Propertymark urges Scottish Government to loosen rules on energy-efficiency pilot

The Scottish Government must remove the shackles from a pilot offering homeowners energy-efficiency support if it is to maximise the potential of a national rollout, Propertymark has said.

Published 13 October 2021

Propertymark raises PRS concerns with incoming minister Patrick Harvie

Property agent membership body Propertymark has issued a letter to Patrick Harvie following his appointment as minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants' rights to stress its concerns for the private rented sector (PRS) in Scotland.

Published 2 September 2021

Housing groups issue warning over impact of benefit cuts on renters

The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.

Published 17 August 2021

New working group to make urgent recommendations to end rough sleeping

The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good.

Published 6 September 2017