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A new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in Scotland paints a bleak picture of a nation in crisis mode after the fiercest attack on our standard of living in a lifetime. The report, which includes heart-breaking testimonies from thousands of families struggling to come to terms with the exte

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A corporate landlord that was refused an award of £950 for the repair of a door damaged by police officers executing a drugs search warrant has successfully had the decision re-made by the Upper Tribunal for Scotland. Umali Ltd had been awarded £4,338.60 for rent arrears and other damage

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The City of Edinburgh Council’s Regulatory Committee has agreed a new licensing scheme which includes additional controls for short-term lets for properties used as secondary letting within a tenement or shared main door property. The licencing scheme will allow the authority to restrict tenem

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Moray Council has found and agreed on £3.6 million in recurring and one-off savings, in order to reduce pressure this year’s budget and better prepare for future years. Savings were made on removing existing vacancies within financial services, education, property services, internal

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The social housing sector provides one of the most important protections from poverty in Scotland, attendees at the 47th AGM of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) heard this week as its members reflected on the successes and challenges of 2021/22. Members also heard how, during t

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