housing



Optimism for Dundee housing market

RSB Lindsays is optimistic that housing demand will return to pre-lockdown levels once business resumes.

Published 22 June 2020

Neil Casey: Emergency changes to housing legislation in Scotland

Neil Casey guides landlords through the emergency changes to housing legislation in Scotland.

Published 3 April 2020

West Dunbartonshire Council suspends eviction cases

Council tenants facing eviction in West Dunbartonshire have been given temporary reprieve as it would be "morally wrong" to oust them during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 March 2020

Daily subscribers to Scottish Housing News exceeds 7,000 as website users rise to over 69,000

Last weekend, the number of daily subscribers to our sister publication Scottish Housing News broke through 7,000 on the back of record website traffic for August with 69,209 unique visitors accessing the website.

Published 23 September 2019

Andrew Leslie: Additional red tape would add barrier to solving our national housing shortage

A BBC article published at the end of last month highlighted a recommendation made by lobbyist group Greenpeace to introduce a national agency to enforce building standards in Scotland. The organisation believes that a centralised compliance system is required to ensure building standards are met by builders. Greenpeace claims that in order to improve the efficiency of new homes and reduce carbon emissions, a higher degree of inspection and enforcement is required.

Published 19 September 2019

Newly passed bill aims to lift households out of fuel poverty

Legislation to support people who struggle to pay their fuel bills, targeting those who need help the most, has been passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament.

Published 12 June 2019

Steve Dougherty: Is there demand in Scotland's housing market for a quasi-free market approach?

Steve Dougherty challenges the shortcomings of the current planning and regulatory system and asks if a quasi-free market approach would appeal to some prospective home-owners in Scotland.

Published 21 May 2019