Rent Arrears in Public Authority Housing in Scotland (A Scottish Office social research study)
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Rent Arrears in Public Authority Housing in Scotland (A Scottish Office social research study) by Scottish Office

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rent,
  • Scotland,
  • Public housing

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9277138M
ISBN 100114916918
ISBN 109780114916916
OCLC/WorldCa12975691

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Rent arrears is an increasing problem for many councils and RSLs n at 31 March , the total rent arrears due from council tenants was £ million (% of gross rent debit) n at the same date, the total rent arrears due from mainstream RSL tenants was £ million (% of gross rent debit).   Housing Renting a home Rent arrears You are a public-sector tenant taken to court for rent arrears Notice Coronavirus (COVID) update: The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service website has advice for anyone attending a court or tribunal in Scotland.   The delay of the first benefit payment is considered to be related to the rent arrears (SPICe ; National Housing Federation ) and, according to a Shelter Scotland article, housing benefits are paid in arrears every month and therefore might lead to rent arrears. “Since August , most new Universal Credit claimants have seven.   The total amount of rent arrears on all council properties in Scotland has increased by 14% in a year as the number of council tenants in arrears increased by around 3%, official figures have revealed. Scottish Council Housing Income and Expenditure statistics for the year /, published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, show that rent arrears on all council properties totalled &pou.

  If you have more than three months' rent arrears at the time of the notice and at the time of the tribunal hearing, the tribunal has to make an eviction order, unless your rent arrears have been caused by unpaid housing benefit. If you have less than three months' rent arrears, it is up to the tribunal to decide whether you should be evicted or. Rent arrears written-off. In budgets, councils wrote off nearly £ million of outstanding rent as unrecoverable, compared to £ million in the previous year. Housing debt. Councils spent £ million on HRA loan charges: interest, capital repayment and loan fund expenses, in This document is a letter that can be used to notify tenants that they are in arrears of rent payment and requests that the outstanding balance be paid immediately or by a specific date. This document can be used by either a Landlord or a Letting Agent. An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about housing, including provision about homelessness and the allocation of housing accommodation by social landlords, the tenants of social landlords, the regulation of social landlords, Scottish Homes, the strategic housing functions of the Scottish Ministers and local authorities and grants for improvement and repairs; and for connected.

Rent arrears. As at 31 March , rent arrears on all properties on councils’ HRAs stood at £58m, representing % of total rental income on these properties. This is an increase of £5m on last year. Housing debt. Councils are forecast to spend £m on HRA loan charges (interest, capital repayment and loan fund expenses) in , up. Chart Rent arrears as percentage of total rental income on all properties on the Housing Revenue Account, 1 Scotland, to 2 Source: Scottish Government, Communities Analytical Division - based on Housing Revenue Account returns provided by Scottish Local Authorities. Get this from a library! Rent arrears in public authority housing in Scotland. [Diana Wilkinson; Great Britain. Scottish Office. Central Research Unit.]. Rent arrears - social housing tenant. March Fact sheet no. 59 SCOT Rent arrears - social housing tenant called the ‘housing costs element’, forms part of your Universal Credit award. In Scotland, you can choose where the housing costs element is paid. You can ask that it is paid either to your landlord or paid to you.