Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at what the impact of COVID-19 is on the rented and social housing sector.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the housing sector in Scotland
Reading Time: 32 minutes This extended blogpost provides briefing for MSPs and other interested parties ahead of parliamentary consideration of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill on 1 April 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Due to the emergency legislation in the Scottish Parliament this week, this blog post looks at the sale and purchase of property in Scotland. Here
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog explains the changes brought about by new regulations (the Relevant Adjustments to Common Parts (Disabled Persons) (Scotland) Regulations 2020) which mean that a
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has recently received a number of enquiries about smart meters. This blog explores some of the issues around the technology, and its introduction to homes and businesses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at a recent Court of Session case on whether it is legal to change the locks of asylum seekers when their asylum claims are refused
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog examines the impact of extending the unsuitable accommodation order for homeless people.
Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the barriers to accessing homelessness services – priority need – was abolished in 2012. However, if a person is homeless, the local authority
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the background to Home Reports and some of the main enquiries SPICe receives about them.