Tenant’s protest Airbnb bosses secret Edinburgh Council meeting

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Dozens of Living Rent activists and supporters held a protest in Edinburgh this morning amid concerns the Airbnb boom is causing severe housing problems in the capital.

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Living Rent Policy on AirBnB-style Short Term Holiday Lets

Living Rent is very concerned about the growth of Airbnb, especially in 'tight' housing markets such as Edinburgh. The holiday let boom has been increasing housing scarcity and increasing rents for people who live and work in the City. We recommend very strong legislation to limit holiday lets of this kind, to ensure housing remains affordable and secure for residents.

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Living Rent Members Protest Bogus Rent Consultation

Living Rent Members Protest Bogus Rent Consultation

 

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Living Rent prevent illegal eviction

 

 

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Living Rent Second National Conference

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Following all of our exciting work over the last 12 months, winning campaigns against rip off letting agencies, and dodgy landlords, Living Rent is excited to announce our Second National Conference to help us plan our future victories!

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Glasgow members win massive rent reduction.

Living Rent members win massive rent reductions.

 

 

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All we want for Christmas is a winter break!

Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s broke, he can’t pay the rent, and he’s facing eviction!

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Scotland's Tenants Need A #WinterBreak

winterbreak3.pngLiving Rent, Scotland’s tenants’ union, is launching a campaign to stop winter evictions. A #WinterBreak would suspend all evictions between November and March to prevent deaths amongst the homeless population. This means no person with a legal tenancy agreement, in a mortgaged home or in sheltered accommodation can be evicted during the winter months.

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Glasgow branch host fundraiser to celebrate planned Mary Barbour statue

23844452_708795205990167_168811434897019312_n.jpgLiving Rent celebrated the inspiring legacy of the 1915 Clydeside rent strikes with a social event and fundraiser on 23 November. 

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Patrick Harvie MSP pens letter of support to Living Rent members.

patrick-harvie-msp.jpgPatrick Harvie list MSP for Glasgow has written a letter in support of Living Rent’s demands that Castle Residential and the of 184a Nithsdale road pay back illegal fees and thousands in illegally collected rent.

 

 

 

 

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