Council housing news
Published on Wednesday 1 May 2013
Construction begins today (Wednesday, 1 May) on a new housing development in Craigmillar, which will deliver 60 affordable homes.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Edinburgh tenants have given Council housing in the city a vote of confidence in a new survey.
Monday 8 October 2012
A package of measures is being introduced to improve security on the landings of housing blocks in the south west of Edinburgh.
Monday 10 September 2012
Five innovative City of Edinburgh Council projects are going for gold in prestigious UK public service awards.
Monday 23 July 2012
Contractors are starting to demolish three blocks of flats in the North Sighthill area of Edinburgh from today (23 July).
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The first new council home to be built for a generation in Edinburgh will be officially handed over to the new tenant today (22 February).
Thursday 27 October 2011
Another 89 affordable homes are to be built in Edinburgh under the National Housing Trust (NHT) initiative.
Tuesday 11 October 2011
Ex-service personnel have been given a boost in their bid to find a new home by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Tuesday 4 October 2011
Council tenants are being offered the chance to shape the city’s housing services at a conference in the Capital this weekend.
Monday 29 August 2011
The project which will see the first new council homes built in Edinburgh for more than a generation has been short listed for another major housing award.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
The skyline of North Sighthill in Edinburgh will be changed forever with the dramatic demolition of three tower blocks on Sunday 25 September 2011.
Thursday 14 July 2011
As the country’s main energy suppliers are set to increase their prices by up to 20% this year, the City of Edinburgh Council it doing its bit to help council tenants cut their household bills.
Friday 10 June 2011
A major housing award has been achieved by the project which will see the first new council homes built in Edinburgh for more than a generation.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
A multi-million pound refurbishment of two of Edinburgh’s 1960s high rise flats has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a contractor to kick start the transformation.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Edinburgh's ambitious project to build the first new council homes for a generation has taken an exciting step forward.
Wednesday 2 February 2011
The City of Edinburgh Council is carrying out an online survey on affordable housing needs in the Capital.
Tuesday 5 October 2010
Carbon monoxide monitors will be installed in every council home in Edinburgh with a gas supply over the next two years.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Construction work on the first new council homes for a generation in the Capital is set to begin following the appointment of a developer.
Wednesday 4 August 2010
Moving costs boost for Edinburgh council tenants switching homes * Pilot could free up dozens of under-occupied homes * Potential for lengthy waiting lists for families to be reduced
Thursday 29 July 2010
* Potential for up to 600 affordable homes to be built * Scottish Government underwrite Council loans * Boost for construction industry and local businesses
Tuesday 8 June 2010
Public Health Minister Shona Robison will see pioneering home care developments implemented by The City of Edinburgh Council at a special visit tomorrow (9 June).
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Over half of Council homes in Edinburgh have now attained the Scottish benchmark standard for quality thanks to focused investment.
Friday 12 March 2010
A new service offering Edinburgh cancer patients, their families and carers advice and support to help them secure statutory welfare benefits has been officially launched.