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We can build as many homes as we want, but Private Rented Sector tax changes could crush the home owning dream for millennials

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

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Landlords and others must be part of benefits solution

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

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What the government's housing white paper needs to say

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

Housing

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Chris Moncreiff, as a political commentator of many years experience, makes some valid points about the state of the Labour Party (Argus, Sept 8th). Some readers may worry what this means for the running of their local council in Brighton and Hove. 489 more words

Council

Solving the housing crisis must acknowledge broader changing demands and demographics

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

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A revolutionary way to let a property or a recipe for disaster?

Browsing through our endless emails from Google alerts we came across an article from Simple Landlords Insurance which caught our eye – “An estate agent is paying tenants first year’s rent” and it got us thinking…. 263 more words

UK Landlords

Private Rented Sector vital to success of Dundee regeneration

Uncertainty and discouragement must stop if landlords are to provide the accommodation needed for Dundee to grow, says Amanda Wiewiorka (Director, Wardhaugh Property)

For the past two decades Dundee has been at the centre of what could be one of Scotland’s greatest city regeneration stories.  413 more words

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