Category: Housing
08/11/2016
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National Landlord Day…the policy perspective

It always seems to be a national month, week or day. We are in the grizzly part of Movember, last week we had National Sandwich Day, and Sunday was apparently National Nachos Day! Many awareness days are shameless self-promotion or just for comedic purposes. Some raise huge sums of money for worthy charities, and others
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23/05/2016
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Politics and policy – how the new PRS legislation was made

I began working for Scottish Land & Estates just over two years ago and have just been through my first full Bill process from beginning to end. The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill has recently been given Royal Assent and is now an Act of the Scottish Parliament. At the end of 2017 it will
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21/10/2015
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Working together to achieve a strong private rental sector for all

Across the country, one of the most oft repeated phrases that is used by both politicians and media focuses on Britain’s ‘housing crisis’. It is a popular expression and one that grabs a headline, but it does not accurately explain the issues faced by policymakers trying to ensure both current and future generations have access
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10/01/2014
Affordable Housing at Kincardine Estate

Policy discourages affordable housing

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The social, economic and environmental contribution of landowners and estates is significant and I would contend that this is most evident in the area of affordable housing. Funnily enough, you don’t often hear zealous land reformers talking about the fact that landowners are the biggest providers of affordable housing in rural areas. A majority of
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