Opinion

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By Rob Trotter, associate director of DJ Alexander Property Managers In January 2018 the new Residential Tenancy Agreement will come into effect. The main change leading to concern with landlords across Scotland is that lease agreements will now be on an indefinite tenancy instead of the original 6-

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Daradjeet Jagpal One year from today, the new General Data Protection Regulation will come into force. It will make radical changes to how RSLs collect and process personal data about their tenants, staff, service providers and contractors. RSLs are advised to start taking steps towards compliance n

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Kelly Henderson, domestic violence business manager at Gentoo, has launched a new research project to inform and encourage the housing sector to embrace its role in tackling domestic abuse. It is now 20 years since I entered the housing world and the sense of social purpose we have as a sector still

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After a visit to the Polnoon housing development in East Renfrewshire, housing minister Kevin Stewart shares his enthusiasm for the project. As we all know, good-quality, well-planned housing contributes to strong, resilient communities which then have a positive impact on the quality of people’s

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Douglas Lamb A recent decision of the Court of Session in AWG Group Limited v. HCP Properties 101 GP Limited has altered the position in Scotland in relation to delayed rent reviews. Douglas Lamb summarises the important judgment below.

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Ewan Aitken of Cyrenians introduces Suzanne and Sonja at our Homelessness Conference Shelter Scotland’s Aoife Deery asks how can we learn from the experiences of those we help to improve our services?

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Sam Lister As the build up to next month’s general election continues, CIH policy and practice officer Sam Lister takes a closer look at what we’re asking for on welfare policy – one of our key election priorities.

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