Perth & Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross rent bond scheme celebrates ten years of success

A Perth & Kinross Council scheme that gives people easy access private rented housing has reached its 10th anniversary.

Published 6 September 2019

Consultation launched on affordable housing need in Blairgowrie

A public consultation has been launched to find out what kind of affordable housing is needed in Blairgowrie.

Published 5 September 2019

Green light for first phase of Scone North housing development

The first phase of a 700-home development on the northern edge of Scone has narrowly gained planning approval.

Published 29 August 2019

Watchdog notes ‘robust financial planning’ at Perth and Kinross Council

Robust financial planning has put Perth and Kinross Council in a good position to tackle a projected budget shortfall of £52 million over the next five years but it must continue to drive forward improvements, the Accounts Commission said today.

Published 22 August 2019

Kingdom Housing Association expands development activity in Perthshire

Kingdom Housing Association has unveiled a new development of 26 houses, the first phase of a £7.1 million 50-unit project on the outskirts of Rattray in Perthshire and Kingdom’s first project in the Blairgowrie area.

Published 16 August 2019

Fairfield joins Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register

Fairfield Housing Co-operative is the latest social landlord to sign up for the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR).

Published 8 August 2019

Perth 'Smart Flat' showcases tech that helps people live independently for longer

A new 'Smart Flat' showcasing how the use of technology can support vulnerable people to continue living independently in their own homes has opened in Perth.

Published 2 July 2019

New bus connects Bertha Park to Perth town centre

A new milestone has been reached at Perth’s new Bertha Park village with an extended bus route connecting the village to town and giving the community a convenient way to travel.

Published 25 June 2019

Abernethy set for affordable homes after Hadden approval

Perthshire-based housebuilder Hadden Homes has gained planning consent to build 29 private family homes for sale plus 10 affordable homes in the village of Abernethy.

Published 19 June 2019

New study to explore homelessness prevention in Perth & Kinross

Perth & Kinross Council has commissioned a five-month inquiry to establish the factors that lead to people sleeping rough.

Published 25 April 2019

Council delivers new kitchens and bathrooms for Perth residents

Hundreds of tenants have had new kitchens and bathrooms fitted in their homes thanks to a multi-million pound Perth & Kinross Council improvements programme.

Published 25 March 2019

Regeneration blossoms at final phase of Muirton development

Caledonia Housing Association, Perth & Kinross Council, Fairfield Housing Co-operative and Kevin Stewart MSP gathered this week to commemorate the completion of the final stage of the Muirton regeneration project in Perth.

Published 13 March 2019

65 new affordable homes planned for Scone

Perth & Kinross Council has announced plans to deliver 65 affordable homes on the former Glebe Primary School site in the village of Scone.

Published 12 February 2019

Perth & Kinross rapid rehousing plan presented to Scottish Government

A Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP) setting out how Perth & Kinross Council will continue its work to minimise homelessness has been presented to the Scottish Government.

Published 21 January 2019

Council rent increase to be considered by Perth & Kinross councillors

Perth & Kinross Council will this week consider setting a 1.5% increase for council house rents in 2019/20 following a consultation with tenants.

Published 21 January 2019