Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

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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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With almost two thirds of fires in Scottish homes linked to electrical products, consumer safety charity Electrical Safety First has launched its safety manifesto for Scotland. Entitled Reducing Deaths and Injuries in Scottish Homes, it calls for an extension of regular safety checks to all social h

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