GLASGOW is set to see the supply of affordable homes boosted by thousands of new houses in the next two years.

More than £100 million is being invested to help build 3500 homes across the city.

There are more than 1300 ongoing projects creating houses and another 2000 homes coming in new projects that have been approved.

Some involve large scale regeneration projects delivering hundreds of homes on sites that have been derelict for more than a decade.

The largest include Larkfield, Ardencraig, Hamiltonhill and Dalmarnock.

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The vast majority are for social rent by housing associations with some mid-market rent aimed a key workers.

Homes earmarked for the old Victoria Infirmary site have been committed to with Sanctuary housing creating 103 flats for social rent and mid-market rent.

Wheatly Group are creating 100 for mid market rent at Calton, and another 253 mid market and social rented homes across seven more sites.

Home Housing are creating 150 properties for rent at the old meat market site in the east end.

And West of Scotland Housing Association is building 114 homes near Dalmarnock Station.

Other large projects include 128 homes at Hawick Street, in Yoker, by Sanctuary Housing.

One of the largest developments is for 177 new units in the next year at Hamiltonhill by Queens Cross, part of a programme of 600 homes in an area with some streets that have lain unused since the 1990s.

Councillor Kenny McLean, City Convener for Neighbourhoods, Housing and Public Realm at Glasgow City Council, said: “The record levels of funding that we are allocating allows thousands of new affordable homes to be built all over Glasgow.

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“This is fantastic for the city as key to everyone’s quality of life and health is a good standard of housing.

“There is of course an additional economic boost to the city with jobs created through this level of housebuilding, and we look forward to working with our partners to bring these high-quality, energy-efficient homes for people and families in the future.”