Rent Rights

Posted on December 9th, 2013

Renting Stories: "In the end they got away with not protecting my deposit, even though they broke the law"

Renting Stories: "In the end they got away with not protecting my deposit, even though they broke the law"

Elisabeth, Glasgow “I moved to Scotland in order to start a PhD at one of the Universities in Glasgow. I paid fees for preparing the paperwork connected to the tenancy …Read More

Posted on December 6th, 2013

Evening Times: MSP calls for rules to protect tenants

Patrick’s calls for greater protection for private tenants featured prominently in the Evening Times’ coverage of Wednesday’s Housing debate. You can read the article on their website.      

Posted on December 5th, 2013

Patrick focuses on private tenants in Housing debate

Patrick’s amendment was chosen for yesterday’s Scottish Parliament debate on Housing. You can watch his opening speech below or read an extract beneath.   I want to focus on the …Read More

Posted on December 4th, 2013

Patrick calls for greater support for private sector tenants

In today’s Scottish Parliament debate on housing, Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, will urge the Scottish Government to consider rent controls as a way of protecting the growing number of …Read More

Posted on November 25th, 2013

Patrick hoping to question First Minister on Housing Bill

Patrick hoping to question First Minister on Housing Bill

Patrick has lodged a question for this Thursday’s First Minister’s Questions in which he seeks to find out how the government’s upcoming Housing Bill will look after private tenants. The …Read More

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