Leith Housing Update

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Lesley Hinds has been supporting huge investment in tenants homes, and 8000 new homes for Edinburgh

Housing Update in the Leith Area 

  • £6 million investment in the Leith area in 2016/17. (£6 million makes up about 12% of the total investment programme in 2016/17)
  • 400 homes will benefit from this investment. Leith Fort will deliver 94 new affordable homes in Leith over the next 3 years.
  • investment in the regeneration of Coatfield Lane.
  • Investment to Multi Storey – External Fabric in Leith.
  • In the last five years an average of £8,000 has been invested per home.
  • Over 10,000 homes have benefited from energy efficiency measures, such as new boilers, heating systems, insulation, windows and external doors.
  • In addition to this, tenants have benefited from further modernisation investment to common areas including lift car upgrades, stair windows, door entry systems and external fabric improvements.
  • Hundreds of new kitchens and bathrooms invested in council homes in Leith.

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