Leeds City Council - Archive (housing)

2018
13
February
2018
Leeds City Council is launching a major consultation exercise with its 57,000 tenants across the city. The tenancy agreement is being reviewed to take account of changes in legislation, to make it easier to read and to respond to tenant feedback. ...
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09
February
2018
Public consultation on changes to the Core Strategy in Leeds including a lower future housing target for the city has started today. Following approval by the council’s executive board earlier this week, consultation will run for the next six week...
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31
January
2018
Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to approve carrying out public consultation on a revised housing target for the city at a meeting next week. The executive board at Civic Hall on Wednesday 7 February will be asked to endorse six weeks of ...
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15
January
2018
Public consultation has begun today on proposals by Leeds City Council to protect 33 housing sites in green belt areas of the city. As part of amendments to the city’s Site Allocations Plan (SAP) which identifies locations for future housing, the ...
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2017
17
November
2017
Leeds City Council’s development plan panel will be asked to consider proposals to protect 33 housing sites in green belt areas of the city next week as part of amendments to the Site Allocations Plan. At the meeting at Civic Hall on Tuesday 21 No...
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04
October
2017
Leeds City Council can today give a further update on the forthcoming public examination of the Site Allocations Plan (SAP). Following the announcement earlier this week that the council had requested a revision to the schedule of the examination,...
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13
July
2017
Leeds City Council has today released initial conclusions of the Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA), which will be used to inform the housing requirement as part of its Core Strategy review. When the Core Strategy was adopted in 2014 follo...
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12
July
2017
Council chiefs in Leeds will be asked to approve plans to provide up to 200 new council-owned extra care housing apartments at a meeting next week. At the council’s executive board meeting to be held at Civic Hall on Monday 17 July, members will b...
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18
May
2017
Work is to begin later this month on redeveloping a former a former pub site in east Leeds into new affordable council housing. Leeds City Council has entered into a contract with developers Kier Construction Limited to turn the site of the former...
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12
April
2017
Members of Leeds City Council’s executive board will be asked to approve schemes for new affordable housing at seven sites in the city next week (Weds 19 April). As part of the council’s priority aim of delivering 1158 new affordable homes per yea...
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03
April
2017
Nearly 1,000 new houses are to be built on council-owned land in east Leeds in a major boost to regeneration in the area after planning approval was granted. Applications to build a total of 971 new homes across eight brownfield sites in Seacroft,...
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06
March
2017
A former pub site in east Leeds is to be redeveloped into new affordable council housing after planning approval was granted today. Leeds City Council approved the proposal to develop the site of the former Whinmoor pub on Stanks Lane South in Swa...
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27
February
2017
The multi-million pound, extra care housing scheme, Wharfedale View, has been completed and was officially opened on Friday 24 February by Cllr Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council. The flagship scheme, owned and managed by Leeds City Counci...
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08
February
2017
Senior councillors in Leeds have approved a selective review of the Core Strategy which underpins all development in the city at a meeting today. At its meeting at Civic Hall today, the council’s executive board formally approved a review of the s...
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07
February
2017
A tough zero tolerance approach to tenancy fraud in Leeds has seen a council team recover its 300th property this week. The Tenancy Fraud Team, which investigate all types of social housing fraud including application fraud, unlawful subletting, n...
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25
January
2017
A former pub site in Bramley in Leeds has been successfully transformed into new council housing as part of Leeds City Council’s housing growth scheme. The Cardigan Green development comprising of eight two-bedroom homes has now been finished on t...
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2016
07
December
2016
Young people in Halton Moor are being given the opportunity to take part in a football project with Leeds United Foundation in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Housing Leeds is working with the official charity of the Leeds Unite...
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01
December
2016
An innovative scheme that keeps thousands of the city’s animals safe has won a prestigious welfare award. Hot on the heels of being awarded the RSPCA’s Gold Community Animal Welfare Footprint, Housing Leeds has been unveiled as the winner of the R...
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24
November
2016
Work to create new council housing and job opportunities by bringing two vacant sites back into use is now underway in Leeds. At Garnet Grove in Beeston and Broadlea Street in Bramley, work has started on creating new council housing as part of Le...
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12
October
2016
A Leeds City Council spokeswoman said: “Our priority is assisting people who need accommodation and support on a daily basis. This was available throughout the protest and would have been provided to anyone that needed it regardless of the protest...
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05
October
2016
Councillor Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council’s executive member for communities, said: “We’ve been clear that no one has to sleep rough in Leeds as there is accommodation and support available and our priority remains providing vulnerable people wi...
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27
September
2016
A new period of public consultation has started this week on the options to provide up to 3,000 new homes in the outer north east area of Leeds up to 2028. The consultation, which will run for the next six weeks until Monday 7 November, forms part...
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15
September
2016
The impressive exterior and scale of the council’s first extra care scheme was revealed when scaffolding came down earlier this month. Construction on Wharfedale View in Yeadon, the flagship extra care scheme run by Leeds City Council, started a y...
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14
September
2016
Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to approve a new consultation on future housing plans for the outer north east area of the city at a meeting next week. At the meeting of the executive board on Wednesday 21 September, councillors will be ...
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08
August
2016
Tenants will soon be able to raise a glass and toast their new council home, built on the site of a former pub. What was once home to the Squinting Cat in Swarcliffe has been transformed into 18 new apartments now known as The Plantation. The h...
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06
July
2016
Local children have been celebrating now that the largest site on the council’s housing regeneration project is nearing completion. The school council from Little London community primary school were joined by councillors, contractors and the proj...
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20
June
2016
An initiative to improve housing standards and target empty properties is being extended in Holbeck. Having completed works to around half of the problem properties identified in the first phase of the scheme, the Leeds Neighbourhood Approach is n...
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06
June
2016
Construction work to provide new council homes in Bramley is well underway. With the former Lord Cardigan pub demolished in 2012 as part of the council’s derelict and nuisance property programme, the site is being transformed with eight new two-be...
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17
May
2016
The latest batch of new homes to be built as part of the council’s housing growth programme are now fully let and tenants are moving in. The 32 apartments in Richmond Hill form part of the council’s plans to build 1,000 new homes to rent. The o...
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14
April
2016
An online register for people interested in building their own home is now open for business. The self-build register allows anyone thinking about building their own home or getting involved in a community custom-build project to log their details...
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