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Tenant’s protest Airbnb bosses secret Edinburgh Council meeting

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Living Rent Members Protest Bogus Rent Consultation

Living Rent Members Protest Bogus Rent Consultation   Continue reading

Living Rent members protest bogus rent consultation

Living Rent Union Members Protest Bogus Rent Consultation Continue reading

Living Rent Second National Conference

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! Continue reading

Glasgow members win massive rent reduction.

Living Rent members win massive rent reductions.     Continue reading

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! Continue reading

Scotland's Tenants Need A #WinterBreak

Living 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. Continue reading

Glasgow branch host fundraiser to celebrate planned Mary Barbour statue

Living Rent celebrated the inspiring legacy of the 1915 Clydeside rent strikes with a social event and fundraiser on 23 November.  Continue reading