Month: November 2015

Live streaming announced for ‘Nuturing Nature’ – December 1st

Livestream by @demTVscot for @Nordichorizons Norwegian & Highland land use gig  'Nuturing Nature'. Click here on Dec 1 at 6pm.

A Swedish Model for Scottish private rented sector

A ‘Swedish Model’ for the Scottish private rented sector?  November 4th 2015 6pm Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR  Mariell Juhlin, Head of National Policy and Analysis Unit at the Swedish Union of Tenants The state of the private rented sector in Scotland is a hot topic, largely focused around high rents. The average Scottish tenant spends 25 per cent of their income on housing costs. This compares to 18 per cent of social tenants, and 11 per cent for owner-occupiers with a mortgage.  The Scottish Government is committed to significant reform of the private rented sector this year, and it seems likely better protection against eviction and rent regulation are on the cards.  Tenants and housing charities are generally very supportive...Read More

A Swedish Model for Scottish private rented sector – meeting notes

Here are all the meeting notes for the event; “A Swedish Model for the Scottish private rented sector. We have included an audio recording of the entire meeting divided into sections, a copy of Mariell Juhlin’s presentation ; which you can download here and , finally we have included a short video interview with Mariell about the Swedish Union of Tenants.

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