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provision of houses for owner-occupation in Scotland

Scotland. Housing Advisory Committee.

provision of houses for owner-occupation in Scotland

report

by Scotland. Housing Advisory Committee.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Scottish Housing Advisory Committee. Presented by the Secretary of State for Scotland to Parliament by command ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 74 p. table.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16523276M

    Of the 1, houses that were sold during the last full year for which information is available, only were sold under the modernised right to buy. However, 1, houses were sold under the pre preserved right to buy to people who had been tenants in their properties for more than 12 years—many for significantly longer than that. a reality of owner occupation very different to the dream. Similarly, John Doling, using evidence from the English House Condition Survey, points out the concentration of disrepair in households headed by the elderly and those on low incomes. That said, demand for owner occupation remains high, although several authors draw attention to the.

    By the time the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act was enacted, 27% of Scotland's agricultural holdings were owner occupied. There were a further significant number of estate farm sales to tenants in the new post war context of the s and by the s, 38% of agricultural holdings and 51% agricultural land was farmed by owners rather. In particular, they should examine critically Schedule 3, Part 1 1(1) of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill – namely, “It is an eviction ground that the landlord intends to sell the let property”. If tenants are to feel secure in their homes, this provision should be removed.

    The purpose of this note was to review current concepts and measures of housing need in use in England, and how they relate to effective demand. It looks at what is likely to be the new supply of housing that would be required to meet the need generated by population and household growth and change; how much of this supply could be generated by private effective demand; and how much . Mortgage finance and owner occupation in Britain and West Germany. Author links open overlay panel Michael Ball ∗ Maartje Martens † Michael Harloe †.


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Provision of houses for owner-occupation in Scotland by Scotland. Housing Advisory Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Debate. In Repeopling Emptied Places: Centenary reflections on the significance and the enduring legacy of the Land Settlement (Scotland) ActDr Hunter explores the background to the historic Act – radical in its day – and its impact on the communities created, and explores the opportunities for going forward with land reform today.

The buy-to-let mortgage book of Bradford & Bingley remains in state hands, as does a substantial proportion of Northern Rock's. Under the coalition, the. Owner-occupation (% of stock) Other (% of stock) High Netherlands 2, 32 -4 9 59 Scotland 24 -6 12 64 Austria 24 +1 16 50 10 Medium Denmark 19 +1 17 49 Sweden (“allmännyttan”) 19 41 22 England 4, 18 -2 18 ELIZABETH II c.

43 Housing (Scotland) Act CHAPTER 43 An Act to establish a body having functions relating to housing; and, as respects Scotland, to make further provision with respect to houses let on tenancies; to confer on that body and on persons approved for the purpose the right to acquire from public sector landlords certain houses occupied by secure tenants; to make.

The state of owner-occupation, by Jules Birch The decline of owner-occupation in England resumed in /16 after a brief uptick in the previous year. Owner-occupation as a whole fell below 63% to return it to levels last seen inwhen the Right to Buy and Margaret Thatcher’s drive for a property-owning democracy were in full flow.

The whole issue of the legitimacy of government intervention in the housing market is particularly pertinent at the present moment. The government is flailing around trying to increase mortgage lending and mitigate the effects of falling house prices.

This activity is pretty ineffectual and we are right to condemn it as social engineering. During her reign the population of England and Wales increased from million to million and by some million new houses had been built to accommodate them.

Here's our selection of the best Victorian homes currently on the market. §The Secretary of State for Scotland (Mr. George Younger) I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. The main objectives of the Bill are to extend further our successful right-to-buy policy, by bringing new categories of tenants into the right to buy for the first time, and by increasing discount for large numbers of tenants living in flats.

This book explains the extent and nature of these changes and sets out the current law relating to housing in Scotland. In addition to the constraints of the Rent Acts and the Housing Acts, there is now legislation to protect citizens from some forms of discrimination and abuse of.

o private houses were completed. Init is estimated that the housing stock in England and Wales had increased to million, owner-occupation accounting for 31% and the rapidly growing public rented sector for 18%. The Housing Act removed from local authorities the requirement to provide houses only.

Boughton: It's essential, first of all, to point out that two-thirds of the approximately four million council homes built after the Second World War were traditional two-storey houses.

But it’s. The study Castles in the Air, released at the CIH Scotland conference in Glasgow yesterday, notes owner occupation rates in Scotland went up from the mids to reach 66 per cent today – coming closer to the figure of 70 per cent of all UK households.

The report, written by Edinburgh-based Newhaven Research for CIH Scotland, asks if the current levels of owner occupation in Scotland are. Book a valuation Get specialist advice for residential, commercial or rural property, grounded in our experience and knowledge of local, regional and international markets.

Book a virtual valuation. Owner-occupation in Scotland has risen from 38% to 63% since They now stand at 59% of the national average in Scotland, compared with 93% in early As a result, Scotland has slipped from being the sixth most expensive of the 12 standard planning regions.

From to we built 2, houses for owner-occupation and in we began our first shared ownership scheme. We also established Midlands Rural Housing in to promote and enable the provision of homes in rural areas to meet identified local needs.

If we take Sweden or Denmark—reasonably comparable with Scotland—we find that Sweden built houses per 1, of the population, Denmark houses per 1, and Scotland houses per 1, We are absolutely at the bottom of the league in the whole of Europe in the provision of houses.

The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Council Housing across Scotland and the UK Gerry Hassan Sunday National, August 4th Council housing once defined much of Scotland – geographically, culturally, and how people saw themselves and lived.

In 54% of Scottish homes were council owned; in England one-third of households then lived in [ ]. 4 Summary l The private rented sector has grown and evolved substantially over the last decade and a half. This change has been driven by diverse socio-economic, fiscal and political factors affecting both the demand and supply side.

While this growth has been substantial, it has moderated in. The evaluation of GRO grants for owner occupation in Scotland by Kintrea et al() is less gloomy, finding little evidence of affordability problems.

Neither study addresses the key question of. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Edinburgh Studies in Law is an important series that was launched by Edinburgh University Press in in association with the Edinburgh Law Review Trust. The series provides a forum for high-quality academic writing on contemporary substantive law, private and .In later phases in the s, however, the proportion of mostly low-rise flats increased dramatically (nine storey blocks were also constructed) as well as the provision of a small number of ‘better type houses’ for higher earners with a few sites set aside for private owner occupation to achieve tenure mix and social balance.

25 Overall. how to ban the development of new build leasehold houses, other than in exceptional circumstances; how to restrict ground rents in newly established leases of houses and flats to a nominal, peppercorn value; and; how to address loopholes in the law to improve transparency and fairness for leaseholders and freeholders.