Scottish Green Party
The Scottish Greens have lodged amendments to the Scottish Government's Land Reform Bill which the party believes will toughen the legislation and help increase housebuilding.
Published 18 January 2016
The Scottish Government has announced a year-year increase of £90 million to its affordable housing budget to help it achieve its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes during the next parliament.
Published 17 December 2015
Patrick Harvie, MSP and co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, has called on the Scottish Government and local authorities to use all their powers to ease Scotland's housing and homelessness crises by putting empty properties back in use.
Published 2 December 2015
Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian region, has lodged a motion at the Scottish Parliament calling for financial support for the 200 tenants of Lorne Street in Leith who face being evicted from their homes by the charity that owns their flats.
Published 10 November 2015
Basic improvements to Scotland’s draughtiest private homes can be made for as little as £1,000 per property, new figures have revealed.
Published 6 November 2015
The Scottish Greens are urging ministers to dramatically increase investment in energy efficient housing to help the near-one million families unable to keep their homes warm.
Published 2 November 2015
The Scottish Green Party has described yesterday’s ministerial statement on Scotland’s greenhouse gas emission targets as a missed opportunity to show real commitment to energy efficient housing as part of efforts to tackle climate change and fuel poverty.
Published 28 October 2015
The Scottish Green Party has agreed to campaign for a better deal for private tenants in Scotland.
Published 13 October 2015
Fresh calls have been made for the Scottish Government to increase the availability of affordable homes after average rents in the private sector reached an all-time high.
Published 27 August 2015