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.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A look at 20 years of housing in the Scottish Parliament.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Imagine you can’t afford to live in your current home or you want to move away from your parents or partner. Maybe you don’t want
Reading Time: 5 minutes The increasing number of short term lets in Edinburgh has been a point of debate for years, with questions around regulation and the behaviour of
Reading Time: 4 minutes The growth in short term lets, facilitated by peer to peer online platforms, such as Airbnb, has sparked debate about whether short term lets should
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe regularly receives enquiries asking for information on council tax, in particular whether council tax has to be paid on empty properties, uninhabitable property or
Reading Time: 4 minutes As it is Scottish Housing Day, this blog takes a quick look at trends in home ownership and Scottish Government support to help people buy
Reading Time: 5 minutes Last week (23rd May) the Scottish Government brought forward a Bill to keep Scotland at the “forefront of global ambition” on climate change. So, what
Reading Time: 3 minutes SPICe receives many enquiries about repairs to private rented property. This blog post is aimed at answering some FAQs about the repairing standard. It also