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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-03378: Pauline McNeill (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 30 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on extending the Scottish Housing Quality Standard to (a) the private rented sector and (b) tied housing.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 12 October 2016

Different standards currently apply in different housing tenures and between social and private rented tenancies in Scotland. A stakeholder forum was set up in December 2014 to consider a single condition standard for all housing tenures (including social and private rented houses and tied houses) with a view to conducting a formal public consultation in 2017.