local authority housing

Report of a research project which studied the duration of tenancies of women re-housed because of domestic abuse and attempted to define the key factors which determine whether or not these tenancies are sustained.

Report looking at the issue of access to insurance for socially-excluded groups. Using research, it makes recommendations for extending access to insurance, especially contents insurance, and seeks to stimulate greater public debate about this issue.

The Scottish Government is committed to the target that by 2016, as far as is reasonably practicable, no-one in Scotland is living in fuel poverty. This is a key priority for Scottish Ministers. Councils can make an important contribution to the achievement of this target.

Through both their leadership and strategic role and their wealth of local knowledge and local action they have a significant part to play in ensuring that people live in warm dry homes which they can afford to heat.

This summary document provides an introduction to the updated Housing Statistics for Scotland web tables which were first launched in November 2007. Latest Housing Statistics For Scotland (2009) Statistics on New Housing Supply, New House Building, AHIP, Right to Buy, Public Sector Stock, Lettings, Evictions, HMO and House Improvements.