Moving into Rented Housing

Information for people who are considering moving into rented accommodation. It covers issues relevant to local authority, housing association, and private landlords, and it includes information on the recent changes to the law in Scotland for privately r

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Shared Ownership Leases : What is shared ownership leasehold, and how does it work?

The purpose of this advice note is to provide a brief overview of shared ownership lease for owners/purchasers and property professionals. The Department for Communities and Local Government maintain detailed information on shared ownership leases on thei

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Cohousing briefing paper: Work on the wild side – For developers and architects

There is growing interest in exploring non-mainstream housing options for older people, including various methods of self-help and mutual support that are often similar to cohousing principles. This briefing is the first of two from the Housing L

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EAC FirstStop bespoke client ‘housing options’ sample report

A general introduction to types of specialist housing and housing with care for older people, plus information about selected housing schemes for a FirstStop client living near Leeds, west Yorkshire.

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Shared Ownership for People with Disabilities

Housing LIN Case Study no 12. A specialist shared ownership scheme managed by Notting Hill Home Ownership (part of Notting Hill Housing Trust), which gives people with disabilties more choice in their housing and enables them to have the security of their

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Property Law Reform & Retirement Housing

An overview of Scottish legislation, i.e. Abolition of the Feudal tenure (Scotland) Act 2000, The Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003, & The Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004 effective on 28th November 2004, and how this might affect owners of retirement hou

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Rights for council and housing association tenants

Basic information about the rights of council and housing association tenants, including security of tenure, re-possession, improvements, repairs, complaints

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Private Tenancies – Paying Your Rent. Knowing your rights and accessing help with your rent

Information and advice about the rents that different types of private tenants or licencees should pay, and what rights they have.

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