Day one of NHC 2021 saw leading academics discuss proposed manifestos for the future direction of housing policy in Scotland and Wales, drawing comparisons and lessons to be learned from both.
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Scottish Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, made a controversial proposal in January this year suggesting that housing developments where residents must speak Gaelic, or commit to learning it, could be introduced as part of a package of measures to help to save the language. Is a designated housing allocation for Gaelic speakers a lawful means of boosting Gaelic use?
Scotland's housing providers have a significant part to play in helping Scotland achieve its net zero emissions commitments, but a challenge lies ahead as they strive to meet the various targets that the Scottish Government has set for energy efficient housing.
A recent dispute between neighbours about the costs of repairing render on their tenement raises important issues about how to approach common repair disputes. Here Collette Miller and Kevin Sturgeon from Harper Macleod's Housing team look at these issues and what options homeowners may have in similar situations.
For Scottish Housing Day, and to celebrate its fifth year, we caught up with our social housing team to hear about their experience of working in the social housing industry.