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A union of nurses is calling for action to help NHS staff in Scotland find accommodation in the areas they provide hospital care, and to reduce damage to public health caused by poor housing. A motion being put to a major congress of the Royal College of Nursing in Glasgow next month will ask member

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Letting agents from across Scotland will today start signing up to a new programme of compliance with government regulations with the aim of raising standards and driving rogue operators out of the market. Developed by Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH

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Terrie Alafat Tenants who receive the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) face an increasingly widening gap between the help with their housing costs and the actual rent they pay, new Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) research has found.

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Young people who are unable to buy their own home often feel frustrated as they struggle to settle down and benefit from the positive qualities of home, a new study has found. The term ‘generation rent’ denotes young people who are increasingly living in the private rented sector for longer peri

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A private landlord who kept almost £7,000 of deposits has been barred from renting properties. Shaban Rehman, who operated Better Homes Glasgow, was struck off the Private Landlord's Register by Glasgow City Council after he was found to be no longer a fit and proper person to be a landlord or agen

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Average private rents in Scotland are rising faster than anywhere else in the UK, according to new figures. Figures from Homelet’s Rental Index show the average private rent in Scotland rose 11.4 per cent from the 12 months since April last year and the average cost is more than £700 a month.

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As politicians from all parties gear up for the Scottish parliamentary election on 5 May 2016, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has outlined its key areas of concern relating to the private rented sector (PRS). The manifesto summary includes headline requirements to which the organisation

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MPs have approved measures that will give greater protection to responsible landlords wanting to evict illegal immigrants. Right to Rent checks became a legal requirement for landlords throughout England to carry out on tenants from February this year. The requirement has been seen by many landlords

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Average rents in the Scottish private rented sector (PRS) now stand at £767 per month, up 2.1 per cent on the year, according to new research. The latest quarterly report from rental property portal Citylets found that, with the exception of accelerated reduction of rents in Aberdeen, rents Scotlan

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A detailed analysis of housing trends in Glasgow has revealed that while overcrowding has reduced, one in five city residents still live in cramped conditions. According to the Evening Times, statistics gathered by Glasgow City Council between 2001 and 2011, when the last census results were publish

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Profits at Edinburgh-based private rented sector (PRS) specialist Sigma Capital Group have risen almost ten-fold. The company has posted pre-tax profits of £2.14m for the 2015 calendar year, up from £0.21m a year earlier.

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