Government warned over age discrimination housing proposals

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Communities, Housing

The Scottish government has been warned to abandon plans to allow social landlords to discriminate against potential tenants because of their age. Led by housing charity Shelter Scotland, the coalition of charities has written to Scotland’s Housing and Welfare Minister, Margaret Burgess MSP, to warn that removing the current ban on considering the age of an applicant when allocating social housing could lead to vulnerable and young people being discriminated against. The charities are ur...

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