The Upper Tribunal for Scotland has ruled that the First-tier Tribunal erred in questioning the validity of a guarantee agreement between a private landlord and the parent of her tenant in an undefended action by the landlord for payment.
A sheriff in Hamilton Sheriff Court has granted decree for recovery of possession to a local authority after it sought to evict a tenant whose son was found with over £38,000 worth of cannabis at the property. North Lanarkshire Council sought the order under section 14 of the Housing (Scotland
A judge of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland has quashed a First-tier Tribunal decision that a letting agency was in breach of the Letting Agent Code of Practice by not carrying out a check on a prospective tenant’s right to reside in the United Kingdom. Countrywide Residential Lettings Ltd, tra
A landlord who was ordered in his absence to pay £700 to a former tenant for an alleged breach of tenancy deposit regulations has successfully had the case remitted to the First-tier Tribunal for reconsideration. Graham Devine appealed to the Upper Tribunal for Scotland following an initial ap