Published on 14 Dec 2021
Midlothian Council today approved that proposed annual housing rent increases be deferred for 2022/23.
Published on 10 Nov 2021
Work has started on a prestigious new build housing development in Dalkeith town centre. This is Midlothian Council’s first ‘Passivhaus’ housing project.
Published on 29 Oct 2021
Midlothian Council is continuing to progress with its innovative new build housing programme which is funded through the Housing Revenue Capital Account.
Published on 30 Sep 2021
Midlothian Council is preparing to welcome five Afghan families, with the first family due to arrive at the end of October.
Published on 26 May 2021
The Midlothian Local Housing Strategy 2021-26 has been approved and is now accessible to the public online.
Published on 24 Feb 2021
Midlothian Council has decided to defer a planned rents increase for council tenants. This decision was made taking into account the impact of the Covid -19 pandemic on households in the area and the expected recession.
Published on 26 Jan 2021
Midlothian Council has signed up to the Housing and Dementia Framework.
Published on 2 Sep 2020
Many people who previously would never have been at risk of homelessness are now facing the prospect of losing their homes.
Published on 26 Aug 2020
Midlothian councillors received an update on the council’s house building programme at this week's Council meeting.
Published on 25 Aug 2020
Councillors have agreed more than £16 million of additional money from the Housing Revenue Account will be used to buy 100 new build homes for council housing from developers.
Published on 6 Aug 2020
Join us for an online chat about how we can improve housing in Midlothian.
Published on 14 Jul 2020
Did you know that every hour of every day there’s a house fire in Scotland? We all need to take precautions to prevent fires happening and we also need to know what to do if a fire does break out.
Published on 21 Mar 2019
Midlothian Council Leader Derek Milligan said he is “profoundly disappointed and frustrated” by yesterday’s Court of Session decision to dismiss £12 million legal claim relating to Gorebridge housing.
Published on 20 Mar 2019
We are considering making changes to the way we allocate council housing.
Published on 21 Dec 2018
Midlothian Council has approved its Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan and this will now be submitted to the Scottish Government.
Published on 19 Dec 2018
Midlothian Council is launching a review of its Housing Allocation Policy in early 2019.
Published on 19 Dec 2018
Midlothian parents became the first graduates in Scotland to complete a recognised qualification in becoming a tenant and keeping that tenancy.
Published on 13 Nov 2018
Midlothian Council has approved its Strategic Housing Investment Plan for 2019/20 – 2023/24.
Published on 2 Oct 2018
Midlothian Council plans to turn empty office building into homeless accommodation
Published on 5 Jun 2018
Midlothian Council tenants who want more of a say on housing matters are being urged to consider joining the Midlothian Tenants Panel.
Published on 27 Mar 2018
The Council's innovative new build housing programme is progressing well
Published on 13 Feb 2018
Councillors agreed to raise housing rents by 3% to help fund this further investment in new social housing to meet increased demand.
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