle for a Queens Cross Housing Association-driven project for a new 600 home development in the north of the city.

Published 21 December 2018

Glasgow City Council leader visits new Gorbals homes

New Gorbals Housing Association welcomed Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council, when she visited their brand new housing development to help handover keys to new tenants.

Published 11 December 2018

Glasgow City Council knew about Serco refugee eviction plans ‘for months’

Plans by private housing provider Serco to evict hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow were known by senior managers at Glasgow City Council for months, according to reports.

Published 4 December 2018

Glasgow approves almost £8m to support private housing repairs for disabled people

Almost £8 million is to be allocated for the repair of the private sector housing stock and adaptation works for disabled people in Glasgow for the financial year 2018/19.

Published 30 November 2018