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The total number of households in Scotland now stands at 2.43 million and the private rented sector now accounts for 14 per cent of all tenures, the latest Scottish Household Survey has revealed. Published today, the 2015 Scottish Household Survey is a continuous poll based on a sample of the genera

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John Blackwood An overwhelming majority of Scottish people believe councils should do more to enforce laws which protect the safety of tenants in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), supporting a growing campaign by Scottish landlords who believe enforcement is critical to driving rogue players out of t

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The first tenants of a new Aberdeen community built specifically for the rental market have moved in. Forbes Place by Dandara Living is the first private rental scheme (PRS) to be developed in the city, constructed in response to continuous high-demand for homes for lease which provide security of t

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Scotland’s rental culture is happier, friendlier and more settled than that south of the Border though it is still under threat from rental increases, according to new research. A study by AXA Business Insurance found that more tenants rent as a matter of choice, and financial confidence is rising

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After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Scottish Housing News highlights the details of interest to housing associations and the wider sector. House building

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A letting agent has been removed from North Ayrshire Council’s landlord register after flouting rules protecting the deposits of tenants. The council’s licensing committee heard that Colvin Houston Ltd breached rules on tenancy deposits 51 times.

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Staff at tenancy deposit scheme SafeDeposits Scotland are on the hunt for Scottish tenants who have forgotten to claim back their deposits. Tenancy deposit schemes were introduced in July 2012 and since then more than 156,000 deposits have been repaid by SafeDeposits Scotland. While millions of poun

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Private landlords in England pocketed £9.3 billion in housing benefit last year, twice the amount of a decade ago, according to new figures. Analysis by the National Housing Federation revealed how much the taxpayer is forking out to private landlords in the form of Housing Benefit, with takings ba

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