Moray Council



Moray's homeless spending more time in temporary accommodation

Homeless people in Moray spent a total of 51,560 days in temporary accommodation last year – an increase of more than 3000 days on the previous year.

Published 15 September 2016

Visitors shown progress of £6m Moray affordable housing development

A group of dignitaries have been shown around the site of a new £6m affordable housing development in Elgin, the construction of which has been made possible through a strong partnership between Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association, Moray Council, the Scottish Government and Health and Social Care Moray.

Published 12 September 2016

CPOs of derelict Moray buildings edge closer

Moray Council has contacted the owners of vacant or derelict buildings with a view to issuing compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to those which have an adverse impact on their surroundings.

Published 7 September 2016

Work begins on £2.5m Moray supported housing

Construction has started on a new £2.5 million housing development in Moray for adults with complex care and support needs.

Published 26 August 2016

Permanent approval for Moray Gypsy/Traveller site

A family has been granted permanent planning permission for a previously unauthorised Gypsy/Traveller site in Moray.

Published 16 June 2016

Consultation begins on accessible housing in Moray

An eight-week consultation has been launched by Moray Council on revised guidance to private developers on accessible housing for the elderly and disabled.

Published 6 May 2016

Inspectors praise Moray Council’s housing support service

Moray Council’s housing support service has been praised in a report from the Care Inspectorate.

Published 27 April 2016

2500-home Elgin South draft masterplan approved

Councillors have approved a draft masterplan for a major new residential development on the southern edge of Elgin.

Published 20 April 2016

New 1,500-home community planned for Elgin

Proposals have been submitted to Moray Council for the first phase of a development which will eventually bring 1,500 new homes to Findrassie on the northern edge of Elgin.

Published 24 March 2016

Robertson hands over 19 homes to Moray Council

A construction firm has handed over keys to 19 new homes to Moray Council, marking the completion of an 11-month £2.6 million affordable housing project.

Published 9 March 2016

Moray Council to maintain council tax freeze in face of government sanctions

Moray Council has dropped plans to put up council tax by 18 per cent after local authorities were told they could face sanctions if they did not agree to the Scottish Government's freeze.

Published 2 February 2016

Moray Council to consider raising council tax

Moray Council could become the first Scottish local authority to break the eight year council tax freeze.

Published 13 January 2016

Improved online help for Moray housing queries goes live

People using the Moray Council’s housing service are now able to manage more online than ever before thanks to a raft of improvements to the website.

Published 26 November 2015

Moray councillors approve plans for over 260 homes

Plans for a 261-house development in Lossiemouth have narrowly been given the go-ahead with restriction placed on construction traffic.

Published 23 November 2015

Volunteers unveil community planning vision for Forres

A small committee of local volunteers are bringing an innovative and inclusive community planning project to Forres.

Published 2 November 2015