Glasgow City Council

Glasgow unveils strategy to double number of city centre residents

A draft strategy which proposes how Glasgow’s city centre population will double in size to 40,000 over the next 15 years is to be open for public consultation.

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow charities call for homeless shelter to open early amid cold snap

Charities in Glasgow are urging Glasgow City Council to open its winter shelter early after a cold snap has caused temperatures to fall below freezing.

Published 19 November 2019

Southside Housing Association to celebrate the past and showcase the future with Gorbals tenement renovation

The restoration of one of the last standing grade A listed tenements in the Gorbals will be celebrated at an event later this month hosted by Southside Housing Association (SHA).

Published 15 November 2019

Plans lodged to transform popular Rangers pub into flats

Property developer Big Top Productions intends to demolish a former pub in Glasgow city centre which was traditionally popular with Rangers fans to build new apartments.

Published 7 November 2019

GHA celebrates 3000th home milestone

Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has celebrated the completion of its 3000th home.

Published 4 November 2019

Latest report on basic income feasibility published

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of citizens basic income (CBI) pilots in Scotland have published an interim report into their findings.

Published 4 November 2019

Glasgow City Council approves £500m five-year housing investment plan

Glasgow City Council has approved a plan which aims to potentially bring around £500 million of investment into the building of new affordable homes and improving the quality and condition of existing housing in the city.

Published 1 November 2019

Glasgow brings forward tenant downsize incentive scheme

Glasgow City Council has agreed to progress its plan to offer housing association tenants incentives to downsize so homeless families can move into large properties. The Glasgow Housing Transfer Incentive Scheme

Published 1 November 2019

Glasgow leads the way supporting vulnerable families living in the PRS

A unique service within Glasgow City Council is working with families living in the city’s private rented sector (PRS) to prevent homelessness and address issues relating to child poverty.

Published 23 October 2019

GHA builds 46 new affordable homes in Merchant City

Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has started work on a second development of flats for affordable rent in Glasgow’s Merchant City.

Published 22 October 2019

Glasgow to distribute nasal spray to homelessness services to help prevent fatal overdoses

A special nasal spray is to be issued to staff in Glasgow’s homelessness services in a bid to prevent fatal drugs overdoses.

Published 15 October 2019

Glasgow's Universal Credit support hubs bring in £15m in financial gains

Glasgow City Council's Universal Credit support hubs have brought in more than £15.2 million in financial gains for people living in the city.

Published 15 October 2019

Former Glasgow hostel residents move into new homes

A total of 34 formerly homeless people have moved into their new homes after the closure of hostels in Glasgow.

Published 15 October 2019

Glasgow landlord fined £270 for trying to collect rent illegally

A Glasgow landlord has been fined after he demanded rent from a tenant despite having been issued a council ban.

Published 9 October 2019

City Building welcomes 60 new apprentices

Glasgow construction firm City Building has recruited 60 new craft trade apprentices, helping to tackle the industry’s skills gap and creating valuable job opportunities for young people across Glasgow.

Published 8 October 2019