Dundee City Council

Dundee City Council given thumbs up from tenants

Council house tenants in Dundee have given their landlords the thumbs-up in a recent survey in a performance bettering the Scottish average.

Published 4 July 2018

Angus Housing Association chief calls out Dundee council over landscaping maintenance

The head of Angus Housing Association has called on Dundee City Council to “up their game” when it comes to the quality of landscaping maintenance they carry out in Whitfield and other residential parts of the city.

Published 14 June 2018

Dundee to consider district heating strategy

Pioneering technology applied to a tried and tested principle introduced in Dundee almost a century ago is set to take the city into a low carbon future.

Published 29 May 2018

Dundee City Council signs ‘forward thinking’ agreement with Homes for Scotland

Dundee City Council has signed an agreement with industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) aimed at ensuring the on-going delivery of the range of homes required to meet the needs of its population.

Published 24 April 2018

Work starts on new homes for Dundee’s Hilltown

Demolition works are soon to start which will enable work to get underway on a site in Dundee which will transform the look of the Hilltown.

Published 24 April 2018

More Dundee homes to receive external wall insulation

The latest £1.7 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme in Dundee is to provide warmer, more energy efficient homes at another 232 properties, councillors will hear on Monday.

Published 19 April 2018

TIS unveils 2018 National Excellence Awards finalists

The Tenants Information Service (TIS) has announced the shortlist for the TIS National Excellence Awards: Inspire to Achieve, after receiving an impressive response and high quality nominations across all nine award categories

Published 4 April 2018

Housing minister visits Hillcrest affordable housing development in Dundee

Minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, was in Dundee yesterday to visit the site of a new affordable housing development which will bring 163 new homes to the city.

Published 22 February 2018

600 rough sleepers to be offered housing through Social Bite campaign

Around 600 of Scotland’s most vulnerable rough sleepers are to be provided with homes and continuing support to sustain their tenancies under an imitative launched by social enterprise Social Bite.

Published 21 February 2018

FOI request reveals ‘misleading’ flats demolition report to Dundee City Council

A Dundee City Council report recommending the demolition of 26 flats was “seriously misleading” and highlights a lack of consultation among the affected tenants, according to the city's former housing convener.

Published 9 February 2018

Dundee City Council to continue external wall insulation investment

Councillors in Dundee are to discuss plans for the latest £1 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme on another 120 homes throughout the city.

Published 8 February 2018

Dundee council committee unanimously agrees to 3% rent rise

Councillors in Dundee have approved a 3% rise in council housing rents to assist the ongoing regeneration of the city’s housing estates.

Published 26 January 2018

Dundee facing £70m budget deficit over next three years, councillors told

Dundee City Council has warned that it could be faced with having to make nearly £70 million of savings over the next three years.

Published 5 December 2017

Housing professionals share good ASB practice at Hillcrest HQ

Staff from housing associations across Scotland gathered at the Hillcrest Group’s HQ in Dundee last week to discuss the best approaches for tackling anti-social behaviour.

Published 4 December 2017

Dundee housing development could resurrect old street name

A street name that disappeared when two Dundee multi storey blocks were built could be resurrected if councillors back the move next week.

Published 22 November 2017