Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides and overview of facts, figures and policy on second homes.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides background on the Scottish Government’s planned evictions moratorium.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Last updated: 29 September 2022 On 6 September 2022, the Scottish Government announced in the Programme for Government (PFG) that emergency legislation would be introduced
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog considers the number of second homes in Scotland and the policy measures that affect them. Second homes are normally defined as a home
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog answers some of the most frequently asked questions in relation to the upcoming changes to smoke and heat alarms in homes.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A central hub for SPICe blogs and briefings on the draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).
Reading Time: 5 minutes This is post about the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee’s evidence on retrofitting homes for net-zero.
Reading Time: 5 minutes An overview of the national spatial strategy, and associated regional action areas,, set out in the draft National Planning Framework 4.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post summarises action taken by the Scottish and UK Governments to assist tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic to date and planned future action.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at what the impact of COVID-19 is on the rented and social housing sector.