Dundee City Council

Councillors to discuss tenders for Dundee housing improvements

Nearly £300,000 worth of housing improvements are to be carried out in Dundee.

Published 9 June 2017

Dundee council homes to benefit from £4m external wall insulation work

A near £4 million programme of external wall insulation is to be installed into Dundee City Council homes thanks to the Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland, councillors will be told next week.

Published 8 June 2017

‘Vast majority’ of Dundee’s private homes would fail to meet new government standards

Angus Housing Association director, Bruce Forbes, has likened some properties in Dundee to slums and claimed many homes will not meet new Scottish Government standards.

Published 12 April 2017

Caledonia granted planning permission for Dundee affordable homes

The creation of 28 new affordable homes in Dundee took a step closer last week when Dundee City Council granted planning permission for Caledonia Housing Association’s £3.5 million development at the former Taybank Works site on Morgan Street.

Published 7 April 2017

Regulator publishes inquiry report into complaints handling

A national inquiry report into how social landlords handle complaints has found that while most landlords have accessible complaints policies and handle complaints well, some could do more to promote their complaints policy, and make better use of feedback.

Published 1 March 2017

Council Tax rates frozen by four more local authorities

Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax.

Published 24 February 2017

Dundee to decide on wall insulation project

Dundee councillors are set to approve plans on Monday to install external wall insulation on 92 properties at a cost of over £642,000.

Published 10 February 2017

Welfare reform ‘will cost Dundee economy £100m a year’

The UK government’s welfare reform measures are set to cost Dundee’s economy almost £100 million every year by 2021, according to new research.

Published 9 February 2017

Dundee Council’s five-year £65m investment recommended for approval

A £65 million investment to build hundreds of homes in targeted “priority” areas throughout Dundee is set to get the green light.

Published 7 February 2017

Green light for 163 homes in Dundee

Dundee City Council has approved plans to build 163 homes on the site of two former multis in the city’s Hilltown area.

Published 19 January 2017

Draft redevelopment brief for prominent Dundee site

People living near Dundee landmark Maryfield House could be consulted on the future use of the site.

Published 18 January 2017

Council tenants in Dundee back 1.25 per cent rent increase

Dundee City Council is to increase its rents for council homes by 1.25 per cent after tenants backed the plans following an eight week consultation.

Published 16 January 2017

Councillors urged to approve plans for 163 homes in Dundee

Plans to build more than 150 homes on the site of two former Dundee multis have been recommended for approval.

Published 13 January 2017

Concerns that thousands of private landlords are unaware of laws

Shelter Scotland has raised concerns that thousands of private landlords may be operating without full knowledge of their legal responsibilities.

Published 11 January 2017

Success for Dundee’s Private Landlord Support Officer Project

A project which provides support to private landlords in Dundee is having a positive impact in its first year of operation, councillors will hear next week.

Published 6 January 2017