City of Edinburgh Council

Hillcrest delivers 18 new affordable homes in Edinburgh

An eye-catching and much-needed development of 18 new flats for social rent was handed over to delighted tenants in Edinburgh last week.

Published 5 August 2015

New chief executive takes the reins at City of Edinburgh Council

The new chief executive of City of Edinburgh Council is set to begin work today.

Published 27 July 2015

Silver lining for Edinburgh housing development

An Edinburgh housing development has received a silver award from The Considerate Constructors Scheme.

Published 22 July 2015

Barratt Homes to deliver affordable homes across the capital

Barratt Homes has unveiled plans to deliver 96 affordable homes at three housing developments across Edinburgh, which are collectively worth in excess of £10 million.

Published 21 July 2015

Edinburgh takes first steps towards health and social care integration

The first official step towards a jointly led health and social care service will take place on Friday when the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board meets for the first time.

Published 16 July 2015

Prevention strategy credited with driving down Edinburgh homelessness

Edinburgh has a smaller proportion of rough sleepers than any other city in Scotland, according to new figures released by the Scottish Government.

Published 7 July 2015

Edinburgh homeless organisation to close services amid funding cuts

An Edinburgh homeless charity has warned that vital services in the city are being closed or cut back because of a reduction in funding from the council.

Published 30 June 2015

Housing minister opens pioneering age friendly development in Edinburgh

Housing minister Margaret Burgess has visited the first residents at a recently completed development that is set to become a new model of housing for older people.

Published 24 June 2015

PoLHA training programme receives over £200,000 funding

Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) training programme for young people Training Opportunities in Lothian (TOiL) has secured over £200,000 funding which will allow it to expand its services into East Lothian.

Published 19 June 2015

Green light for new phase of NHT homes in Edinburgh

The Scottish Government has given the go ahead for 80 new affordable homes in Edinburgh, part of almost 1,000 homes earmarked for sites across the city.

Published 17 June 2015

Work begins on sixth new care home in Edinburgh

Construction work has begun on a major project to build Edinburgh’s latest new, fit for purpose care home as part of continued investment in services for older people.

Published 8 June 2015

Link completes new affordable housing in Granton

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at Shortbread Court, Granton has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s housing convener, councillor Cammy Day.

Published 3 June 2015

City of Edinburgh Council backs renting reform campaign

The City of Edinburgh Council has passed a motion in support of a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.

Published 28 May 2015

Edinburgh housing development sails off with top award

The Sailmaker Apartments in Leith, which were built by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners, have won an esteemed industry award.

Published 22 May 2015

Edinburgh youngsters offered lessons in life skills to help reduce homelessness

An innovative pilot scheme has been launched to teach young people in Edinburgh the skills they need to stay off the streets and to find work.

Published 20 May 2015