Tenant-Led Housing Commission (Private Rented Sector)

Do you have (past or present) lived experience as a tenant who rents privately?
Do you currently live in Glasgow?
Do you have any ideas of how to improve private rent housing in Glasgow?
Do you have a few hours spare each month to participate?

If the answer to the above questions is ‘yes’ then TIS, in partnership with Glasgow City Council, wants to hear from you.

Committed to improving housing in Scotland for the better, TIS is delighted to partner with Glasgow City Council to trail-blaze a unique Tenant-Led Housing Commission for the private rented sector in Glasgow.

The Commission is now open to applications and we invite inspiring residents from across the city, who have lived experience as a private rented sector tenant, to apply for a voluntary position on the Commission and become instrumental in shaping and improving the future of housing in Glasgow.

Applicants are not required to possess any specific skills or expertise as TIS will provide ongoing support and training throughout to ensure you can take part confidently. We will also cover any reasonable expenses (i.e. travel, child care, etc.) to make participation as simple as possible.

The extended closing date for application is end of day, Sunday 1st August 2021.

Click here to download the application form

How to apply

If this voluntary position interests you and you would like to be considered for selection to the Commission,  download an information pack; application form; and equal opportunities form and submit to: Stephen Connor by email at SConnor@tis.org.uk or info@tis.org.uk

Alternatively, you can post your application to: TIS, Clockwise, 77 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3BZ. Should you require a hardcopy of the application form, please contact us by telephone at 0141 248 1242 to arrange postage.

The closing date for applications is end of day, Sunday 1st August 2021.


The Tenant-Led Housing Commission will take evidence, scrutinise, and deliberate on a variety of housing-related issues, and will:

Investigate the nature and extent of private rented sector housing across the Glasgow City Council area and how it functions to meet different housing needs and demand;

Agree on an inclusive methodology for collating essential data and information regarding private rented housing.

Engage with key stakeholder groups, organisations, community groups and the public, through a comprehensive ‘Evidence Gathering’ approach;

Establish a robust and credible evidence monitoring and evaluation framework for private rented sector housing across Glasgow which addresses issues of supply of housing options, rents, and affordability; and

Produce a report and recommendations for reforms, including developments and improvement that address issues of housing supply options, rents, and affordability, which will inform Glasgow’s Housing Strategy.

Stay up to date with the Commission

You can also stay up to date with the latest progress of the Tenant-Led Housing Commission, and receive the latest updates by submitting your information in the form below.