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SRC criticise University’s plan to raise rents

21st February 2023

The student representative council has released an open letter calling the University’s plan to raise rent in University-owned student accommodation by 9.5%, calling the increase a “shocking imposition”. The rise in rent was, according to the SRC letter, brought on by the University benchmarking its rent prices against those of privately owned accommodations- which typically ...

Glasgow rental market ‘in crisis’ as students desperate to find flats are left with nothing

12th September 2021

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to students and letting agents to investigate the current rent crisis endemic in Glasgow.  Following reports of an ongoing crisis in the city, and after the announcement that The City of Glasgow Council will launch a tenant-led commission to investigate the situation, The Glasgow Guardian spoke to a number of students ...