Housing

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Details of a proposed bill on housing will be published next week as part of a new 20-year route map for housing in the coming decades. Housing to 2040 – Scotland’s first long-term housing plan – aims to set the path for how homes and communities should look and feel in 2040.&

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Enforcement of evictions from rented properties will be halted in Scotland for a six week period until mid-January. Regulations will be introduced that will prevent eviction orders being brought between 11 December and 22 January, with the exception of cases of serious anti-social behaviour.

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RSB Lindsays is optimistic that housing demand will return to pre-lockdown levels once business resumes. The firm expects some 600 home viewings in Dundee when the Scottish government allows the market to reopen.

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Neil Casey guides landlords through the emergency changes to housing legislation in Scotland. The Scottish Government has passed the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill, which will now become law. These emergency provisions are due to expire on 30 September 2020, although ministers have the power to ex

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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. The local authority was granted a motion yesterday at Dumbarton Sheriff Court to sist all summary cause eviction cases currently in p

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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. The Fuel Poverty Bill enshrines in law the Scottish government’s commitment to tackle the root causes of fuel poverty.

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