City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan ‘facing £77m black hole’

The City of Edinburgh Council’s plan to deliver 20,000 new affordable homes by 2027 faces a funding shortfall of £77 million, new figures have revealed.

Published 12 November 2018

More clarity required into introduction of rent pressure zones

The City of Edinburgh Council is to request that the Scottish Government conducts a review into the effectiveness of a rent pressure zone (RPZ) after a report found that the policy is not fit for purpose.

Published 6 November 2018

District heating in place at Edinburgh council housing development

A district heating network is set to service a new housing development in Edinburgh.

Published 17 October 2018

Work begins on new council housing development in Craigmillar

Work on a major new housing development at Craigmillar town centre for the City of Edinburgh Council is now underway.

Published 9 October 2018

Edinburgh Council seeking views on city services

Residents and businesses in Edinburgh are being asked for their views as part of 10-week public engagement developing a four-year strategy to meet the changing demands of the city and its services.

Published 4 October 2018

Expert to lead new Edinburgh Poverty Commission

The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed an independent chair to lead a new commission which will shine a light on and recommend ways to address poverty in the capital.

Published 3 October 2018

Further recognition for affordable homes at Leith Fort

Having already won a string of awards including the coveted Saltire Medal at the Saltire Housing Design Awards, Leith Fort has been named Affordable Housing Development of the Year at the Herald Property Awards for Scotland.

Published 1 October 2018

Population of Edinburgh on track to overtake Glasgow, built environment conference told

Edinburgh is due to outstrip Glasgow within the next 15 years to become Scotland’s biggest city, the chief executive of the Scottish capital’s council has said.

Published 20 September 2018

Housing minister visits Hillcrest and Bield on Scottish Housing Day

Hillcrest Housing Association and Bield Housing & Care celebrated Scottish Housing Day yesterday with a visit from Kevin Stewart MSP.

Published 20 September 2018

Blog: Homes and communities top of the agenda

To mark Scottish Housing Day, City of Edinburgh Council housing convenor, Cllr Kate Campbell, discusses the challenges that lie ahead.

Published 19 September 2018

Major Edinburgh placemaking consultation

Members of the public are being invited to have their say in a major new consultation about how people want the heart of Scotland's capital to look, feel and function.

Published 17 September 2018

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

Edinburgh Council submits plans for 70 homes across two sites

The City of Edinburgh Council is continuing it 21st Century Homes commitment to deliver 20,000 new homes within a decade with the submission of plans for two new developments.

Published 23 August 2018

New Inclusive Homelessness Service plans approved in Edinburgh

Recommendations to house a new Inclusive Homelessness Service on the site of the former Panmure St Ann’s school have been approved by the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB).

Published 8 August 2018

Edinburgh to discuss recommendations to improve regulation of short term let industry

A team dedicated to dealing with complaints about short term lets could be set up in Edinburgh under new proposals being considered by the local authority.

Published 3 August 2018