While Green councillor for Leith Chas Booth welcomes Edinburgh’s designation as a short-term-let control area, there’s more to be done.
Selling off council homes may have benefited original purchasers but long term detrimental impacts are still being felt, argues Susan Rae.
Everyone deserves safe, warm and affordable housing and protection from unjust rent increases, discrimination and unfair eviction, says Lorna Slater.
Investment in social housing should be a key part of a green recovery and will help tackle child poverty too, argues Alison Johnstone.
Greens have led from the front in tackling housing inequality in Edinburgh and banning winter evictions, argues Chas Booth.
Green MSP Andy Wightman hails campaigning success on winter evictions but says more needs done.
Let’s put homes before holiday lets says Chas Booth.
Improvements in homelessness in Edinburgh can’t be allowed to go into reverse, argues Alison Johnstone.
Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched a crowdfunder to challenge the eviction of a constituent in Leith.
Green councillors have welcomed City of Edinburgh Council support for their proposal to appoint a dedicated empty homes officer for the city.