City of Edinburgh Council

Housing apprentices welcomed at City of Edinburgh Council

An induction day has been held for 22 new apprentices joining the housing service at the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 19 October 2017

CCG continues affordable housing commitment to Edinburgh

CCG (Scotland) Ltd is continuing to deliver affordable housing for Edinburgh with a sustained focus in the East of the city where the firm is currently building 111 new affordable homes as part of the first phase of the Craigmillar Town Centre Masterplan on behalf of Dunedin Canmore.

Published 18 October 2017

Dunedin Canmore opens new digital learning centre in Edinburgh

A new state-of-the-art digital learning centre providing free internet and computer access has opened at Edinburgh’s Slateford Green Community Centre.

Published 4 September 2017

Councillors unveil new planning blueprint to ‘protect and develop’ Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled proposals for a new planning system which aims to increase the number of affordable homes in the Capital.

Published 16 August 2017

Manor Estates completes third phase of insulation projects

Manor Estates Housing Association has completed the third phase of its external wall insulation programme on houses and flatted properties.

Published 2 August 2017

194 new homes planned for Craigmillar town centre

Architects have submitted plans for the construction of 194 new homes at Craigmillar town centre on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council’s 21st Century Homes house building programme.

Published 26 July 2017

Edinburgh and Glasgow homeless charities appoint joint chief executive

Services for people sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh and Glasgow are expected to be improved following a deal struck between two charities specialising in ‘outreach work’.

Published 13 June 2017

Ombudsman condemns council’s failure to notify landlord of housing benefit delay

The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) has criticised the City of Edinburgh Council over its failure to notify a landlord that his tenant’s housing benefit would not be paid.

Published 25 May 2017

Edinburgh approves masterplan for over 1,300 homes at New Brunstane

A housing development of over 1,300 homes in Edinburgh has edged closer after councillors gave initial plans the green light.

Published 21 April 2017

Plans for 1,400 Edinburgh homes recommended for refusal

A £280 million development near Edinburgh Airport consisting of 1,400 new homes, hundreds of which would be affordable homes, has been recommended for refusal by council officials.

Published 19 April 2017

Social accommodation set for former Edinburgh care home site

Esh Border Construction has won a £1.5 million tender to transform a dilapidated Edinburgh care home into much-needed social housing.

Published 5 April 2017

Ex-Army officer loses appeal over ‘right to buy’ discount on council house

A former member of the armed forces who claimed he was entitled to a larger discount on the purchase price of his council home than he was offered under “right to buy” legislation has had his appeal refused.

Published 30 March 2017

Residents continue to be satisfied with life in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council’s latest Edinburgh People Survey has found that residents continue to be satisfied with life in the Capital.

Published 23 March 2017

Dunedin Canmore marks start of work on 111 new affordable homes for rent

Work has started on 111 new affordable homes for rent as part of a major regeneration project in an Edinburgh community.

Published 13 March 2017

Edinburgh Council to provide ‘one stop shop’ for developers in-house

The City of Edinburgh Council has made the decision to change current arrangements for city development by providing a new, in-house one stop shop for developers and investors.

Published 2 March 2017