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Housing, Regeneration and Planning Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
16/12/2009 Permitted Development Rights: Domestic Wind Turbines and Air Source Heat Pumps This report considers the feasibility of extending Permitted Development Rights to domestic wind turbine and air source heat pump microgeneration technologies.
15/12/2009 Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill: Repossession of Residential Property - Protection of Tenants Consultation - An Analysis of Responses - Research Findings This research findings document outlines the response to the consultation: "Repossession of Residential Property - Protection of Tenant" for the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill. The consultation sought views on three separate proposals designed to protect tenants whose landlord was to be subect to a possession order. This report outlines the responses made to this consultation.
15/12/2009 Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill: Repossession of Residential Property - Protection of Tenants Consultation: An Analysis of Responses This report outlines the response to the consultation: "Repossession of Residential Property - Protection of Tenant" for the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill. The consultation sought views on three separate proposals designed to protect tenants whose landlord was to be subect to a possession order. This report outlines the responses made to this consultation.
11/12/2009 Home Appreciation Loan: Market and Product Analysis This research sets out to estimate the size of the potential market for, and assess potentially eligible owners' attitudes towards, the proposed Home Appreciation Loan. The Home Appreciation Loan was proposed in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 to provide equity based lending to help eligible owners (who would be unable to access commercial credit) meet the cost of repairs.
11/12/2009 Home Appreciation Loan: Market and Product Analysis RF 45/2009 This research findings estimates the size of the potential market for, and assess potentially eleigible owners' attitudes towards, the proposed Home Appreciation Loan. The Home Appreciation Loan was proposed in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 to provide equity based lending to help eligible owners (who would be unable to access commercial credit) meet the cost of repairs.
03/12/2009 Private Sector Housing Issues: Housing (Scotland) Bill - An Analysis of Consultation Responses RF 44/2009 The research findings is a summary of the analysis of responses to a consultation on Private sector housing issues for possible inclusion in the Housing (Scotland) Bill. The consultation proposed changes in three different areas of private housing law, landlord registration, Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licensing, and powers in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 for local authorities to deal with disrepair in privately owned houses.
03/12/2009 Private Sector Housing Issues: Housing (Scotland) Bill: An Analysis of Consultation Responses The report is an analysis of responses to a consultation on Private sector housing issues for possible inclusion in the Housing (Scotland) Bill. The consultation proposed changes in three different areas of private housing law, landlord registration, Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licensing, and powers in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 for local authorities to deal with disrepair in privately owned houses.
10/11/2009 Informing Future Approaches to Tackling Multiple Deprivation in Communities: Beyond the Fairer Scotland Fund Research to assess the development and implementation of the Fairer Scotland Fund and to provide a detailed picture of the continued support needs of Community Planning Partnerships in tackling poverty and deprivation under an outcome based framework.
10/11/2009 Informing Future Approaches to Tackling Multiple Deprivation in Communities: Beyond the Fairer Scotland Fund - Research Finding Research to assess the development and implementation of the Fairer Scotland Fund and to provide a detailed picture of the continued support needs of Community Planning Partnerships in tackling poverty and deprivation under an outcome based framework
09/11/2009 Draft Housing (Scotland) Bill: a Consultation - an Analysis of Responses The report is an analysis of responses to a consultation on the Housing (Scotland) Bill 2009. The consultation proposed changes in the entitlements in Right to Buy, modernising the Scottish Housing Regulator, the establishment of a Scottish Social Housing Charter and asked opinions on the name 'Social Landlord'.