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The Housing (Scotland) Bill introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 26 March sets out changes to rent controls, evictions and tenants’ rights, but it does not address a key issue in residential tenancies, write John Stirling and Conner McConnell. Now that the private residential letting

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Ravenscraig Ltd director Russell Wilkie outlines his vision for the former steelworks in North Lanarkshire and the need to develop industrial communities. All across the UK, there are monuments to our industrial heritage. They remind us of the heavy industries that once helped power our country. Imp

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Head of housing at Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, Michael Creech, has warned that Scotland’s affordable housing sector is facing its most challenging period in 40 years. The affordable housing sector has always had challenges to overcome, but this is the most difficult p

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Holmes Mille architect Peter Edwards provides some jargon-busting advice to help people choose the right retrofit options for them. Do you know your EnerPHit from your CarbonLite Retrofit? And if someone mentioned PHPP, would you know what they meant? If not, I don’t blame you – the lang

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Client services director Jonathan Hunt shares Charis' experience of distributing the Park Homes Warm Home Discount scheme in Scotland highlighting issues around digital exclusion, wealth disparity, and the expectations of Ofgem. Every autumn, when the government opens its Warm Home Discoun

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In an exclusive for Scottish Housing News, Gail Matheson, CEO at HHA, highlights her concerns about the proposed Housing Bill for mid-market rent developers. A sense of dismay was shared across a swathe of developers and housing operators working within Scotland’s housing industry when the Hou

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Professor Ken Gibb discusses the complexities of student accommodation research in Scotland, referencing the work carried out by the University of Glasgow’s Road to Home initiative and key recommendations. Until 2021, my housing research path had never led me to work on student accommodation.

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Chris McGinn, commercial manager at PfH Scotland, believes Scottish social landlords need to get back to basics when it comes to reducing the carbon footprint of their homes. More than ever, improving the thermal performance of social homes in Scotland feels like an uphill battle.

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