Perth n Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross Council’s homelessness services rated as ‘excellent’

The housing support service provided by Perth & Kinross Council has been praised in a report from the Care Inspectorate following an unannounced inspection in March.

Published 17 May 2016

Green light for 3000-home village on outskirts of Perth

Councillors have approved plans for a £1 billion new community of 3000 new homes to the north of Perth.

Published 12 May 2016

Council campaign aims to ensure that tenants put Rent 1st

Perth & Kinross Council’s housing service has launched a new drive to ensure that all its tenants are clear about their responsibilities to pay rent.

Published 10 May 2016

Councillors to consider two substantial housing developments near Perth

Two separate developments which would provide a combined total up to 4500 homes near Perth are set to be considered by council planners on Wednesday.

Published 9 May 2016

Plans to supply affordable heat to over 200 homes in Perth

An innovative renewable heating project which could help to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Perth is to be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 14 April 2016

Perth and Kinross is 'fastest growing region' after house building boost

New house building figures have been hailed as evidence that Perth and Kinross is one of the fastest growing regions in Scotland.

Published 8 April 2016

New Perth and Kinross allocations policy goes live

The housing allocations’ policy used by three of the biggest social housing landlords in Perth and Kinross has been updated.

Published 1 April 2016

Final phase of Perth housing development completed

The final phase of a housing development at Jeanfield in Perth has been handed over to the local authority.

Published 29 March 2016

£3.2m Fairfield Housing Co-operative development nears completion in Perth

Much needed affordable homes are nearing completion in the penultimate phase of the Muirton Park regeneration in Perth.

Published 15 March 2016

Public consultation on new Local Housing Strategy for Perth and Kinross

A public consultation has been launched on the new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for Perth and Kinross.

Published 10 March 2016

John Swinney opens new social housing in Balbeggie

Perthshire North MSP and deputy first minister, John Swinney, visited Balbeggie on Friday to officially open the latest new housing development built by Perth & Kinross Council.

Published 7 March 2016

Courses help young people in Perth get ready for renting

Young people have successfully taken part in “Renting Ready” courses in Perth to prepare them for a successful tenancy.

Published 25 February 2016

Perth and Kinross agrees budget to tackle inequalities

Perth & Kinross Council has agreed a final budget for 2016/17 which signals investment of over £12.5 million to protect vulnerable people, work with communities and build upon the area's reputation as a destination for world class events.

Published 15 February 2016

Final few weeks for Perth and Kinross health and social care consultation

There's still time to take part in consultation on how health and social care services in Perth and Kinross will be delivered locally in the future.

Published 6 January 2016

Council officer named ‘Outstanding Individual’ at national empty homes conference

Isobel Butt, Perth & Kinross Council's vacant property development officer, has been recognised for her work to bring both residential and commercial empty properties back into use.

Published 23 December 2015