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economics of selling council houses in the Scottish housing system.

Duncan Maclennan

economics of selling council houses in the Scottish housing system.

by Duncan Maclennan

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Published by University of Aberdeen, Dept. of Political Economy in Aberdeen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional paper -- no.77-04
ContributionsUniversity of Aberdeen. Department of Political Economy.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13971569M

Whether you have arranged to sell the house yourself or you have used an estate agent you may find that you receive more than one offer for the house. You can sell the house to whoever you want and do not have to sell to the buyer who offers the most money. It could be unlawful for a seller to treat people unfairly by discriminating against them. Find a council-house in Scotland on Gumtree, the #1 site for Property classifieds ads in the UK.

The Right to Buy Public Housing in Britain: A Welfare Analysis Richard Disney⁄ and Guannan Luoy December, Abstract We investigate the impact on social welfare of the UK policy introduced in by which public housing tenants (council housing in UK parlance) had the right to purchase their houses at heavily discounted Size: KB.   Scottish Building Standards for minor work. If you're doing any type of minor work in your home, like installing a bathroom in your house, it needs to meet Scottish Building Standards. You usually won't need to ask your local council for permission to carry out minor work, but you should check with them to make sure.

Over 1, applications from Scottish Borders firms to the Scottish Government’s Business Support Fund have been approved, totalling almost £20m. Scottish Government fund for the newly self-employed open for applications. 30th April For some time now the Scottish housing market has been under pressure amid concerns about a possible second independence referendum and the worsening relationship with Westminster. In effect the Scottish government, led by the SNP, has been acting like an independent country for some time now and the receipt of new tax powers is a further.


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Economics of selling council houses in the Scottish housing system by Duncan Maclennan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a timely assessment of 20 years of progress in the field of housing economics and its application to policy and practice. Two decades on from the publication of Duncan Maclennan's influential Housing Economics, 16 leading housing experts - both academics and policy makers from across the world - now honour Maclennan's contributions.

The chapters here present a contemporary survey Format: Paperback. Using this assumption, the direct output of the house building industry would be £2, million for new housing and £3, million for RMI, with a combined total of £6, million.

Applying the multiplier of increases that to £11, million, which is approximately % of Scottish economic output (GDP). of the condition of Scottish economics of selling council houses in the Scottish housing system. book. The data showed that one room homes comprised 34% of the housing stock of Scotland, and that a further 37% of homes consisted of two rooms.

Thus, in71% of Scottish homes consisted of not more than two rooms, and housed 64% of the Size: KB. Affordable Housing in Scotland. The major economic crisis that started on the beginning of and still progresses, fueled the need for a different perspective regarding affordable housing.

The crisis in the credit system and the general economic difficulties, forced the UK government to implicate huge cuts to public spending. That put the. More about the application process for housing from the council, a housing association or housing cooperative.

How waiting lists work and how councils assess priority when allocating housing. Applying for housing from the council, a housing association or housing co-op - Shelter Scotland. takes into account the South East Scotland Housing Need and Demand Assessment (HNDA) commissioned inas well as the impact of the financial crisis and current economic environment.

It seeks approval for development of a range of investment models to meet housing need. 2 Summary There is a major housing supply crisis in Edinburgh. Anyone over the age of 16 can apply for council housing anywhere in Scotland. This page explains more about how to make an application.

Applying for council housing is not the same as applying to the council as you have nowhere safe and permanent to stay and you need to apply to the council as homeless, you should ask to have your name put down on the council housing list at the. The effect of the planning system's decisions should be to help increase sustainable economic growth, which is the main purpose of the Scottish Government.

This means that the planning system should help build a growing economy, but at the same time protect our environment for future generations and make sure that communities can enjoy a better. Explore 5, listings for Council property for sale in Scotland at best prices.

The cheapest offer starts at £10, Check it out. The amount of time you'll have to wait for an offer of housing will normally depend on where you want to live and how many points you have.

Points can be confusing. This information should help you understand how the system people won't ever get enough points for an offer. If you're in this position you'll need to think about other housing options, like renting.

The History of Council Housing Contents. 1 Introduction. 2 Before Council Housing. 3 Homes for Heroes. 4 Inter-war Slum Clearance. 5 Meeting the Post-war Housing Shortage. 6 A New Urban Vision. 7 Pushing the Boundaries and Housing All.

8 The Impact of the ‘Right to Buy’. 9 The Future of Council Housing. 1 Introduction. Systems described in the Handbook are grouped into four sections classified by form of construction: Metal Framed Houses (prefixed ‘M’ in the numbered reference to each system), Precast Concrete Houses (prefixed ‘P’), In-Situ Concrete Houses (prefixed ‘S’) and Timber Framed Houses File Size: 1MB.

Policies to ease pressure on the housing market. council housing has fallen out of vogue as the government have sought to sell off council housing and cut back on the building of council housing.

But, it was council houses which provided a significant boost to the UK’s housing stock in the post war period. The U.S. housing market is a major indicator of the strength of the economy.

When the economy is strong and people are confident about the future, they are more inclined to buy houses. SKINT Scots are selling their council homes back to local authorities, it emerged yesterday. SKINT Scots are selling their council homes back to local authorities, it emerged yesterday.

In the last financial year, people took advantage of the "mortgage to rent" (MTR) scheme to flog the homes they had bought to councils or housing associations. The Right to Buy scheme is a policy in the United Kingdom which gives secure tenants of councils and some housing associations the legal right to buy, at a large discount, the council house they are living in.

There is also a Right to Acquire for assured tenants of housing association dwellings built with public subsidy afterat a smaller discount. By over 1, dwellings in the UK had.

The policy had been pioneered by Lady Thatcher's predecessor as Tory leader, Ted Heath, in the early s, although local councils have had the right to sell off their council housing.

See results for Housing association houses for sale at the best prices, with the cheapest property starting from £23, Looking for more real estate to buy.

Explore Houses for sale as well. We no longer have any 'Council houses' Registered Social Landlords, often called Housing Associations, are now the main providers of new and affordable rented housing for people in the Scottish Borders.

See details of all housing providers in the Scottish Borders in our directory of registered landlords and housing associations. Public housing (known as council housing or social housing in the UK) provided the majority of rented accommodation in the United Kingdom until when the number of households in private rental housing surpassed the number in social housing.

Houses and flats built for public or social housing use are built by or for local authorities and known as council houses, though since the s the. The right of tenants to buy their council houses in Scotland will finally come to an end this week. The Right to Buy scheme will end at midnight on Sunday, marking the end of a two-year notice period after Scottish MPs voted to abolish it.

One of the pillars of Thatcherism, the policy saw half a million Scots families purchase their council or housing association home at a discount. Scottish council house tenants to lose the right to buy their homes ABOUTcouncil homes in Scotland have been bought by tenants since Margaret Thatcher introduced the scheme in Share.Selling process in Scotland.

Learn step by step the process for selling your property in Scotland. We take you through each key step from start to finish so that you're fully clued in when it comes to selling your home.

Get your property valued. First step is to get your property valued by an estate agent.