Statistics can help us better understand the social problems that we face. When we look at housing in Scotland, we tend to focus on the figures that show evidence of a housing crisis, such as that 940,000 households live in relative poverty after housing costs, and that 142,500 applicants are waiting for council housing. Or, […]
People move in and out of properties every day. More often than not, the beginning and ending of tenancies go without any major problems – and words like ‘eviction’ never come into play. But it can happen, and it is a daunting prospect if you’re ever faced with it.
In June 2017 we gathered the views of over 200 private tenants on the Scottish Government’s proposal to introduce a minimum energy efficiency standard for private rented homes, after a plea from us for the help of private tenants! To the private tenants we spoke to, this is a big thank you!
We’re thrilled to announce that our ‘I need help’ button is about to go from idea to reality! Ahead of its launch, we wanted to tell you more about how this tool works – and how it’s paving the way for our exciting workshop event on 19 July that’ll bring charities and the digital world together.
The recent fire at Grenfell Tower in west London was a tragedy that has devastated the lives of local residents and the wider community. It was a stark reminder that the campaign to ensure everyone has a safe place to call home is still a long way from being done.