Fife Council



Flats planned at former Kirkcaldy library

Plans to convert a listed former Kirkcaldy library and clinic into new flats have been approved by Fife Council.

Published 24 April 2020

Fife to ask housebuilders to contribute to health and social care facilities

Housebuilders could soon be asked to make a financial contribution to health and social care facilities when planning permission is granted for new developments in Fife.

Published 9 April 2020

Work begins on nine new council homes in Leslie

Councillor Judy Hamilton, convener of Fife Council's community and housing services committee, marked the start of construction of nine new council houses in Leslie by performing the sod-cutting ceremony.

Published 18 March 2020

Tenants move into new council homes in Fife

Tenants have been moving into a new council housing project in Thornton in Fife. 

Published 17 March 2020

Fife Council hosts Fuel Poverty Conference

Fife Council hosted its Fuel Poverty Conference this week, bringing partners together to help people who are struggling to pay for heat and power in their homes.

Published 12 March 2020

Increased HMO charges 'should not be passed onto students' says Fife Council

There is no need for any increase in charges for HMO (house of multiple occupancy) licenses to be passed on to students who are concerned about rent rises, Fife Council has reiterated.

Published 12 March 2020

Fife Council agrees 3% rent increase

Fife Council has agreed a one-year rent increase of 3% for council house tenants from April 2020.

Published 2 March 2020

Fife Council agrees 2020-21 budget amid £15m budget gap

Members of Fife Council have agreed a budget for the year ahead which includes a 4.84% council tax increase amid a £15.449 million budget gap.

Published 28 February 2020

Work begins at new council homes in Dunfermline

Fife Council's community and housing services committee convener, Councillor Judy Hamilton, has marked the start of construction of new council houses in Dunfermline by performing the sod-cutting ceremony.

Published 25 February 2020

Report highlights energy potential of Scotland's parks

The untapped energy potential from Scotland’s parks and greenspaces could provide low carbon heat for homes and reduce the nation's carbon footprint, research published today by greenspace scotland has revealed.

Published 24 February 2020

Work begins on new affordable homes for Inverkeithing

Fife Council has marked the start of construction of new council homes in Inverkeithing.

Published 19 February 2020

Fife Council to reassure students on HMO charges

Fife Council is to contact student representatives from the University of St Andrews this week to explain the need for an increase in charges for HMO licenses - and that there should be no need to pass on any increase in fees, to students who are concerned about rent rises.

Published 12 February 2020

Green light for new Fife climate action strategy

Changes to how people heat and power their homes have been set out as part of a new climate action plan for Fife.

Published 7 February 2020

Former St Andrews school site could host affordable homes

With the listing of the former Madras College site in St Andrews for sale, Fife Council has produced a guidance document for developers which recommends that the site be used for housing.

Published 31 January 2020

Campion Homes development plans approved

Campion Homes has been granted permission to build 29 new homes in Star of Markinch.

Published 29 January 2020