Scotland: Tenants faced damp while repairs stopped due to Covid-19 (The Ferret, 4 December 2020)

  • Tenants faced damp and black mould while housing repairs stopped due to Covid-19

  • By Karin Goodwin. Published on The Ferret, on 4 December 2020

  • Summary:

    • Tenants denounce an "unacceptable repairs policy during the Covid-19 pandemic."

    • Many have faced damp, substantial leaks and black mould and are now calling for Scotland’s largest housing association to take action.

    • Some claim that they have been left facing issues which could leave their landlord in breach of housing standards legislation. They claimed their physical and mental health had been affected by the unaddressed problems in their homes.

  • Keywords: Scotland, UK, housing market, right to housing, housing repairs, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, corona

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