City of Edinburgh Council
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 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
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
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
People who are homeless in Edinburgh face an 18-month wait for permanent accommodation, new statistics have shown.
Published 5 March 2019
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
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
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
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 has started on two projects which will provide 60 new affordable housing in Edinburgh.
Published 11 January 2019
Just in time for Christmas, 20 emergency beds have been created for people who are homeless in Edinburgh.
Published 21 December 2018
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
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
The first tenants have begun moving into new homes being built by the City of Edinburgh Council as part of a project to provide hundreds of affordable flats and houses on seven small brownfield sites across the city.
Published 27 November 2018
The City of Edinburgh Council breached housing legislation 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation for more than the seven-day legal limit, it has been revealed.
Published 26 November 2018