Scotland

A view across Edinburgh, with Dumbiedykes social housing in the foreground A view across Edinburgh, with Dumbiedykes social housing in the foreground

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What are social landlords’ obligations in Scotland?

A number of laws apply to landlords of social housing. These ensure that you home is safe, clean and kept in repair.

Podcast, Story

Gerry’s story

Gerry Boyd is a tower block resident and chair of the Rosebank Tower Property Council in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. As the owner of a flat which has suffered with various disrepair issues over the years – he describes his relationship with the Factoring managers, the local authority and talks us through his journey through the […]

Podcast, Story

Nick’s story

Nick Durie is a neighbourhood organiser with LivingRent.org - Scotland's tenants' union which represents members in both the private and social rented sectors. In this podcast, Nick talks about the LivingRent 2020/2021 manifesto, rent rises, the impacts of privatisation and environmental priorities for new builds.