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Brand new housing development welcomes first new tenants with two more expected to complete soon: Healey Croft development

29 Jul 2022

Brand new housing development welcomes first new tenants with two more expected to complete soon

A brand new Leeds City Council housing development has welcomed its first tenants this week with two more developments expected to complete in the coming months.

Housing Infrastructure

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27 Jul 2022

Leeds City Council sets out its new five-year housing strategy

Leeds City Council has launched a new housing strategy which sets out its ambitions for investment in affordable homes and working in partnership in the city to meet housing needs up to 2027.

Housing Infrastructure Climate change

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network: Leeds PIPES Network (Feb 2022)

17 Jun 2022

Council wins prestigious industry award for low carbon heat network

Leeds City Council has scooped up a prestigious industry award for the success of its flagship low carbon district heating network.

Housing Climate change Infrastructure Clean air/air quality Inclusive growth

Over a thousand residents living in ‘back-to-back’ council properties to benefit from warmer homes: Picture showing completed house

25 May 2022

Over a thousand residents living in ‘back-to-back’ council properties to benefit from warmer homes

Over a thousand residents living in ‘back-to-back’ council properties in Leeds will benefit from a project which will make their homes warmer and better insulated.

Housing

New service launches to support Leeds’ most vulnerable women: Tile Wall 1

24 May 2022

New service launches to support Leeds’ most vulnerable women

A new service has launched in Leeds which will support some of the city’s most vulnerable women into long-term
accommodation.

Safer Leeds Housing

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills: Install Release Photo

17 Feb 2022

New insulation offer to help Leeds homeowners on low incomes cut energy bills

Leeds City Council has expanded the support available to help low-income households in some of the city’s coldest homes stay warm for less. 

Climate change Clean air/air quality Energy Housing

Senior councillors approve £7.2 million district heating extension: Leeds PIPES Network (Feb 2022)

14 Feb 2022

Senior councillors approve £7.2 million district heating extension

Senior councillors have approved plans to invest £7.2 million extending the city’s flagship district heating network by 2500 metres so that more buildings can enjoy the benefits of reliable, affordable, and low carbon heating.

Climate change Council buildings Housing Energy Leeds PIPES district heating network

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09 Feb 2022

Leeds City Council receives funding to make hundreds of homes warmer by boosting thermal efficiency

630 properties in Leeds will see improvements in their energy and thermal efficiency thanks to a £9.6million grant from the government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund.

Housing Best city Clean air/air quality Climate change Energy

New plans and progress tackling climate change to be discussed by Leeds councillors: Whole-house retrofit in Holbeck

02 Feb 2022

New plans and progress tackling climate change to be discussed by Leeds councillors

Senior councillors will discuss the city’s progress towards becoming a carbon neutral city at a meeting of the council’s executive board next week.

Climate change Transport Housing Planning

Work begins on £40m new affordable council housing development in Leeds: Extra Care [High Res] copy2

02 Dec 2021

Work begins on £40m new affordable council housing development in Leeds

Work has now started on a £40million council housing development which will see the regeneration of Throstle Recreation Ground and the former Middleton Skills Centre in Leeds.

Housing Development Climate change

Dozens of green jobs created in Leeds thanks to council's net-zero schemes.: Council Leader James Lewis meets green workers at council partner Cenergist's new Leeds office.

28 Oct 2021

Dozens of green jobs created in Leeds thanks to council's net-zero schemes.

Twenty-six skilled jobs have been created locally in a key green industry as a result of Leeds City Council’s investment in low carbon upgrades earlier this year.

Climate change Inclusive growth Economy Housing

Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.: Councillor Helen Hayden meets a resident that has recently installed fully funded solar panels

22 Oct 2021

Leeds homeowners encouraged to apply for free solar panels and home insulation before scheme ends.

Leeds City Council is working with Better Homes Yorkshire to install solar panels and insulation on hundreds of the city’s coldest privately-owned homes thanks to government funding secured earlier this year. The green measures will help residents save money on energy bills and cut the city’s carbon footprint.

Climate change Housing Clean air/air quality Environment