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Housing action areas in Scotland

T. L. C. Duncan

Housing action areas in Scotland

by T. L. C. Duncan

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Published by Planning Exchange in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby T.L.C. Duncan with R.H. Cowan.
SeriesHousing improvement policies in Scotland, Research papers -- 3.
ContributionsCowan, Robert Hamish.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031926M

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.. Councils receive the majority of their funding from the Scottish Government, through aggregate external finance (AEF). AEF consists of three parts: Revenue support grants, non-domestic rates. Laurie Macfarlane, the author of a paper which looks at how the public sector could intervene to improve the operation of the land market and increase the supply of land for new housing, discusses his findings. Between and the share of income spent on housing costs in Scotland increased by 50%, from 12% to 18%, the second sharpest increase of any UK region outside London.

Book An Advert; Classified ads; Buy Photographs housing associations as well as a framework to support rapid scaling of Housing First across all areas in Scotland. “We need bold action.   The Scottish housing crisis - time for change. The Scottish housing market is rapidly approaching crisis point. With Homes for Scotland indicating that less than half of the Government’s annual target of 35, homes are being built, what does this mean for Scotland’s growing population?

Buy A Guide to Non-traditional Housing in Scotland, by Scottish Office (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.   The rival parties in Holyrood's election race have traded claims amid talk of a "housing crisis" in Scotland, with each proposing new targets and schemes to build new affordable homes.


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Part of: Housing. ISBN: Annual statistics up to 31 March on total new housing supply in Scotland across all sectors, along with information on various elements of local authority housing such as stock, lettings, house sales, evictions, housing lists, and housing for older people and people with disabilities.

Lou Rosenburg, in his book Scotland’s Homes Fit for Heroes (), has calculated that around 60% of all Act houses were built as cottages. This included huge estates such as Glasgow’s Mosspark and smaller estates such as Stirling’s Riverside.

Annual statistics up to 31 March on total new housing supply in Scotland across all sectors, along with information on various elements of local authority housing such as stock, lettings, house sales, evictions, housing lists, and housing for older people and people with disabilities.

Housing had previously published a book on Scottish housing policy (Currie and Murie, ), the speed of political and policy change in the last seven years have the book and finally, suggests areas of housing policy which will be the focus of HOUSING AND PUBLIC POLICY IN POST-DEVOLUTION SCOTLAND Chartered Institute of Housing File Size: KB.

Housing (Scotland) ActCross Heading: Housing action areas is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 07 May There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.

Social landlords (local authorities and registered social landlords) must follow certain rules in allocating houses to ensure fairness. These rules are set out in the Housing (Scotland) Actas amended by the Housing (Scotland) Act These rules Housing action areas in Scotland book that anyone aged 16 or over has the right to be admitted to a housing list.

It then fell rapidly in the early s as the housing market crashed, settling at aro per year from the mids onwards. Legislation introduced as part of the Housing (Scotland) Act then resulted in significant changes in Right to Buy terms for new tenants from Introduction - Our vision and strategic approach.

1 This document sets out the Scottish Government's housing vision and strategy for the decade to 2 Housing is a key part of our physical, economic, and social fabric. Getting housing "right" would contribute to our Purpose of sustainable economic growth to enable all of Scotland to flourish.

Housing in Scotland includes all forms of built habitation in what is now Scotland, from the earliest period of human occupation to the present day.

The oldest house in Scotland dates from the Mesolithic era. In the Neolithic era settled farming led to the construction of the first stone houses. There is also evidence from this period of large timber halls.

In the Bronze Age there were cellular roundcrannogs. Jon Sparkes on the latest news from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group, transforming temporary accommodation and gathering the views of hundreds of people with experience of homelessness.

Last week saw the eighth meeting of the Scottish Government's Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HRSAG). Meeting in the centre of Perth, we were delighted to begin. Housing action areas Table 1. Characteristics of Housing Action Areas England 8 Wales Bristol ED mean 5%cut-off* HAA mean** HAA mean % of households sharing/lacking bath % of households living at densities greater than persons/room 6 4 % of households in privately-rented furnished accommodation The Penington CoHousing project, a first for Scotland, will be built in Glasgow’s Pollokshields area, and will provide 24 one and two bedroom flats and a large shared community living space for individuals and couples aged 55 and over.

Working alongside jmarchitects and Southside Housing Association, Penington CoHousing’s Pollokshields project has been carefully designed to match the needs of older. Housing Options in Scotland Page 7 of 23 and alleviate homelessness. We drew our evidence for this thematic inquiry from:» analysis of national performance and statistical information;» a review of other research and studies in this area;» the scrutiny of Housing Options delivery in six case study local authorities;» a mystery shopping exercise by our tenant assessors.

2 days ago  Glasgow and the west of Scotland. Cochran Dickie Estate Agency has noted an increase in enquiries in the west of Scotland since news of some English property market activities resuming.

Curtis Chisholm, Director of Cochran Dickie, said: “We have a number of enquiries coming in from people looking to view current stock. Affordable Housing in Scotland Octo Ensuring Access to Affordable Housing in Scotland. Citizen’s Advice Scotland (CAS) recently input into discussions around affordable housing in responded to the consultation on the proposed Fair Rents (Scotland) Bill.

The Bill was a “ proposal to protect private sector tenants by introducing measures to limit rent increases. Warnings about a chronic shortage of affordable housing in the north and north-east are supported by new findings covering all of Scotland. Three of the country’s leading housing. The gritty Edinburgh districts of Muirhouse and Pennywell have a reputation to live down.

They provided Irvine Welsh, who grew up here, with material for. The Scottish housing minister, Kevin Stewart, stressed that the rural and islands funds were part of wider housing policy to increase supply of long term affordable housing in rural Scotland.“We recognise the complex nature of rural housing projects so the timescales for these funds were extended from the initial three years to five to allow as many projects as possible to come forward.

Crisis CEO Jon Sparkes provides the latest update on the work of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group. With the festive season behind us, members of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group were as focused as ever when we met for the fifth time in Shelter Scotland’s offices in Edinburgh this week.

Housing policy in Scotland. Edinburgh: John Donald, © (OCoLC) Online version: Begg, Tom. Housing policy in Scotland. Edinburgh: John Donald, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tom Begg.

The Addison Act was a watershed piece of legislation which led to the first widespread council housing in Scotland and other parts of the UK. Inthe need for "homes fit .On Februarythe Scottish government published “Homes Fit for the 21st century, The Scottish Government’s Strategy and Action Plan for Housing in the next decade: Based on the above document, Scotland’s population is constantly rising in numbers but also in age.