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Professor Alex Marsh and Professor Ken Gibb introduce the new UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) project which will review the rent control literature produced over the last thirty years. 

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A Bill to protect private sector tenants by introducing measures to limit rent increases and to increase the availability of information about rent levels was launched by Pauline McNeill MSP this week.

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An Edinburgh letting agent has welcomed the impact of stronger legislation in the sector after adding a record number of properties to its portfolio in the last year. Clan Gordon, which focuses on homes in or near the city centre, has seen its properties under management now exceed 500, growing by t

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Positive Action in Housing has been awarded more than £30,000 of funding from the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust to carry out its education programme for those from refugee, new migrant and other BAME communities facing barriers to living in the private rented sector (PRS). Glasgow-bas

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Lawmakers have approved plans to implement a five-year rent freeze in Berlin as part of plans to rein in the German capital's rental market. Berlin's legislature supported measures, including the rent freeze, this week, more than six months after they were proposed by the administration.

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A decision to delay the implementation of new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) standards will help landlords reduce energy bills and tackle the climate emergency, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) said today. Regulations for a new timetable for rules to improve the energy efficiency of

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Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched an online tool which allows people to report and track short-term let properties operating in their community.

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A lack of guidance and leadership from the Scottish Government on the incoming changes to the energy efficiency of homes is putting unnecessary pressure on Scotland’s vital private rental sector, according to Scottish Land & Estates (SLE). The rural membership body has written an open lett

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Edinburgh-based PRS property investor Sigma Capital has expanded its Edinburgh team with four new starters across its development, finance and administration teams. Kenny Brewster has joined Sigma from Knight Frank as associate property director, assisting with the development and delivery of P

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