Enhanced Enforcement Area
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
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
Glasgow City Council has been granted additional powers to tackle problems in the private rented sector (PRS) in Govanhill.
Published 30 August 2017
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 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
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