Moray Council

Plans for affordable housing development in Moray rejected

Moray councillors have unanimously voted against the building of 22 homes in Hopeman.

Published 11 October 2017

Increased cash incentive fails to encourage Moray council tenants to downsize

Moray Council has been urged to design new methods to encourage tenants to downsize after it was revealed that increased cash incentives have failed to boost housing stock.

Published 25 August 2017

Moray set to cap developer obligations as it strives for ‘the highest quality developments’

Councillor Claire Feaver, chair of Moray Council’s planning and regulatory services, has said the council will settle for “nothing less than the highest quality developments” for Moray after the local authority said it is working to introduce a cap on developer obligations in the region.

Published 16 August 2017

Moray struggling to fill hospital and school roles due to lack of affordable housing

A lack of affordable housing in Moray and the north-east is leaving local schools and hospitals struggling to fill crucial roles, according to reports.

Published 2 August 2017

First Minister meets residents of pioneering ‘community care’ housing complex

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was given an official tour yesterday of one of Hanover Scotland’s brand new housing developments for older people in Moray that uses pioneering design and research to bring health care back into the community.

Published 18 July 2017

Moray Council approves first phase of Elgin South Village development

Moray Council has approved detailed plans for the first 870 new homes, two new schools and a state-of-the-art Moray Sports Centre at the new Elgin South Village.

Published 28 June 2017

Council to increase provision of affordable homes in Moray

Moray Council is on course to complete more than 240 new affordable homes over the next three years.

Published 6 June 2017

First phase of 2,500-home Elgin development seeks council approval

Construction of the first phase of a 2,500-home development in the south of Elgin could begin later this year, subject to approval from Moray Council.

Published 5 June 2017

Street names for sale at Moray housing developments

Moray Council is giving local businesses the opportunity to sponsor new street names as a way of raising much needed revenue.

Published 2 June 2017

Empty Elgin cottages converted into new rehab accommodation

Work has been completed on converting a row of semi-derelict cottages in Elgin to rehabilitation accommodation for patients leaving hospital.

Published 21 March 2017

Councillors turn down Elgin affordable housing application

Proposals for a development of affordable housing in Elgin were unanimously rejected by Moray councillors last week.

Published 20 March 2017

New assessment method for medical housing points in Moray

Changes are to be made to the way Moray Council awards additional points to housing applicants who think their current home is not suitable because of their clinical health condition and/or disability.

Published 10 March 2017

Revised Moray downsizing scheme approved by councillors

Councillors have approved a revised incentive scheme to encourage council tenants in Moray to downsize from under-occupied houses.

Published 8 March 2017

Moray Council launches 172-home masterplan consultation

An eight-week consultation on a draft masterplan for the Dallas Dhu area on the outskirts of Forres has been launched by Moray Council.

Published 30 January 2017

Consultation agreed on development briefs for Moray housing sites

Councillors agreed to a six-week period of public consultation on draft development briefs for five sites earmarked for residential development in Moray.

Published 18 January 2017