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Housing Law in Scotland

Peter Robson


This book explains the extent and nature of the changes that have taken place in housing law in Scotland during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and sets out the current law relating to housing in the country. It shows that Scots law on housing has changed in many ways during this time, along with the rights of individuals to buy and rent housing. It highlights the fact that, while the picture is still scarred by homelessness, poor-quality housing and various forms of exploitation, the majority of Scottish residents in the twenty-first century have far greater protection than the ... More

Keywords: housing law, Scotland, Rent Act, Housing Act, homelessness, housing, discrimination, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781845861117
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Robson, author
University of Strathclyde