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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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East Lothian Council has pledged its support for a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector. The council joins local authorities in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee by signing up to support Shelter Scotland’s Make Renting Right campaign which aims to make Scotland’s growing private

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Illegal rent fees are still being charged by letting agents across Scotland, a BBC investigation has found. The Scottish Government clarified rent laws in 2012, specifying that any fee beyond rent and a refundable deposit was illegal.

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Campaigners delivering consultation responses The Scottish Government has published an analysis of responses to the second consultation on a new tenancy for the private rented sector (PRS).

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Greg Clark Landlords across the UK will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in the UK under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration.

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The Living Rent Campaign will today hand in a petition calling for the re-introduction of rent controls and an end to unjust evictions to the minister for housing and welfare, Margaret Burgess. The petition, which has gathered 8,000 signatures from people all across Scotland since its launch in June

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