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ISBN 978 0 7559 7489 4 (Web only publication) ISSN 0950 2254
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1 Background to the Review Introduction to the review Aims and objectives of the review Analytical work for the review Structure of key findings report
2 Diversity in the Private Rented Sector: Landlords and Locations Introduction The diverse nature of landlords and implications for policy The geographic spread of the PRS in Scotland
3 Private Tenants: Characteristics and Experiences Introduction The diverse nature of tenants and implications for policy Low income households Students Ethnic and religious minority groups Migrant workers Young Professionals
4 The Ability of the Private Rented Sector to Provide Appropriate and Well-Managed Accommodation Introduction Satisfaction of tenants and landlords with home and management service Property condition, disrepair, adaptations and energy efficiency Tenancy regime
5 Supporting the Professionalism and Reputation of the Sector Introduction Tenancy Deposits Rights and Responsibilities Advice and Training Local authorities have an increasingly important role to play in supporting the PRS
6 Homeless Households and the Private Rented Sector Introduction Levels of homelessness and the existing role of the PRS Maximising the potential of the private rented sector
7 The Affordability and Supply of Private Rented Housing Introduction Affordability and the impacts of the credit crunch The future supply of private rented housing Empty properties
APPENDIX ONE: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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