Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council announces £112m housing investment and council tax freeze

Renfrewshire Council has announced it will invest £112.98 million in council housing over the next three years and will implement a council tax freeze.

Published 5 March 2021

'Zero carbon' social homes among first priorities of £1m Renfrewshire climate change fund

A new standard for 'zero carbon' social housing, a quarter of a million-pound investment in electric vehicles and the restoration of peatlands are to be among the first projects launched as part of Renfrewshire Council's £1 million investment to tackle climate change.

Published 4 March 2021

Link Group delivers 293 much-needed homes despite lockdown

Despite ongoing national restrictions, Link Group has continued to work safely with its construction partners to build affordable homes for the people and families who need them most.

Published 19 January 2021

Work begins to create new amenity homes in Paisley

Construction work on new amenity housing in the centre of Paisley is now under way.

Published 18 January 2021

£100m council housing investment to aid Renfrewshire’s road to recovery

Councillors will this week be asked to approve plans for at least £100 million of additional investment over the next ten years in council housing across Renfrewshire as part of a strategy for the region's economic and social recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 14 December 2020

Council cancels £4.5m Paisley housing retrofit programme

A £4.5 million retrofit programme to reduce carbon emissions and boost the energy efficiency of 75 terraced homes in Paisley has been cancelled by Renfrewshire Council.

Published 28 October 2020

Renfrewshire Council child poverty initiatives help boost incomes of struggling families

Child poverty initiatives implemented by Renfrewshire Council have helped boost the incomes of struggling families in Renfrewshire.

Published 24 September 2020

Work begins on 131 affordable homes in Paisley

A £19 million affordable housing project set to transform an area of Paisley is under way.

Published 16 September 2020

Plans progress to transform connectivity in Renfrewshire

CityFibre is rolling out its full-fibre network to homes and businesses in Renfrewshire as part of a £40 million investment.

Published 15 September 2020

‘World first’ £1m deal to install Internet of Things in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council is to install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its social housing stock which measures temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels and provides early alerts on issues such as problems with ventilation and potential dampness.

Published 6 July 2020

Plans submitted to convert empty Paisley town centre buildings into flats

A prominent Paisley town centre site which has lain empty for a decade could be brought back into use as new flats – with a proposal to sell it to developers Nixon Blue going to councillors next week.

Published 16 March 2020

Paisley Housing Association praises Renfrewshire job fair

Paisley Housing Association has praised Renfrewshire’s employment creation drive after a hugely-successful jobs fair was held in the town.

Published 11 March 2020

Renfrewshire Council outlines £75m housing investment

New build and current council housing in Renfrewshire is to benefit from a £75 million investment over the next three years after the local authority agreed it Housing Capital Investment Plan.

Published 10 March 2020

Paisley Housing Association strikes deal to refurbish town centre tenements

Town centre tenements in Paisley are due to undergo a mutimillion-pound renovation thanks to a refurbishment deal struck between Paisley Housing Association and Renfrewshire Council.

Published 27 February 2020

Architects publish ten-year vision for Paisley in town centre pilot

The Paisley Centre shopping facility could be repurposed into a new residential quarter under radical new plans to reimagine the town and reverse Scotland’s declining High Streets.

Published 27 January 2020