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Building for a bright future as work starts on new council homes: Housing 1

30 Jan 2024

Building for a bright future as work starts on new council homes

Construction work has started on a scheme that provides further proof of the burgeoning success of Leeds’s Council Housing Growth Programme (CHGP).

Housing

Council launches new scheme to help Leeds residents cut energy bills: Home Energy Help - HUG - Social graphic

03 Jan 2024

Council launches new scheme to help Leeds residents cut energy bills

Hundreds of Leeds homeowners, renters, and landlords of properties without gas central heating can now get energy saving green measures installed free of charge or at a significant discount, thanks to a new Leeds City Council scheme.

Climate change Housing Environment

Council housing programme is delivering affordable homes with heart and soul: Gascoigne 1

24 Nov 2023

Council housing programme is delivering affordable homes with heart and soul

A newly-completed extra care housing scheme has been hailed as a warm and welcoming symbol of Leeds City Council’s commitment to providing quality homes for local people.

Housing

Leeds graded 'A' for Climate Action by CDP: Graphical representation of the Leeds PIPES district heating network route along the Headrow. In reality, the pipes are installed underground.

16 Nov 2023

Leeds graded 'A' for Climate Action by CDP

Leeds City Council has been recognised as one of 119 cities across the globe taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency—despite the pressures of a challenging global economic situation—in a new list published by renowned international authority the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

Climate change Transport Housing Flooding Energy Inclusive growth Extreme weather Leeds PIPES district heating network

Residents and councillors mark major milestone for affordable housing scheme: sugarhill1

14 Nov 2023

Residents and councillors mark major milestone for affordable housing scheme

Press release published on behalf of Leeds Federated Housing Association

Housing

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11 Oct 2023

Senior councillors set to agree demolition of six high-rise buildings

Members of Leeds City Council’s executive board are set to approve plans to rehouse residents and demolish six high rise buildings, across Leeds.

Housing

Plans to extend Leeds PIPES network into new areas of the city revealed, as four more buildings set to connect.: Leeds PIPES network (August 2023)

07 Aug 2023

Plans to extend Leeds PIPES network into new areas of the city revealed, as four more buildings set to connect.

More people in Leeds will soon enjoy affordable, reliable, and low carbon heat thanks to four new connections to the Leeds PIPES district heating network that have been confirmed by Leeds City Council today.

Climate change Housing Clean air/air quality City centre Inclusive growth Infrastructure Leeds PIPES district heating network

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26 Jul 2023

Senior councillors in Leeds agree new strategy to tackle homelessness

A refresh of the Leeds homelessness and rough sleeping strategy has been approved by senior councillors, reinforcing the council’s ambitions to ensure that Leeds is a compassionate city where services work together to prevent and relieve homelessness.

Homelessness Housing

Council’s £9.8m housing scheme blazes a trail for energy efficiency: Holtdale 1

26 Jul 2023

Council’s £9.8m housing scheme blazes a trail for energy efficiency

Press release published on behalf of the West Yorkshire Housing Partnership

Housing Environment

Leeds collaborating with UK business leaders to help unlock green home upgrades: LLCA Roundtable Event

13 Jun 2023

Leeds collaborating with UK business leaders to help unlock green home upgrades

Leeds City Council is working with some of the country’s biggest firms to address barriers that prevent households from accessing energy-saving green home upgrades.

Climate change Housing Clean air/air quality Inclusive growth

Work begins to demolish Highways tower blocks paving way for future development: Councillor Jess Lennox and Gerard Tinsdale

12 Jun 2023

Work begins to demolish Highways tower blocks paving way for future development

Demolition of the Highways tower blocks and maisonettes in Killingbeck has begun this week, marking the first step towards the development of new social housing on the site.

Housing