- Guarantee to retain secured tenancies at affordable rent and implement Tenant Deposit Scheme, to help the estimated 8,000 to 11,000 Scots who have their deposit wrongly withheld.
- Tough tenancy rules for those who commit anti-social behaviour.
- Levy on long-term empty houses, which could raise £30m for extra council houses, and extend support for the Shelter Scotland Empty Homes Scheme
- Will fund construction of another 5,000 council houses.
- Private Rented Sector Strategy Group to improve the sector.
- Publish national strategy on housing for older people.
- Consult tenants on how housing is provided.
- Require all property factors to comply with a code of conduct to end "nightmare" homeowners face at the hands of unscrupulous factors.
- Review recent changes to the planning system.
- End fuel poverty by 2016.
- Support communities to take ownership of derelict land or rundown properties and empty homes partnership to bring Scotland's 25,000 long-term empty homes back into use.
- New First Foot scheme to cut size of deposits on new properties to between 5-10%.
- Reinstate "modernised" right to buy for new and recently built social houses in local authority ownership.
- Additional housing need weighting for local people and those with a proven family connection in specific areas.
- Abolish home report surveys to stimulate the property market, but retain home energy reports.
- New Scottish minister for enterprise and jobs, with responsibility for enterprise, planning, transport and infrastructure.
- Establish business-led review of the planning system, to report by March 2012.
- Require Scottish Water to complete the work within three months of planning permission in detail being granted for a development.
- New system of grants worth up to £10,000 to bring Scotland's 70,000 empty homes back into use, provided owners allow a housing association to rent it out for 10 years.
- Give further priority to shared equity schemes.
- Develop community land trusts to secure and develop land within remote or rural communities.
- Deliver "efficient and "inclusive planning system, involving local people in the decisions.
- Review home information survey packs to evaluate their effectiveness, but retain energy performance certificate.
- Widen tenancies available for immediate rented housing.
- Minimum energy standards for private rented housing sector.
- Reverse the cut to the housing budget and invest in social housing.
- Further restrict the right to buy council homes, ensuring social housing remains available as social housing.
- Bring more empty homes back into use, using a mixture of grants, loans and strengthened legal powers for councils and social landlords to take over properties.
- Review planning laws with view to restoring planning's original purpose of achieving development in the public good, rather than economic growth.
- Programme of investment in flats and tenements, funded by small grants and equity release loans.