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The Death of a Social Housing Tenant – Difficult Succession Issues

24 March 2022

A recent tenancy succession case made headlines, where two daughters were told they cannot succeed to a three bedroomed house in Glasgow after their mother died. This is a difficult scenario for many housing associations who have to balance their policy, succession law and the wishes of a grieving family.

One Day All Houses Will Be Greenhouses

01 December 2021

The recent COP26 has brought environmental issues into sharp focus again for all industries. There is no denying that the construction industry, by its very nature, can create a negative environmental impact in terms of the processes utilised, waste and the performance of the end product.

The Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Act 2021 and Social Housing: How can RSLs prepare?

10 May 2021

The Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 2 October 2020 to improve the protections available to people who are at risk of domestic abuse, particularly where they are living with the perpetrator of abuse. The Bill aimed to do this in two ways: Part 1 creates new orders which can be made by the police and the courts; and Part 2 will allow a social landlord to apply to the court to end the tenancy of a domestic abuse perpetrator.

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