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New statistics have highlighted the continued daily struggle of thousands of households across Scotland to keep a roof over their head. Released today, the figures for 2014 gathered from housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland’s free national helpline and services teams showed that 16,30

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David Melhuish Plans to introduce a power for local rent controls in ‘high-pressure’ rental areas in Scotland could deter investment in Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS) and curtail much-needed housing supply, according to the Scottish Property Federation (SPF).

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John Blackwood Tax changes from the UK government could result in an increase in private rents and leave tenants facing homelessness, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned.

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A new campaign group is putting forward a framework for Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS) which it said will serve tenants and addresses the country’s chronic lack of housing. PRS 4 Scotland is calling for two new tenancy agreements to take account of the flexibility wanted by some tenants

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An annual report into the tenure of Scottish households has renewed calls from across the sector for an “urgent need” for more affordable homes. Results from the Scottish Household Survey 2014 found that the social rented sector has declined from 32 per cent of all households in 1999 to 24 per c

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Govanhill Housing Association has taken the next steps in its £9.3 million plans to buy and repair poor quality private housing in Glasgow. Last week, the Association sent around 600 letters to all property owners in a target area of four tenement blocks in south-west Govanhill. The letters include

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Campaigners from the Living Rent Campaign calling for the reintroduction of rent controls in Scotland have welcomed endorsements from politicians and groups across Scottish politics. This weekend, the SNP Students conference voted overwhelmingly to back the call for rent controls, and Kezia Dugdale

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Urban regeneration specialist Sigma Capital has raised £20 million through a share placing to build its own portfolio in the private rented sector (PRS). The initiative follows the Edinburgh-based firm’s existing PRS joint venture agreements with Gatehouse Bank and Grainger.

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Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) in partnership with West Lothian Council is offering a free seminar for private landlords who are registered with the local authority. To be held at West Lothian Civic Centre on Thursday 20 August at 1.30pm the event will cover:

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Private rented sector campaign group Generation Rent has launched an urgent funding drive after revealing it has only two months of funding left. The campaign, which has become a national voice of private renters for professionally managed, secure, decent and affordable homes, needs to raise £60,00

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Mhairi Black at the University of the West of Scotland Paisley and Renfrewshire South MP Mhairi Black has recently voiced her opinions around regulating Scotland's private renting sector and joined students at her local university in calling for rent controls.

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