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Public exhibition this Saturday for proposed Morningside development

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Improving housing choices for older people in MorningsideLocal residents and community groups in Morningside have an opportunity to shape plans for a high quality Later Living development that will provide much needed specialised accommodation...

Tenants may be asked to pay for damage to houses

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Irresponsible tenants who deliberately damage their homes may have to pay for repairs under proposals being considered by The City of Edinburgh Council. Introducing a Rechargeable Repairs Policy has received strong support from tenants with...

More demolition in Sighthill begins today

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Contractors are starting to demolish three blocks of flats in the North Sighthill area of Edinburgh from today.The demolition of the flats, at Sighthill Wynd and Sighthill Green, is the latest phase of a...

Changing Lives campaign to kick unemployment into touch

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A housing association has launched a new campaign to help young people and homeless adults in Edinburgh break cycle of unemployment and poverty - through sport.Dunedin Canmore Housing Association and Street Soccer Scotland have...

Tenants shape the future of housing in the city

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Council tenants are being given the opportunity to shape the future of Edinburgh’s housing services.The launch of the Tenant Participation Strategy 2012-2015 is being celebrated at a special event in the Capital tonight at 6.30p.m. in...

New Edinburgh council homes win award

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The development which includes Edinburgh’s first new Council homes for a generation has won a prestigious national housing award.The Gracemount site was given the accolade in the ‘Best Partnership in Affordable Housing Delivery’ category...

Link is looking for your photos

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 Social landlord organisation, Link, is celebrating its 50th year and needs help in putting a photo archive together   The Link group of charitable registered social landlords, voluntary organisations and social enterprises launched the start of...

Opinion – Friends of Craighouse Campaign

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by Rosy Barnes of The Friends of Craighouse A recent sale of the land at Craighouse to a developer has resulted in the formation of a campaign group who want to preserve the green space...

Councillors row over empty houses

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A Green councillor has slammed City Council complacency over the rising number of private sector empty homes and demanded action to reverse the tide. Councillor Maggie Chapman, who sits on the Council’s Housing Committee, made...

More Council homes still needed in Edinburgh

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Just yesterday The City of Edinburgh Council handed over the keys to the first new council home built for a generation to the new tenant. But what does that simple fact reveal? It was in...

Historic handover of new council home keys

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The first new council home to be built for a generation in Edinburgh will be officially handed over to the new tenant later today . Lynsey Carmichael will be given the keys to her new...

Leith Central Community Council News

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by Ross Doyle After the shock and sudden passing of the council's former chairperson Stewart Blaik, it was an emotional start to November's Leith Central Community Council meeting, held at McDonald Road Library. Some heart-felt tributes...

Dunedin Canmore win two housing awards

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An innovative funding model which unlocked finance  to build much-needed affordable housing in Edinburgh has scooped two national awards.Dunedin Canmore Group won the awards in partnership with Rettie & Co, Springfield Properties Plc after...

Over 1500 new homes for Edinburgh

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A record number of affordable homes have been approved for construction this year by The City of Edinburgh Council.In total 1,558 homes have been rubber-stamped for building which will lead to £296m of direct...

Step up the housing ladder for armed forces

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Ex-service personnel have been given a boost in their bid to find a new home by The City of Edinburgh Council.Councillors have agreed that the length of time people have served in the armed...

Audio – Sighthill demolition makes way for change

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The demolition of the three tower blocks in Sighthill is all part of the council's plan to regenerate the area. That is the view of Housing Convenor, Paul Edie, who spoke to us just...

North Sighthill Tower Blocks demolished

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We were on the roof of Stevenson College at Sighthill early this morning to capture some video and photographs of the demolition of  three tower blocks in North Sighthill. Hermiston, Weir and Glenalmond Courts have...

Miller open the doors at Edinburgh development

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This weekend, “Doors Open Days” takes place in Edinburgh as many fascinating local historic buildings throw their doors open, giving a glimpse into the past. But Miller Homes are also throwing open their doors...

Demolition in Sighthill this weekend

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Schoolboy Lewis Reynolds will be literally bringing the houses down this weekend!The lucky nine-year-old has designed the winning entry in a poster competition for the demolition of the three multi-storey blocks in North Sighthill...

Council up for housing award

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The council project which will see the first new council homes built in Edinburgh for more than a generation has been short listed for another major housing award. The 21st Century Homes for Edinburgh programme...

Craigmillar development to be named by schoolchildren

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Local children have been asked to play their part in naming a major housing development in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.Primary 5 pupils from Niddrie Mill Primary School recently met Link’s Chief Executive Craig Sanderson and Link’s...

Affordable housing in the pipeline

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According to The City of Edinburgh Council their plans to kick-start the affordable housing market in the Capital have moved a step closer.Up to 600 much-needed affordable homes could be built after eight...

New houses in Bonnyrigg now on sale

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A new show home has been opened at Walker Group’s Sherwood development in Bonnyrigg. The stylish Windsor  is said by the developer to "pay homage to its royal namesake and would make the ideal...

New law good news for tenants

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Plans to raise the standard of private rented housing in Scotland have been unveiled today by Housing and Communities Minister, Alex Neil.The Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Bill will protect the good...

1000 new homes for Scotland

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A funding initiative expected to generate £130 million and provide 1000 new homes for rent across Scotland moved a step closer today.Under the National Housing Trust (NHT), spearheaded by The Scottish Government and Scottish...

Housing news

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A multi-million pound refurbishment of two of Edinburgh’s 1960s high rise flats is due to get underway early next year.Work by The City of Edinburgh Council is expected to start on the blocks at...

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