The Existing Homes Alliance warmly welcomed a Scottish Government consultation into the establishment of minimum energy efficiency standards for those living in privately rented homes. The move could bring the private rented sector towards the standards which are required for tenants in housing association homes by 2020, and similar regulation has already been introduced in … [Continue Reading]
The Existing Homes Alliance, along with the Scottish Association of Landlords and Scottish Land and Estates, has called on the Scottish Housing and Welfare Minister, Margaret Burgess to support the campaign to extend the UK Landlord’s Energy Saving Allowance. LESA_HousingMinisterlet_feb15.
We have joined colleagues in the rest of the UK to call for the Landlord’s Energy Saving Allowance (LESA) to be extended to help landlords upgrade their properties. Landlords can claim the allowance for the costs of buying and installing cavity wall, loft, solid wall, floor and hot water system insulation and draught-proofing. It is … [Continue Reading]