Perth & Kinross Council

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

Kingdom Housing Association expands development activity in Perthshire

Kingdom Housing Association has unveiled a new development of 26 houses, the first phase of a £7.1 million 50-unit project on the outskirts of Rattray in Perthshire and Kingdom’s first project in the Blairgowrie area.

Published 16 August 2019

Fairfield joins Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register

Fairfield Housing Co-operative is the latest social landlord to sign up for the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR).

Published 8 August 2019

Perth 'Smart Flat' showcases tech that helps people live independently for longer

A new 'Smart Flat' showcasing how the use of technology can support vulnerable people to continue living independently in their own homes has opened in Perth.

Published 2 July 2019

New bus connects Bertha Park to Perth town centre

A new milestone has been reached at Perth’s new Bertha Park village with an extended bus route connecting the village to town and giving the community a convenient way to travel.

Published 25 June 2019

Abernethy set for affordable homes after Hadden approval

Perthshire-based housebuilder Hadden Homes has gained planning consent to build 29 private family homes for sale plus 10 affordable homes in the village of Abernethy.

Published 19 June 2019