Aberdeenshire Council

Communities celebrate two new council housing developments in Aberdeenshire

New council houses were officially opened in two Aberdeenshire communities on Friday.

Published 30 September 2019

Scottish Government overturns rejection of 113 Aberdeenshire homes

The Scottish Government has overturned Aberdeenshire Council's rejection of plans to build 113 homes in Tarves, The Press and Journal reports.

Published 23 September 2019

Police Scotland lodge plans to build flats

Police Scotland has lodged plans to build flats on Inverurie police station grounds.

Published 17 September 2019

Aberdeenshire Council to hold drop-in day at sheltered homes

Aberdeenshire Council will hold a drop-in day at various sheltered housing locations across Aberdeenshire to celebrate Scottish Housing Day.

Published 17 September 2019

Osprey beats the odds to deliver another 23 affordable homes in Peterhead

Peterhead’s affordable housing stock received a significant boost this week with the official launch of 23 new homes by Osprey Housing Group.

Published 11 September 2019

Aberdeenshire to consult on housing allocation policy review

Aberdeenshire Council is to update its housing allocation policy to take account of changes introduced by the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 and a move towards reducing timescales for rehousing tenants.

Published 30 July 2019

Councillors approve Castlehill Housing Association development plans in principle

Castlehill Housing Association has progressed plans for 220 homes at Chapelwell.

Published 25 July 2019

Rapid Rehousing funding increased by £9m

An additional £9 million of funding will be provided to local authorities to prevent homelessness and help people into more permanent accommodation.

Published 18 July 2019

Work begins on affordable Sanctuary homes in Portsoy

Housing provider Sanctuary Homes is on site in Portsoy to build 44 much-needed new affordable properties.

Published 5 July 2019

Aberdeenshire Council takes ownership of new homes for rent

Inverurie, Oldmeldrum and Peterhead are the latest communities to benefit from Aberdeenshire Council’s new-build housing strategy, with 63 new homes reaching completion between the three developments.

Published 18 June 2019

New strategy launched by North East tenants and landlords

A collective of tenants, residents, registered social landlords and local authorities in the North East celebrated the launch of a strategy and action plan over lunch with social housing tenants, residents, staff and partners.

Published 17 June 2019

Number of fires in Aberdeenshire homes fall for fifth successive year

The number of fires taking hold in Aberdeenshire homes has fallen for the fifth year in a row, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has revealed.

Published 11 June 2019

Archaeology investigation under way at Angus housing and business development site

Early works for a housing and business development at an Angus farm have enabled a team of archaeologists to investigate the area for any buried historical evidence.

Published 6 June 2019

Plan outlines potential for more than 2,000 new Aberdeenshire homes over next five years

Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to invest more than £150 million in the delivery of affordable housing over the next five years have been published following positive feedback from the Scottish Government.

Published 21 May 2019

Revised Ballater school affordable housing plans given green light

Grampian Housing Association’s plans to convert a disused Victorian school site in Royal Deeside into 24 affordable homes have been approved by councillors.

Published 13 May 2019