Govan Law Centre
Permission for homelessness petition for judicial review to proceed against Glasgow City Integration Joint Board
Lady Paton has granted permission for a petition to proceed for judicial review of a homelessness decision against the Glasgow City Integration Joint Board (GCIJB).
Published 20 July 2018
Govan Law Centre has lodged an appeal at the Sheriff Appeal Court in a rent arrears case challenging the “regressive practice” by social landlords in Glasgow of preventing tenants from recalling eviction decrees.
Published 10 July 2018
New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.
Published 29 November 2017
A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.
Published 5 October 2017
Govan Law Centre has been given £100,000 from Bank of Scotland Foundation to launch a new initiative aimed at helping prevent homelessness.
Published 22 August 2017
Govan Law Centre (GLC) is to launch a Glasgow Asylum Seekers Project with a particular focus on housing, health and the living conditions of asylum seekers and their families and children in the city.
Published 12 May 2017
A private rented sector advice project set up by Govan Law Centre is now offering a financial health check to its clients.
Published 23 February 2017
Govan Law Centre is sending a team of five legal experts to Dundee tomorrow to provide legal services for tenants who are living in cold, damp homes which are difficult to heat or in need of repair.
Published 2 February 2017
Govan Law Centre (GLC) has welcomed the news that the Big Lottery Fund’s Investing in Communities Programme is providing a grant over three years to establish its Private Rented Tenants Project.
Published 1 December 2016
A project which targets some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable citizens who need urgent intervention because they are sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness is successfully helping people in times of crisis, a report has revealed.
Published 27 October 2016
Govan Law Centre (GLC) has published its annual report detailing its successes in balancing landlords and tenants' rights in new tenancies legislation as well as the fraught issue of "up front" rent.
Published 22 September 2016
Govan Law Centre (GLC) has given evidence to the United Nations (UN) Committee on Economic and Social Rights on housing and human rights in Scotland.
Published 8 July 2016
Legal interventions by Govan Law Centre (GLC) have secured homes for 198 rough sleepers at the Glasgow Winter Night Shelter.
Published 20 April 2016
The Scottish Government has been accused of failing Scotland’s private sector tenants with its response the Scottish Parliament’s infrastructure and capital investment committee report on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill.
Published 5 February 2016
A new report into the private rented sector in Glasgow has found that most tenants feel powerless and worry that they have little more than a month’s security of tenure.
Published 15 October 2015