Beth Reid Over the past month, the Crisis policy team has been to Liberal Democrat, Labour, Conservative and SNP conferences, meeting politicians, going to fringe events and listening to debates and has been blogging about their experiences at each.
This guest post for Municipal Dreams by Gerry Mooney of The Open University in Scotland follows up yesterday’s post on the historical context of Glasgow’s post-war housing. Introduction
Dan Cookson Dan Cookson responds to Govan Law Centre principal solicitor Mike Dailly’s suggestion that an unequal relationship between tenants and landlords means many of the former are leading lives of misery.
Amanda Collins from Shelter Scotland on this year’s Social Media Santa campaign It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or at least it will be soon. With Christmas offers starting to appear in the shops, and memes on Facebook telling us how few Fridays are left before the big day, our attentio
A guest post for Municipal Dreams by Gerry Mooney of The Open University in Scotland. Introduction
Ellie Hutchinson By Ellie Hutchinson at Shelter Scotland
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year who are struggling with bad housing or homelessness, but we’re always looking to do more to make sure that people know they’re not alone in the fight against bad housing and homelessness. Many people across Scotland can’t, or for a v
By Adam Balfour Election fever is nearly upon us again and it will soon be time for the Scottish electorate to debate the direction of its next government. At Shelter Scotland we think politicians’ attention should be set squarely on housing.
Mike Dailly Mike Dailly suggests an unequal relationship between tenants and landlords means many of the former are leading lives of misery.
Fiona King Great leaps forward in housing policy since devolution, but huge challenges remain
James Battye James Battye at Shelter Scotland says renting in Scotland needs to change.
Graeme Brown There’s a lot to do to make the Scottish housing market meet the needs and expectations of people in Scotland. There’s the challenge of an ageing population and making sure the homes we have are right for older citizens. There’s the need to protect fragile rural communities by ens
Professor Kenneth Gibb By Professor Kenneth Gibb
Lesley Fraser Lesley Fraser on what has happened since the Scottish Housing Event at Murrayfield on 18 November 2014.
By the Living Rent Campaign Perhaps the most important question about reforming or growing the private rented sector is currently not part of the debate: do people actually want to rent from a private landlord? The sector is growing quickly, and the Scottish Government looks set to encourage that gr