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The Scottish Government has passed amendments to its Private Tenancies Bill to strengthen its proposed rent control laws, though campaigners have warned that ministers need to go further to ensure protections for vulnerable tenants are guaranteed under the new legislation. The Private Housing (Tenan

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Mike Bruce Bathgate-based Weslo Housing Management was among the first Scottish social landlords to branch out into the private rented housing sector. In this guest blog for CIH Scotland, Weslo chief executive Mike Bruce offers some words of wisdom for others who are considering crossing the divide

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New powers are to be introduced to enable local authorities to take action against private landlords who do not maintain homes to proper living standards. From April, provisions enacted in the Housing (Scotland) Act will give councils a right of entry to the privately rented homes as well as the abi

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The Scottish Government has been urged to scrap plans for a six-month initial tenancy period for private landlords over fears it could force victims of domestic violence to stay in abusive relationships. Homeless Action Scotland has asked for an amendment to the Private Housing (Tenancies) Bill, set

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Helen Gordon The UK’s new Build To Rent initiative, which sees institutions fund and manage purpose-built accommodation for the Private Rented Sector (PRS), has received its second big investment in as many days.

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New research has revealed the UK cities where houses cost less to buy than to rent and where first time buyers are better to continue renting. An infographic produced by online property investment news hub Property Division shows that first time buyers in Glasgow could save £149 every month when co

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The awful weather conditions across Scotland over the winter period did little to slow down construction work at a development of 113 homes for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in Edinburgh. CCG Scotland’s Lochrin Basin development will provide one, two and four bedroom apartments over six-storeys

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Margaret Burgess MSPs yesterday agreed the general principles of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill during a Stage 1 debate in the Scottish Parliament.

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