Glasgow City Council

Govanhill Housing Association reaches 300th property in buy and repair programme

Govanhill Housing Association’s bid to improve living conditions in the area reached another milestone this week with the purchase of its 300th property.

Published 12 September 2019

Glasgow to host UN climate conference next year

Glasgow has been officially named as host for the United Nations climate talks in November 2020.

Published 11 September 2019

Shelter Scotland hits crowdfund target of £15,000 to cover Glasgow City Council legal action

Shelter Scotland’s crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help meet the legal costs for taking Glasgow City Council to court has hit its initial £15,000 target within two weeks.

Published 5 September 2019

Glasgow to host UN conference on city living next week

A United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) conference on city living will be held in Glasgow on September 11-13.

Published 5 September 2019

Partick Housing Association secures £13m funding to build new homes

After securing £13 million in funding from Allia C&C, Partick Housing Association will build more than 140 new homes in the west end of Glasgow over the next five years.

Published 4 September 2019

International summit calls for humanitarian safety net for households not entitled to benefits

At a major international summit taking place in Glasgow this week, the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and international charities will call for the Home Office to enable a humanitarian safety net in Scotland for those who sought refugee protection and are unable to receive homelessness support because of their immigration status.

Published 4 September 2019

First Minister visits new Glasgow Housing Association homes

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Glasgow Housing Association's (GHA) latest development of 152 affordable flats in Ibrox yesterday.

Published 3 September 2019

Glasgow City Council makes steady progress on regeneration of derelict land

A report carried out by Glasgow City Council has revealed that between 2017 and 2018, 66.4% of vacant and derelict land in the city has been developed for housing.

Published 30 August 2019

Sanctuary Scotland funds boxing club

Sanctuary Scotland has given funding to Glasgow's Nitshill Noble Art gym.

Published 28 August 2019

Glasgow City Council plans 'threaten safety net of free advice and legal representation'

A council's decision to close a fund supporting the provision of free advice in relation to housing, financial inclusion and social welfare law in Glasgow has been condemned by a leading lawyer.

Published 27 August 2019

Elderpark hosts Big School Dinner at Govan school

Elderpark Housing has thrown a Big School Dinner at Govan's Hills Trust School to celebrate the restoration of the building as the Association's new offices.

Published 27 August 2019

Partick Housing Association to build new affordable homes

Partick Housing Association (PHA) has begun a new project to build 24 new flats for social rent.

Published 26 August 2019

Obituary: Former Glasgow city councillor and Queens Cross HA chairman John Gray

John Gray, who has died aged 88 after a period of ill health, was a former Glasgow Corporation, Glasgow District, Strathclyde Regional and Glasgow City councillor representing South Maryhill and environs from 1965 to 2007.

Published 26 August 2019

Glasgow event to show way forward for self-build homes

A drop-in event is being held in Maryhill Burgh Halls this weekend that will provide information on an innovative self-build project in that part of Glasgow.

Published 22 August 2019

Living Rent holds 'lock-in' to highlight council's 'failure' to protect Glasgow asylum seekers

Tenants' union Living Rent held a symbolic 'lock-in' at Glasgow City Council on Tuesday and sent a letter of demands urging the local authority to take responsibility for asylum seekers facing eviction via lock changes by Serco.

Published 21 August 2019