City of Edinburgh Council



Study will 'help future proof' Edinburgh's success

Research into Edinburgh’s future commercial property needs commissioned by the City of Edinburgh Council will helping future proof the success of the capital for generations to come, the authority has said.

Published 23 May 2019

New homes mark completion of £70m transformation of Hyvots

Residents in an Edinburgh community celebrated the opening of 24 new homes which signalled the final chapter in a £70 million regeneration project.

Published 10 May 2019

Expert highlights rent controls as key to reducing poverty in Edinburgh

The independent chair of a commission tasked with tackling poverty in Edinburgh has called for the introduction of strict rent controls in the city.

Published 30 April 2019

Prevention work brings Edinburgh’s homelessness figures down by a fifth

Prevention work by the City of Edinburgh Council has led to a significant reduction in the number of homeless presentations over the last five years.

Published 10 April 2019

New independent housing alliance launches in Edinburgh

Eight housing associations and co-operatives in Edinburgh have established a new alliance to share skills, experience and resources which will allow them to deliver an enhanced service to their customers and the wider community.

Published 25 March 2019

Studies to explore plans for Edinburgh’s homeless to share tenancies or rent rooms in PRS

Matching people who are living in bed and breakfast accommodation to share a tenancy or supporting them into renting a room in private homes are options to be explored by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 25 March 2019

Homeless people ‘have 18-month wait’ for permanent home in Edinburgh

People who are homeless in Edinburgh face an 18-month wait for permanent accommodation, new statistics have shown.

Published 5 March 2019

Edinburgh Council to progress tenement flat buy back offer to allow for repairs

A new initiative which will see the City of Edinburgh Council buy tenement flats from owners and rent them back to ensure essential repairs are carried out are to be progressed.

Published 25 January 2019

Edinburgh Living affordable housing partnership delivers first new homes

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has visited the first homes to be delivered as part of a new housing partnership between the City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish Futures Trust.

Published 24 January 2019

Public consultation launched as City of Edinburgh Council bids to save £41m

The City of Edinburgh Council has published draft budget proposals for the next financial year as it bids to save £41 million.

Published 21 January 2019

Dunedin Canmore marks first stage of Craigmillar transformation

The first phase of a multi-million pound transformation of a community in Edinburgh has taken shape with the launch of 111 new energy-efficient homes.

Published 18 January 2019

Work starts on 60 affordable homes in Edinburgh

Work has started on two projects which will provide 60 new affordable housing in Edinburgh.

Published 11 January 2019

Emergency accommodation for Edinburgh homeless opening just in time for Christmas

Just in time for Christmas, 20 emergency beds have been created for people who are homeless in Edinburgh.

Published 21 December 2018

Edinburgh short term lets appeals dismissed

Three appeals challenging a City of Edinburgh Council policy to take enforcement action when properties are being misused as short term lets have been dismissed by the Scottish Government.

Published 30 November 2018

Edinburgh’s Poverty Commission holds inaugural meeting

A commission formed to tackle poverty in Edinburgh met for the first time yesterday to define the long-term responses needed to significantly reduce poverty in the city.

Published 28 November 2018