The Living Rent Campaign will today hand in a petition calling for the re-introduction of rent controls and an end to unjust evictions to the minister for housing and welfare, Margaret Burgess.
Published 30 July 2015
Campaigners for rent controls have hit back at Scottish landlords who may be planning to raise rents in response to a reduction in the amount of tax relief for buy-to-let mortgages.
Published 9 July 2015
You are looking for your first rented flat, and a landlord says "give me £200 and I'll keep this flat for you. But back out and the money's mine". Would you know this was an illegal premium? If the landlord then said: "Leave the place in good order and I'll give you back a month's rent", would you know this was an illegal deposit?
Published 26 June 2015
New controls over private sector rents would price visitors out of staying in Edinburgh during the festivals, letting agents have claimed.
Published 5 June 2015
Campaigners have called for the reintroduction of private rent controls after new figures reveal a massive increase in rents in Scotland’s biggest cities.
Published 1 May 2015