Fife Council has received plans to build new student accommodation in St Andrews, easing the pressure on housing stock in the university town. The revised proposals would provide 748 student beds at Albany Park, seen as the centrepiece of a £100 million investment in student accommodation over
Fife Council is to contact student representatives from the University of St Andrews this week to explain the need for an increase in charges for HMO licenses - and that there should be no need to pass on any increase in fees, to students who are concerned about rent rises.
People living in Scottish areas with street names commemorating Britain, such as “Queen”, “Royal”, “Regent”, or “London” are less likely to define themselves as Scottish only, new research from the University of St Andrews has revealed. The finding, by Dr Daniel Oto-Peralías, is par
The development's proposed boundary Developers behind plans to build more than 1,000 homes as part of a western extension of St Andrews have advanced their masterplan proposals following feedback from a consultation survey.
The University of St Andrews is to move ahead with plans to build affordable housing for its staff and postgraduate students on the eastern edge of St Andrews. A Pre-Application Notice has been submitted to Fife Council for a 64-home development on the five-acre site known as The Grange, which is cu
Young people who are unable to buy their own home often feel frustrated as they struggle to settle down and benefit from the positive qualities of home, a new study has found. The term ‘generation rent’ denotes young people who are increasingly living in the private rented sector for longer peri
(from left) Mary Taylor (chief executive of SFHA), Graeme Brown (director of Shelter Scotland) and Annie Mauger (executive director of the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland) The level of need for affordable housing in Scotland is double what is currently being delivered, according to a new
A new report commissioned by the Scottish Government has highlighted an emerging gap between the housing aspirations of younger and older households. Co-authored by the University of St Andrews and the University of Sheffield, ‘Understanding the Housing Aspirations of People in Scotland’ highlig
Young people face considerable challenges navigating the housing market, with those on low and insecure incomes vulnerable and at potential risk of homelessness, according to a new report from the University of St Andrews published today. “Housing Generation Rent - What are the Challenges for Hous