Mark Fortune forced to fix flat ‘not fit for human habitation’
An Edinburgh property firm owned by landlord Mark Fortune has been ordered to make one of its flats…
Hereditary peer in row with Galloway tenants over water contamination
Baron Vaux of Harrowden is in dispute with his Galloway tenants after water supplies to their homes repeatedly failed quality standards.
FFS Explains: Scotland’s rent freeze and eviction ban
FFS explains Scotland's rent freeze including what it is, who it will affect, why it is being introduced, and what the reaction has been.
Low earning Scots face paying more than half of salary on rent
Low earners in Scotland face paying more than half of their salary on rent, analysis of nearly 4,500 rental listings by The Ferret has found.
Renters asked to outbid each other for homes as housing crisis worsens
Renters across Scotland are being asked to outbid one another to secure a home, which campaigners say is driving up prices for tenants amidst a housing crisis.
‘Completely Unaffordable’: Flats in former public building let for up to £2,500
Campaigners have renewed calls for more affordable housing and rent controls after it emerged flats in a former public building were being let for up to £2,500 a month.
More than 40 former Mark Fortune tenants demand action from authorities
Council and police must offer increased support to Fortune tenants and neighbours, say campaigners.
Tenants faced damp and black mould while housing repairs stopped due to Covid-19
Tenants of Scotland's largest housing association who have suffered damp and mould are calling for action on repairs, as questions about use of furlough are raised.
Private developers get £100m from housing fund but build just 700 affordable homes
A housing fund which is a precursor to the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) has awarded more than £100m to private developers who have built just 700 affordable houses.