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A petition has been launched calling on the Scottish Government to formally adopt the Fair Rents (Scotland) Members Bill after the proposed legislation was dropped by the Scottish Parliament’s local government committee. Scottish Labour housing spokesperson Pauline McNeill worked closely with

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A bill to control rent levels is unlikely to be debated in Holyrood after the Local Government Committee decided there was not enough time to scrutinise it.

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Private landlords and other property owners left with empty homes in Edinburgh due to coronavirus are being encouraged to help local people and families in critical housing need through a new scheme which aims to provide a better alternative to other forms of temporary homeless accommodation.

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CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk and John Blackwood, chief executive of the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), argue that further support is required for private landlords, who have a significant role to play in the housing sector’s response to coronavirus. Last month the S

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Holyrood’s local government and communities committee has written to the Scottish Government regarding its response to COVID-19 and how it has impacted on issues such as homelessness, housebuilding, energy efficiency and short-term lets. In the letter, committee convenor James Dornan MSP asks

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A Bill to limit private sector rent rises and to increase the availability of information available to tenants has been lodged by Scottish Labour’s housing spokesperson Pauline McNeill. The Fair Rents Bill, dubbed the Mary Barbour Bill after the legendary rent strike organiser, was written wit

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