University Of Glasgow

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University of Glasgow housing student Nicky Imrie has received a prestigious award for her work outlining the importance of homelessness and help with housing costs as key drivers for UK housing policy change. Ms Imrie, who is studying an MSc in housing studies, was awarded the Malcolm Smith Memoria

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University of Glasgow students have protested over accommodation issues as a large number of students have struggled to find housing since the start of the academic year. Many students have had to resort to short-term solutions from couch surfing with friends to staying in hotels. In protest, studen

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The University of Glasgow was praised this week for sharing its multi-million vision to supplement the ongoing growth of Govan as a thriving place for living and working. Community groups – including local housing providers Linthouse, Govan and Elderpark – were told of the University&rsq

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An independent panel has been established to advise ministers on the steps needed to ensure the costs of making homes climate-friendly can be spread in a way that’s just and fair for everyone. Made up of experts from economics, fuel poverty and strategic planning, it will meet for the fir

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Professor Ken Gibb and Professor Alex Marsh have published a new briefing paper that provides examples of the range of contemporary international rent control or rent regulation practice as operated in the private rented sector (PRS), highlighting a small number of European examples in a little

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Following recent CaCHE research exploring the housing experiences of those living in the private rented sector, Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita contributes to the ongoing discussion around housing as a human right. There is a keen interest for the Scotland Government to set down the human right to housing

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Today's instalment in our COP26SHN feature highlights the pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement to Passivhaus enerPHit standards being undertaken on behalf of Southside Housing Association in Glasgow. Glasgow has around 73,000 iconic pre-1919 sandstone tenements. Their age, built form, conditio

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A new report has been published that explores temporary legislation introduced by the UK and Scottish governments to prevent the pandemic leading to a surge in evictions in both the private rented sector (PRS) and the social rented sector. 'The pandemic arrears crisis: Private landlord per

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