Perth & Kinross Council



Perth and Kinross targets £69.4m housing investment with 3.5% rent increase

A 3.5% increase in council rents throughout Perth and Kinross will be put to councillors next week to help fund the local authority’s planned five-year investment programme of £69.4 million.

Published 23 January 2020

Perth & Kinross hails ‘significant reduction in homelessness’ with Home First approach

A 'Home First' approach to tackling homelessness has led to an 18.9% reduction in homelessness presentations in Perth and Kinross, a new report has confirmed.

Published 23 January 2020

Proposal of application notice submitted for Perth West project

A proposal of application notice has been submitted to Perth & Kinross Council for a new development which would expand the boundaries of Perth west of the A9 at the Broxden roundabout.

Published 21 January 2020

Green light for retirement living scheme in Kinross

Juniper Residential has welcomed the planning approval of its proposals for a retirement living scheme on the site of the former Windlestrae Hotel in Kinross.

Published 16 January 2020

Kingdom Housing Association joins Perth & Kinross Common Housing Register

People who apply for social housing through the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR) will now have more choice after Kingdom Housing Association joined the register.

Published 28 November 2019

Perth & Kinross Council to host fuel poverty awareness sessions

Community groups and frontline staff who work with the public in Perth and Kinross are invited to attend free events that raise awareness of fuel poverty and how it can be tackled.

Published 12 November 2019

Regulator satisfied with Perth & Kinross Council's approach to housing services

Perth & Kinross Council is one of only three local authorities to be given a completely clean bill of health for its housing services by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR), a report to councillors has highlighted.

Published 29 October 2019

Perth & Kinross Council identified as 'sector-leader' in tackling homelessness

A report on the performance of Perth & Kinross Council's Housing Services has highlighted its sector-leading approach to tackling homelessness.

Published 28 October 2019

Demolition begins at former Caledonia Housing Association flats in Perth

Caledonia Housing Association's development team gathered in Perth on Thursday to watch the demolition of thirty of the Association’s former flats in Newhouse Road.

Published 25 October 2019

GS Brown submits plans for 75 flats overlooking St Johnstone FC's stadium

GS Brown has submitted plans to Perth & Kinross Council to build 75 flats overlooking St Johnstone FC's stadium.

Published 24 October 2019

New Hillcrest housing development in Blairgowrie officially opens

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has officially opened a new £8 million housing development located in Blairgowrie.

Published 23 October 2019

Perth & Kinross rent bond scheme celebrates ten years of success

A Perth & Kinross Council scheme that gives people easy access private rented housing has reached its 10th anniversary.

Published 6 September 2019

Consultation launched on affordable housing need in Blairgowrie

A public consultation has been launched to find out what kind of affordable housing is needed in Blairgowrie.

Published 5 September 2019

Green light for first phase of Scone North housing development

The first phase of a 700-home development on the northern edge of Scone has narrowly gained planning approval.

Published 29 August 2019

Watchdog notes ‘robust financial planning’ at Perth and Kinross Council

Robust financial planning has put Perth and Kinross Council in a good position to tackle a projected budget shortfall of £52 million over the next five years but it must continue to drive forward improvements, the Accounts Commission said today.

Published 22 August 2019