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Priced out of Edinburgh

While Green councillor for Leith Chas Booth welcomes Edinburgh’s designation as a short-term-let control area, there’s more to be done.


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Flaws of ‘Right to Buy’ are searingly obvious

Selling off council homes may have benefited original purchasers but long term detrimental impacts are still being felt, argues Susan Rae.


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Housing is a human right

Everyone deserves safe, warm and affordable housing and protection from unjust rent increases, discrimination and unfair eviction, says Lorna Slater.


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Safe home, solid foundation

Investment in social housing should be a key part of a green recovery and will help tackle child poverty too, argues Alison Johnstone.


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To end winter evictions: vote Green!

Greens have led from the front in tackling housing inequality in Edinburgh and banning winter evictions, argues Chas Booth.


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Ending evictions

Green MSP Andy Wightman hails campaigning success on winter evictions but says more needs done.


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Action on holiday letting

Let’s put homes before holiday lets says Chas Booth.


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No reverse gear on homelessness

Improvements in homelessness in Edinburgh can’t be allowed to go into reverse, argues Alison Johnstone.


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Andy Wightman launches crowdfunder to prevent eviction of Leither

Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched a crowdfunder to challenge the eviction of a constituent in Leith.


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Support for Green empty homes proposal in Edinburgh welcomed

Green councillors have welcomed City of Edinburgh Council support for their proposal to appoint a dedicated empty homes officer for the city.