december, 2023

2023fri01dec1:00 pm2:00 pmAssessing the affordability of the private rented sector for LHA recipientsHow affordable is the private rented sector (PRS) in Scotland? What is being done to prevent Local Housing Allowance (LHA) shortfalls?1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Event Details

In this webinar, we will explore the latest evidence from research by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (funded by CIH Scotland in partnership with Fife Council) on the housing affordability problems associated with LHA and its impact on the Scottish PRS. We will also discuss difficulties in reaching a clear sense of what is and is not affordable, the quality of existing data, other methodological questions regarding rent information, and policy recommendations for expanding affordable housing supply.


Gavin Smith, Chair of CIH Scotland Board

Andrew Watson, UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence

Ashley Campbell, Policy & Practice Manager, CIH Scotland

Dr John Boyle, Director of Research & Strategy, Rettie & Co.

Rhiannon Sims, Senior Policy Officer, Crisis

John Blackwood, Chief Executive, Scottish Association of Landlords

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(Friday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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