Richard Slipper Richard Slipper from GVA on what the Scottish Government can do to address the nation’s housing shortage ahead of today’s Budget.
Laura Fairlie By Shelter Scotland private landlord support officer Laura Fairlie
Hew Edgar Prior to the highly anticipated Planning Bill White Paper, RICS in Scotland has worked with ICE and RTPI to devise five shared priorities for planning in Scotland, writes Hew Edgar.
Daradjeet Jagpal Consultant and solicitor Daradjeet Jagpal responds to the Scottish Government consultation on extending Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation to RSLs in Scotland.
Neil Collar, head of Brodies’ Planning Group Why do Ministers call-in planning cases? Does it make any difference to outcomes? Neil Collar from Brodies discusses.
Aoife Deery details Shelter Scotland’s response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on social security. At the end of October, Shelter Scotland submitted our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on social security. We appreciated this opportunity to help shape the new Scott
Landa Rolland from the Big Lottery Fund Scotland recalls the moment when they surprised the Shettleston Community Growing Project in Glasgow with the news that their application for £127, 986 was successful. It was a dreich Thursday morning in Glasgow’s east end when Big Lottery Fund Scotland pro
What does a day in planning enforcement look like? A pertinent question for Katherine Pollard, the network manager at the RTPI’s National Association of Planning Enforcement (NAPE). Since my first day in 2015 I’ve been guided and am working alongside a dedicated voluntary committee which represe
Frances Snee, empty homes adviser at Shelter Scotland, visits Argyll to see the successful completion of an empty home renovation. I was lucky enough to go on a day trip across the water to Dunoon the other week. I’d been invited by Argyll and Bute’s Empty Homes Officer Kelly Ferns. Kelly was in
Stephen Herriot With the impending December 31 deadline looming, Stephen Herriot outlines seven steps which social landlords can take to develop an effective procurement strategy.
Jenny Love Jenny Love discusses a case at Edinburgh Sheriff Court involving a landlord who breached tenancy deposit regulations.
Dr Beth Watts Dr Beth Watts argues that the growing focus on innovative responses to homelessness must be balanced with a commitment to approaches we already know work.
Rosemary Brotchie Rosemary Brotchie, policy and research manager for Shelter Scotland, shares Scotland's experience of abolishing letting agent fees as England plans to do the same.
Stephen Herriot Continuing our series of Just A Minute profiles is Stephen Herriot, head of operations at PfH Scotland.
Anna Evans Housing consultant Anna Evans outlines what can be learned by the work of housing associations in the mid market rent sector.