Category: Housing
08/11/2016
Picture1

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
Read more…

23/05/2016
Capture

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
Read more…

21/10/2015
A Bradford6

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
Read more…

10/01/2014
Affordable Housing at Kincardine Estate

Policy discourages affordable housing

Comments (2)

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
Read more…



Authors

David Johnstone

Creativity is essential for survival in rural businesses
Latest posts
Guest Blog

Feral pigs – an update
Latest posts
Anne Gray

It’s time for solutions…
Latest posts
Andrew Midgley

A new direction for Scottish land management
Latest posts

Latest Tweets

@ScotLandEstates
RT @WrightRachaelC: Marion MacCormick from Aldi imploring women in agriculture to champion the sector and tell their stories .@ScotLandEsta…

Great to have @Kirstene4Angus support our Care for the Countryside campaign @KarenWRamoo https://t.co/dbhnEcrjcl

RT @PathsforAll: Breezy day @ScotlandRHShow Good to catch up with many of our partners. Great way to also get a last burst of steps in for…

Subscribe to the blog