EVENT Homelessness and the Private Rented Sector, St Andrews, 17th November

Thursday 17th November 2016 10 am – 4 pm Parliament Hall, University of St Andrews

Professor Joe Doherty – Chair

  • Dr Ross Morris, University of Glasgow. “A house, not a home? Homeless people’s experiences of the Private Rented Sector in Scotland.”
  • Dr Steve Rolfe, University of Stirling “Social enterprise solutions for the Private Rented Sector.”
  • Dr Sharon Leahy, University of St Andrews. “The Immigration Act and the ‘Right to Rent’: exploring governing tensions within and beyond the state.”
  • Jed Meers, University of York “Intentionally Homeless? A review of recent case law.”
  • Dr Nissa Finney, University of St Andrews, “Disadvantage and discrimination in the Private Rented Sector.”
  • Fiona McPhail, Solicitor, Shelter Housing Law Service, “Homeless Advice and Assistance for tenants leaving the Private Rented Sector.”
  • Professor Douglas Robertson, University of Stirling. “Private Rented Sector: past, present and future.”

The event is funded by the Housing Studies Association (HSA) and the Centre for Housing Research (CHR) and is free and open to all. Lunch will be provided. There are a limited number of early career researcher travel bursaries available.

Please email Joe Crawford jc292@st-andrews.ac.uk if you wish to attend. Abstracts for presentations should be submitted no later than Monday 8th November

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