A number of new or amended regulations in relation to the Private Rented Sector have come into force on April 6th.
1) Rent Repayment Orders… 2,181 more words
(This is the second in five posts regarding housing in Hastings based on a briefing paper prepared by my colleague Sue Hennell. Yesterday I wrote about… 510 more words
With the release last week (7th February) of the UK Government’s long awaited housing white paper, Scotland’s own problems in the area were propelled into the limelight. 471 more words
When it comes to improving social conditions for those on the lowest income in society, those in the private sector are often ignored when it comes to finding practical, effective solutions. 362 more words
This could be a big week for housing, with the government publishing its long-awaited housing strategy. Today (Sunday 5th February) the government has hinted at a new emphasis on people who rent their homes. 769 more words
A recently published report found that home ownership has dropped from 69% in Scotland at its 2004 peak to 63% now.
The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) would like to see a long-term strategic plan that allows people to choose the right housing solution for their circumstances, recognising those requirements are likely to change over time. 303 more words