Glasgow City Council

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

Glasgow City Council helps homeless people claim over £500,000 in benefits

Homeless people have been helped by Glasgow City Council to apply for more than £500,000 in benefits.

Published 3 October 2019

Shelter Scotland begins court action against Glasgow City Council

Shelter Scotland’s bid for a judicial review into Glasgow City Council’s “unlawful practice of denying homeless people temporary accommodation” will begin today.

Published 2 October 2019

Glasgow City Council sets carbon neutral target for 2030

Glasgow City Council has announced that the city has been set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Published 27 September 2019

Glasgow City Council hosts refugee homelessness event

Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Refugee Council (SRC) hosted an event on the impact of homelessness on refugees yesterday.

Published 26 September 2019