Private Rented Housing Panel

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Olympic medallist Liz McColgan has been reprimanded by a housing watchdog after she left a woman living in accommodation that was not “reasonably fit for human habitation”. The Private Rented Housing Panel has ordered the former athlete to make urgent repairs to the three-bedroom end terraced ho

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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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