A call for a Tenants’ Movement

February 28th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Bright Green Scotland has recently published an article calling for a private tenants movement which mentions EPTAG. “Housing is one of the defining issues of our generation. Not only have sub-prime mortgages triggered a financial crisis that has led to high unemployment and austerity measures, but it’s also becoming more difficult to find a decent …
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Tenancy Fees – EPTAG’s Guide To Getting Your Money Back

February 19th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Despite the fact that it is illegal under Scots Law, most letting agencies operating in Edinburgh charge new tenants a fee on top of their rent and deposit. Because the practise is so common, even among “reputable” agencies, it can be difficult to avoid paying illegal fees – but you have the right to claim …
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Next meeting…

February 17th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Our next meeting is on Monday, 20th Feb, 19.00-21.00, in the Leith Community and Education Centre.  We will be planning our upcoming public meeting, please come along and help us make this event a great success!

Public Meeting: Stop Criminal Landlords!

February 17th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Edinburgh Private Tenants Action Group is holding a public meeting on Thursday, 8th March, 7:00pm until 9:00pm to launch a campaign for tougher enforcement against criminal landlords. We all want to live in safe, secure homes. Some people can’t. Private tenants are among the most vulnerable in our city, with low incomes, insecure jobs, and …
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