Fife Council

Report highlights economic impact of Kingdom Housing Association in Fife and beyond

An independent report into the economic impact of Kingdom Housing Association’s activities has found that, in addition to creating 700 jobs and generating £40 million for the Fife economy, the Association has saved the NHS and local councils an estimated £48m by enabling vulnerable people to live in their own homes independently.

Published 2 May 2018

Fife hospital tests new model of housing help for homeless patients

Homeless people attending A&E at a Fife hospital are to be given specialist housing advice as part of a ground-breaking service delivered by Shelter Scotland and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

Published 23 April 2018

Residents move into Angus council homes after £2m redevelopment

Residents have official moved into Angus Council's £2 million housing redevelopment at Viewmount.

Published 13 April 2018

Fife Council back 3,500 new affordable homes, including 1,500 council houses

Fife Council’s community & housing services committee has given final approval to the council’s Affordable Housing Programme, which will see 3,500 new affordable homes throughout Fife by 2022.

Published 10 April 2018

Fife Council steps up homelessness and temporary accommodation measures

Councillors in Fife have discussed moves to protect some of the council’s most vulnerable tenants.

Published 6 April 2018

Council agrees to £86m investment in Fife's council homes

Fife Council is to invest more than £86 million in its council homes over the next two years with a further £42m earmarked to fund a new build affordable housing programme in 2019.

Published 5 April 2018

Green light for Glenrothes energy network

Fife Council has approved the construction of a district heating network in Glenrothes town centre.

Published 29 March 2018

Fife Council pledges to save homeless services from closure

Fife Council is to step in to protect homeless services at Gilven House in Glenrothes after a charity revealed that it is to withdraw from providing funding to the project.

Published 6 March 2018

Fife Housing Group colleagues find out more about fire safety

Colleagues from Fife Housing Group’s Housing and Property teams joined members of Fife Council’s Community Safety Team and representatives from the local fire station at the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service headquarters in Cambuslang to learn more about fire safety, fire risks and their referral processes.

Published 6 February 2018

Plans unveiled for new Methil care village

Plans have been unveiled to develop a new care village for older people in Methil.

Published 23 January 2018

Russells helps to cement social housing plans in Scotland

A £12 million social housing project in Scotland has become the latest development to benefit from Russell Roof Tiles’ sustainable concrete roof tiles.

Published 16 January 2018

Final planning hurdle cleared for 1,400 new homes in Fife

Fife Council has given the green light to public art plans that will pave the way for new housing developments in Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes, The Courier has reported.

Published 21 December 2017

Fife becomes first local authority to back Shelter Scotland’s Far From Fixed homeless campaign

Fife Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to sign-up to a major national campaign aimed at tackling homelessness.

Published 13 December 2017

Inverkeithing primary pupils to be involved in new homes project

Pupils from Inverkeithing Primary School are to be involved in Kingdom Housing Association’s regeneration project in East Inverkeithing, where the first phase is underway to provide 53 new homes at Fraser Avenue.

Published 28 November 2017

Council provides another affordable housing boost for Leven

An affordable housing development by Fife Council in Leven is now complete with all 31 houses now occupied.

Published 27 November 2017