Enhanced Enforcement Area



Council could buy homes from rogue landlords as full extent of disrepair and mismanagement revealed

Glasgow City Council has set aside almost £50 million to bring up to 500 properties under public ownership as a newspaper investigation revealed many homes to be in a state of squalor and landlords with serious criminal convictions.

Published 18 September 2017

Nine Govanhill landlords struck from council register

Glasgow City Council has banned nine landlords in the Govanhill area from renting out homes following a string of failures and concerns over the condition of properties.

Published 5 September 2017

Council given permission to extend Govanhill Enhanced Enforcement Area

Glasgow City Council has been granted additional powers to tackle problems in the private rented sector (PRS) in Govanhill.

Published 30 August 2017

Govanhill landlords targeted over 'below tolerable standard' homes

Landlords of 13 properties in Govanhill deemed to be “below tolerable standard” have been given an “unprecedented” ultimatum to improve the homes or face action by Glasgow City Council.

Published 29 January 2016

Glasgow City Council given new powers to tackle rogue landlords

Glasgow City Council has become the first council in Scotland to be granted powers to designate an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 22 September 2015

New powers to assist Govanhill rogue landlord crackdown

Glasgow City Council will ask the Scottish Government to designate four blocks in Govanhill as part of an Enhanced Enforcement Area (EEA) in an effort to clamp down on rogue landlords.

Published 10 July 2015