Scottish Cities

Housing tenure in selected Scottish cities

Housing - Tenure - Scottish Cities (2018)

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Glasgow has the lowest proportion of owner-occupied housing (approximately 45%) while Edinburgh and Aberdeen have the highest rates.  However, all of Scotland's four major cities have lower rates of owner-occupied housing than Scotland as a whole.  Edinburgh has the highest level of privately-rented properties.

In relation to Glasgow, it should be noted that in 2003, all council socially-rented stock was transferred to the Glasgow Housing Association - a not-for-profit organisation which now acts as the landlord.

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