Dundee City Council

Dundee City Council pledges to build 600 new homes

Tens of millions of pounds worth of new homes are to be built in Dundee in a bid to tackle the city’s housing crisis.

Published 5 January 2017

Improvements to Dundee council houses in the pipeline

Council tenants in Dundee, including residents at a sheltered housing complex, will see improvements to their homes if councillors accept a series of tenders next week.

Published 5 January 2017

Dundee gets external wall insulation programme boost

Dundee City Council’s successful external wall insulation programme looks set to receive a boost with additional cash from a number of national sources.

Published 6 December 2016

Dundee hails reduction in rough sleeping numbers

Dundee City Council’s housing convener has attributed the continuing decline in rough sleeping numbers to the city’s prevention approach to homelessness.

Published 5 December 2016

Dundee Council unveils new £400m five-year building programme

Dundee City Council has outlined plans to invest almost £400 million on infrastructure projects across the city over the next five years.

Published 28 October 2016

Dundee Council to discuss ‘historically low’ rent increase

Council house tenants in Dundee could end up with the second lowest rent increase in the city council’s history if councillors back a consultation on the options next week.

Published 27 October 2016

Housing minister visits Dundee affordable housing development site

Housing minister Kevin Stewart was in Dundee yesterday to see progress on an affordable housing development in the Hilltown area of the city.

Published 21 October 2016

Homes plan submitted for site of demolished Dundee multis

Plans have been submitted for up to 166 new homes on the site of the former Derby Street multis in Dundee.

Published 13 October 2016

Dundee steps up investment in energy efficient homes

More than £25 million has been spent on energy efficiency measures in Dundee homes in the past three years with another £3m in the pipeline.

Published 16 August 2016

Dundee development offers tenants the future of affordable housing today

An innovative new housing development is giving people in Dundee the chance to benefit from life enhancing and money saving features which could become common place in affordable housing in the near future.

Published 28 July 2016

Dundee set for £13m new housing and fuel poverty work

More than £10 million of investment could see up to 150 affordable new homes built in Dundee in the next two years.

Published 8 June 2016

Dundee’s first National Housing Trust development up for top housing award

A Broughty Ferry development containing the first homes to be delivered in the Dundee area under the Scottish Government’s National Housing Trust (NHT) initiative has made it through to the final stages of the prestigious Scottish Home Awards.

Published 10 May 2016

Councillors asked to approve Dundee homes tender

A near £10 million project to provide 81 affordable homes on the site of former multis in Dundee will move forward next week when the local authority discusses tenders for the development.

Published 20 April 2016

Dundee City Council picks up top award for external insulation works

A popular scheme that cuts fuel bills, improves energy efficiency and the local environment has scooped a national award.

Published 13 April 2016

Black’s Blog: Jimmy Black is puzzled about sheltered housing

Sheltered housing generally involves a warden call system. If tenants press their buttons when the wardens have gone home, the alarm may go through to the council’s community alarm system. Two systems? Why does there need to be two systems which effectively do the same thing?

Published 31 March 2016