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What is it?

Glasgow's Housing Strategy is Glasgow City Council's primary strategic document for housing.  It sets out the housing issues and priorities for housing in the city, and provides a strategic framework for housing in all tenures.

It represents a shared understanding developed in partnership with housing interests and stakeholders in the city.

Summary of the Housing Strategy

Please note we are currently consulting on the New Draft Housing Strategy 2023-2028 which can found under related content for more information please visit our Consultation Hub.

A Summary version of Glasgow's Housing Strategy (GHS) is also available. Glasgow's Housing Strategy was approved by the Council's Executive Committee on 7th March 2017.

There are six key strategic objectives in Glasgow's Housing Strategy:

  • Promote area regeneration and enable investment in newbuild housing.
  • Manage, maintain and improve the existing housing stock
  • Raise standards in the private rented housing sector
  • Improve access to housing in all tenures
  • Promote health and wellbeing
  • Tackle fuel poverty, energy inefficiency and climate change

Key areas covered in the strategy include:


We are currently consulting on the New Draft Housing Strategy 2023-2028 which can found under related content.  If you wish to share your views please visit our Consultation Hub.


Previous Consultation

Glasgow City Council has consulted with a wide variety of citizens, stakeholders and organisations during the preparation of Glasgow's Housing Strategy 2017-22.  A summary of this consultation can be found here.

Research and Evaluation

Glasgow's Housing Strategy is underpinned by a continuing programme of research and policy analysis including:

Further information

If you have views or comments that you would like to feed into the Glasgow's Housing Strategy process, please send them to:

Housing Services Strategy
Glasgow City Council
231 George Street
Glasgow G1 1RX

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