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New beginnings for private renting in Scotland

New beginnings for private renting in Scotland.


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A ten year strategy for private renting – what are the challenges we face?
Professor Douglas Robertson
School of Applied Social Science, Stirling University and Chair of the Scottish Private Rented Sector Strategy Group

The Private Rented Sector in Germany
Professor Felix Schindler
Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany

Bringing empty homes back into use in the PRS
Kristen Hubert
Empty Homes Coordinator, Scottish Empty Homes Partnership

Information Packs for tenants
Barry Stalker
Principal Policy Officer, Scottish Government

Opening up the PRS to low income families – lessons learnt from PKC Lets
Martin Smith
Service Manager for Housing Access & Partnership, PKC Lets, Perth and Kinross Council

Changes to LHA and introduction of Universal Credit
Andrew Parfitt
Head of Housing Policy Division, DWP

Tenancy deposit protection for Scotland
Malcolm Lindo
Finance Director, Safe Deposits Scotland

Managing problem landlords – lessons from the Govanhill Hub
Patrick Flynn
Head of Housing Services, Development and Regeneration Services, Glasgow City Council

Meeting climate change targets – the challenge for private landlords
Chas Booth
Association for the Conservation of Energy and member of the steering group of the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.