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On 9 July 2021, the Scottish Government published a report on The Value, Incidence and Impact of Developer Contributions in Scotland. The report is an independent piece of research on Section 75 planning obligations – the equivalent of Section 106 in England – and other developer contrib

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Homeless Network Scotland hosted a webinar on Housing First and Harm Reduction this week to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. By bringing together a range of contributors from third sector, Health and Social Care Partnerships, the NHS and the Scottish Government, the webinar offered an oppo

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David Alexander, managing director of property firm DJ Alexander, discusses the potential setbacks of introducing rent-controlled areas in Scotland. When an economy is laid low by war, famine, pestilence or – most recently – by a global pandemic, one factor is crucial to eventual recover

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Garry Burns from Homeless Action Scotland calls on the Scottish Government to extend the eviction ban until they can convene a short life action group on eviction protocols while we exit the COVID pandemic and return to normality. Homeless Action Scotland note that the most recent quarterly report f

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In the fifth in the Scottish Land Commission's ‘Land &’ blog series, senior policy officer David Stewart explores why land for housing matters for much more than homes – it has an impact on the economy, the environment, and the wellbeing of everyone in Scotland. Land for housin

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Chartered tax adviser Ian McMonagle warns opportunistic landlords of HMRC's interest in letting property to accommodate delegates at forthcoming COP26 in Glasgow in November. Any Glaswegians dreaming of making thousands of pounds from renting out their homes to COP26 visitors this November shou

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Debra Campbell, learning and development officer at SHARE, provides an insight into her own experience of Dementia. A staggering one in 14 of over 65’s will develop a form of dementia though this isn’t an inevitable factor of age, so just how does it affect some of us but not others?

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John Rodger, partner and property specialist at accountants Chiene + Tait, discusses the potential consequences of the new Residential Property Developer Tax (RPDT). As the inquiry into the 2017 Grenfell fire continues, so too do financial repercussions from the tragedy which left 72 people dead.

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