Hugh Andrews is living testimony to Wheatley Group’s commitment to tackle homelessness in Scotland. The 37-year-old had been homeless for 13 years before moving into a Wheatley home in Clydebank as part of the pioneering Housing First partnership.
West Dunbartonshire Council is leading the way with initiatives to ensure tenants are as involved as possible in decision making. In the past four years, a number of enhancements have been made to ensure tenants can be actively involved in Housing decisions that affect them.
The first residents have been welcomed to Clydebank’s new £14.092 million state-of-the-art care facility at Queens Quay House. In line with coronavirus restrictions, residents from Mount Pleasant House and Frank Downie House moved in over a two day period, and will remain within the
A report assessing West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing service has highlighted a number of positive improvements in the past year. The Scottish Social Housing Charter report shows the service continues to perform well in areas including homelessness, re-letting empty properties and complianc
Community groups are being invited to bid for up to £5,000 to help transform their local area as part of the West Dunbartonshire Council's Community Budgeting initiative. Community Budgeting is designed to increase local participation and decision making and as the fifth phase launches,
The first tenant has moved into West Dunbartonshire Council's brand new development. Shirley Floyd has told the council of her excitement at moving into the "amazing" home. Ms Floyd moved into the three-bedroom semi detached house in Inler Gate, Haldane, on October 9.
The development of new affordable council homes in West Dunbartonshire is set to continue at pace for the next five years according to the council's Social Housing Improvement Plan (SHIP). The plan has revealed that more than 1,200 new social housing properties are to be introduced throughout the ar
West Dunbartonshire Council is seeking comments from the Scottish Government on a plan to introduce enhanced fire safety measures across the area’s high rise buildings. The proposed programme of further enhancements, including upgrades to window panels in 11 blocks, as well as installation of
A pilot scheme to support care leavers with their rent will be rolled out across West Dunbartonshire on a permanent basis. The initiative means that care leavers in full-time education and living in their own council property will not be required to pay rent while they study.
More than 500 vulnerable residents have been supported by West Dunbartonshire Council’s homelessness and housing options team so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team, which continued to operate a 24/7 service throughout lockdown, increased the provision of accommodation by 40% to meet de