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
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.
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
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
John Perry Up to 20,000 refugees will be resettled in Britain from Syria. How can social landlords engage with this and other schemes to help people who are on their way or already here? CIH policy adviser John Perry shares his assessment.