Aberdeenshire Council

Energy efficiency efforts continue in Aberdeenshire as Scottish Housing Day marked

The efforts being made to improve energy efficiency in Aberdeenshire Council's housing stock are being highlighted as Scottish Housing Day was marked across the country yesterday.

Published 16 September 2021

Aberdeenshire applicants given greater control under 'choice-based lettings' approach

Applicants for council housing in Aberdeenshire can now choose the specific properties they hope to secure, following the introduction of a new ‘choice-based lettings’ application process.

Published 27 August 2021

Tenant participation roadshow gets underway across Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council’s housing team is running its Tenant Participation Summer Roadshow over the coming fortnight.

Published 12 August 2021

Aberdeenshire council tenants and applicants encouraged to sign up for new Housing Online portal

A new online system for applying for council housing and accessing rent information in Aberdeenshire is now live.

Published 22 April 2021

Building firm defies odds to complete Banff residential project

Owners of a Scottish building firm defied the odds when they took on a project just as covid struck but completed it with weeks to spare.

Published 14 April 2021

Aberdeenshire Council allocates £350,000 for rapid rehousing plan in 2021/22 budget

Aberdeenshire Council has allocated £350,000 for its rapid rehousing plan, increasing the range of permanent housing within the social and private rented sectors as part of its 2021/22 budget.

Published 18 March 2021

Aberdeenshire housing application system readies for launch

Applicants for council and housing association properties in Aberdeenshire are being advised of a temporary pause to online applications as a new system prepares for launch.

Published 11 March 2021

Green light for new homes in Oldmeldrum

Councillors have approved plans for 37 new homes to be built in the Aberdeenshire town of Oldmeldrum, with land to be set aside for 12 affordable homes as part of the application.

Published 3 March 2021

Castlehill affordable homes plan approved

Plans for ten new affordable homes in the north-east village of Insch have been approved by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 18 February 2021

Aberdeenshire Council agrees council tax and housing rents for coming year

Aberdeenshire Council met and agreed Council Tax rates and housing rents across the region for the coming year today.

Published 12 February 2021

Castlehill Housing Association affordable homes handed over in Banff

Castlehill Housing Association has confirmed that it has taken delivery of properties at Golden Knowes in the Aberdeenshire town of Banff.

Published 28 January 2021

Number of housing projects approved throughout Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure services committee has decided on a number of planning applications involving new homes across the region.

Published 27 January 2021

Plans to convert Lairhillock Lodge into homes given green light

Plans to convert Lairhillock Lodge near Stonehaven into two three-bedroom and three four-bedroom homes have been approved by Aberdeenshire Council.

Published 26 January 2021

Plans submitted to expand Aberdeenshire village by 26 homes

Ellon-based JKR Contractors Limited has submitted plans to build 26 new homes on an area of disused land in the north-east village of Fetterangus.

Published 5 January 2021

New homes completed in Stonehaven and Laurencekirk

More than 30 new properties are being made available for social rent in Stonehaven and Laurencekirk following the completion of two new developments.

Published 24 December 2020