Taking stock: report for the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Bangham, George, Judge, Lindsay
Publisher
Resolution Foundation
Date of publication
30 July 2019
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Social Policy, Housing and Homelessness
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

Download (1.9MB )

This report examines housing wealth in Scotland.

Housing wealth (defined throughout this report as the net value of residential dwellings held by households) has grown significantly in Scotland over time. The Resolution Foundation estimates that Scottish property wealth was worth around £2.7 billion in 1968; by 2018, this figure had increased by a factor of more than 100 to an estimated £308 billion.

More from Social welfare collection

Related to Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion

A review of poverty and ethnicity in Scotland: summary

This study reviews literature and datasets to establish the main patterns, themes and issues from research on ethnicity and poverty in Scotland and to identify key sources of statistical information.

Homelessness in Scotland

This survey examines the causes of homelessness in Scotland and its social and financial cost. To remedy it, the authors recommend:national strategy for tackling homelessness bringing together

General debate on housing

An outline of the current social housing crisis and recommendations to Government to commit to social house building and to initiate a land and planning reform.

Should generations differ in their wealth accumulation

Working paper on wealth accumulation across the generations

More items related to this subject