Perth n Kinross Council

Redundant public sector site redeveloped into affordable homes for Perth

A former UK government building in Perth is being transformed with 62 new homes in a bid to tackle the local affordable housing shortage.

Published 22 December 2015

Perth affordable homes recommended for approval

Planning officials have advised councillors to approve plans for 164 new homes in Perth, at least 41 of which will be classed as affordable.

Published 3 December 2015

New loan fund to help bring empty Perth & Kinross buildings back into use

Perth & Kinross Council has this week officially launched its Empty Property Loan Fund - a new interest-free loan designed to help owners of long-term empty buildings to repair or convert them for use as affordable housing.

Published 2 December 2015

Contractor appointed for final phase of Muirton development

Caledonia Housing Association has appointed Urban Union as the developer on a project to provide over 200 new homes in Perth.

Published 24 November 2015

Perth and Kinross delivers new council homes for Auchterarder

Perth & Kinross Council's multi-million pound programme of social housing construction has taken another major step forward with the completion of a new development in Castlemains, Auchterarder.

Published 11 November 2015

Perth & Kinross Council to consider Living Wage proposal

A proposal for Perth & Kinross Council to become a Living Wage Accredited employer will be considered by councillors next week.

Published 2 October 2015

Health and Social Care integration reaches milestone in Perth and Kinross

The integration of Health and Social Care services in Perth and Kinross reached a milestone when the final meeting of the Integration Pathfinder Board was held, to be replaced by the new local Integration Joint Board.

Published 29 September 2015

Perth & Kinross Council seeks to buy more ex-local authority homes

Perth & Kinross Council is currently seeking people interested in selling their ex-local authority housing to purchase through its ‘Buy-Back’ scheme.

Published 2 September 2015

Plan to improve Perth and Kinross housing repairs service

Councillors are to be updated on developments being progressed by Perth & Kinross Council's housing repairs team and improvements underway following feedback received in a tenant satisfaction survey.

Published 24 August 2015

Perth and Kinross consultation on council house rent structures

Council tenants in Perth and Kinross are being invited to take part in a review of the housing rent charging structure.

Published 20 August 2015

Fresh Almond Valley application submitted due to planning anomaly

Developers behind a plan to build 1,400 homes, a primary school and leisure features to the west of Perth have been forced to withdraw the initial application due to a “procedural” planning issue.

Published 28 July 2015

John Swinney opens new Blairgowrie Credit Union service

A new Perth and Kinross Credit Union (PKCU) service in Blairgowrie was officially opened today by deputy first minister and MSP for Perthshire North John Swinney.

Published 3 July 2015

Plans submitted for new 3000-home village on outskirts of Perth

Springfield Properties has submitted plans for a £1 billion new community at Bertha Park, Perth.

Published 30 June 2015

New homes included in Perth’s £30m Mill Quarter development

A new £30m development including a cinema, gyms, bars, restaurants and housing is to be built in Perth.

Published 30 June 2015