Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen City Council’s temporary accommodation spending tops £7m

Aberdeen City Council has spent more than £7 million on temporary accommodation for homeless people over the last year, the Evening Express has reported.

Published 9 August 2017

Scottish councils step up tower block inspections

Local authorities across Scotland have carried out urgent assessments of their properties in the wake of the catastrophic incident at Grenfell Tower last week.

Published 20 June 2017

Scottish landlords reassure tower block residents in wake of London blaze

Social landlords across Scotland have moved to reassure residents of their respective tower blocks following the fatal fire in London.

Published 15 June 2017

Full business case to be developed for Aberdeen heat network

Aberdeen City Council has agreed to press on with a full business case for the proposed Phase 1 heat network in Torry which would be connected to about 800 homes and public buildings.

Published 25 May 2017

June start expected for Aberdeen flats development

Work to create almost 370 flats at a former Aberdeen school could start as early as June, it has been revealed.

Published 13 April 2017

Aberdeen councillors back business plan to create up to 3,000 homes

A five-year business plan for the Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP has been supported by councillors, paving the way for the delivery of up to 3,000 homes in the city.

Published 21 March 2017

Event offers advice for caring for pre-1919 houses in Aberdeen

People living in heritage properties in Aberdeen can find out how to maintain them at a free event tomorrow.

Published 14 March 2017

First look at next generation Aberdeen council homes

Construction has finished on the first council home to be built in Aberdeen in 10 years.

Published 10 March 2017

Council Tax rates frozen by four more local authorities

Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax.

Published 24 February 2017

Aberdeen study launched to inform plans for hundreds of new city centre homes

Aberdeen City Council has commissioned a major study which will be used to take forward a number of City Centre Masterplan projects aimed at delivering new homes.

Published 21 February 2017

Aberdeen tower residents vote for building improvements

Residents of three Aberdeen multi-storeys have voted on how £100,000 will be invested in their buildings and surrounding areas.

Published 9 February 2017

Judge rejects homeless human trafficking victim’s claim for housing

A human trafficking victim whose application for accommodation as a homeless person was rejected by a Scottish local authority has had a legal challenge against the decision dismissed.

Published 26 January 2017

Aberdeen district heating network project moves to next stage

A £9.5 million District Heating Network which would provide lower-cost heating for residents in Aberdeen took a step forward at a council committee yesterday.

Published 25 January 2017

Aberdeen tops Scottish Public Services Ombudsman housing complaints list

The proportion of complaints to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) about council housing is twice as high in Aberdeen as in the rest of Scotland.

Published 29 November 2016

Signing ceremony completes £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal

The £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal agreement was officially signed yesterday, paving the way for investment in housing and better connectivity across the region.

Published 22 November 2016