University Of Glasgow

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University of Glasgow housing student Kevin Howe has received a prestigious award for his work outlining the implications of rent controls in the private rented sector. Kevin, who is studying for an MSc in housing studies, was awarded the Malcolm Smith Memorial Award by CIH Scotland. The accolade, j

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The UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper, the fourteenth in the series, was published yesterday, building on the key themes identified in the spring edition of the 2023 UK Housing Review, providing further expert analysis and specialist insight.

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In a blog for the Housing Studies Association, Fiona Powell reminds us of the importance of ethics in research with vulnerable groups and, specifically, estranged students experiencing housing precarity. The ethical approval application is sometimes seen as unavoidable on the path to field

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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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