Glasgow City Council

New powers to assist Govanhill rogue landlord crackdown

Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 10 July 2015

Glasgow tenants owe £13m in council tax

More than £13.2 million in council tax payments went unpaid to Glasgow City Council in the 2014/15 financial year, according to new figures.

Published 10 July 2015

Research demonstrates link between regeneration and life prospects in Glasgow

Regeneration has helped residents in one of Glasgow’s poorest areas to realise their potential to the extent that they significantly outperform the city average on two key economic measures, according to a new report.

Published 26 June 2015

Glasgow Council facing £103m budget shortfall

Glasgow City Council has unveiled a programme of cuts to save £103 million over 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Published 22 June 2015

Resilient Glasgow conversation launched

A project has been launched to help develop a long-term plan to allow Glasgow more resilient to challenges ranging from climate change to poverty.

Published 18 June 2015

Housing minister backs new £3.4m Glasgow affordable homes development

Flats earmarked for demolition have been given a new lease of life thanks to a £3.4 million regeneration project in Glasgow.

Published 17 June 2015

Athletes’ Village homes make RTPI awards shortlist

The Athletes’ Village in Glasgow is one of nine housing projects competing for the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) prestigious planning awards this year.

Published 17 June 2015

Glasgow reveals plans for £400m share of City Deal

Glasgow City Council has revealed details of the range of projects to benefit from its share of a £1.13 billion City Deal over the next 10 years.

Published 3 June 2015

Glasgow City Council ‘fully acknowledges’ homelessness ‘logjam’

Glasgow City Council has told Scottish Housing News that it “fully acknowledges” people have had to be turned away from its homelessness services as it struggles to deal with a “logjam” in temporary accommodation.

Published 28 May 2015

Remaining families move into £50m Glasgow regeneration project

Hundreds of Glasgow families now reside in new homes after a regeneration project reached a major milestone.

Published 26 May 2015

800 left to sleep rough on Glasgow's streets

Glasgow City Council received almost 5000 applications for homelessness assistance last year.

Published 21 May 2015

Glasgow City Council backs renting reform campaign

Glasgow City Council has passed a motion in support of a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.

Published 19 May 2015

Glasgow homelessness workers step up strike action

Homelessness case workers are stepping up their strike with a rally in Glasgow today.

Published 14 May 2015

Deal signed to bring 550 new homes to Dalmarnock Power Station site

The latest stage on the ongoing transformation of the Glasgow’s East End will see 550 homes constructed on the site of the former Dalmarnock Power Station, it was revealed yesterday.

Published 29 April 2015

Glasgow to introduce spot checks on HMO landlords

Spot checks and bans on collecting rent are being deployed as part of a Glasgow City Council initiative to crack down on landlords running an HMO without a license.

Published 15 April 2015