Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Government to introduce tougher targets to make private rented homes more energy efficient. According to Labour, soaring energy costs and poorly insulated homes have pushed a third of those living in the private rented sector into fuel poverty.
The Scottish Government is underestimating social housing demand in Scotland by around 30%, according to new analysis from Scottish Labour. While the government estimates that there are 142,500 households on council waiting lists, Labour said the real figure is closer to 200,000 as it does not inclu
Pauline McNeill MSP Scottish Labour has criticised the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy scheme for only providing a boost to the affluent after new figures revealed that the average income of households participating in the scheme was £46,000.
Kezia Dugdale Scottish Labour has called for a co-ordinated approach to be brought forward across the country to support the delivery of affordable housing and to tackle homelessness.
Pauline McNeill MSP New figures which reveal that private landlords in Scotland have made billions of pounds from housing benefit claimants in five years have led to calls for reform in the sector by Scottish Labour.
Alex Rowley Scottish Labour is to use an upcoming Holyrood debate to call for a new target to eliminate fuel poverty after the Scottish Government failed to meet its pledge to eradicate the problem.
Kezia Dugdale Scottish Labour has launched its manifesto for the Holyrood election, pledging to end the housing crisis by helping first-time buyers to save for a deposit, tackling rip-off rent rises and building 60,000 affordable homes.
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale New Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has announced her front bench team with key housing and planning roles for Ken Macintosh.
Ken Macintosh MSP Scottish Labour leadership contender Ken Macintosh has said the party would make housing a priority under his leadership.