Three organisations have written a joint open letter to the Scottish Government warning that the supply of homes for rent – particularly in rural Scotland - may be irreparably damaged by proposed new legislation.
A woman who was removed from the Register of Private Landlords after concerns were raised about two of her properties in Paisley has been refused permission to appeal the decision to the Upper Tribunal for Scotland.
An application seeking to appeal a decision of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland refusing an eviction order for a tenant in rent arrears has been rejected by the housing division of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland.
CIH Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government's rented sector consultation by setting out recommendations on where changes should be made to improve housing outcomes for all tenants. Specifically, CIH Scotland calls on the government to ensure housing and home standards are equalised across
Scotland’s minister for tenants’ rights Patrick Harvie has met ARLA Propertymark members as they discussed the prospect of rent controls. It was the last of three roundtables that will inform Propertymark’s response to the consultation on the Scottish Government’s proposed A
There could be a cut of more than 36,000 homes available to rent in Scotland as over a third of private landlords look to reduce the number of properties they let out, leading to more housing shortages, Scotland’s largest membership organisation for the sector warned today. The Scottish Associ
The Scottish Government’s ‘A New Deal for Tenants’ consultation paper must represent equally the views of landlords and tenants, according to property firm DJ Alexander. The firm said that landlords and property investors are increasingly concerned that the current consultation is
Proposed reforms to the private rented sector are on the horizon for Scotland and upcoming sessions hosted by Propertymark will provide the opportunity to discuss some of the key proposals, their likely impacts on the sector, and highlight areas of concern to the listening ears of Scottish Governmen
Jennifer Campbell, head of estate agency at Baird Lumsden, the rural property arm of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, has issued an urgent appeal to rural landlords to become involved in the consultation process which has just begun into the Scottish Government’s proposed New Deal for Tenants. Ms
The high levels of rental activity in Scotland in the previous quarter continued deep into Q4 of 2021 sending stock levels down to record lows and driving some rents to all-time highs, according to a new report.
Legislation proposing the permanent adoption or temporary extension of some beneficial measures enacted during the coronavirus pandemic, including pre-eviction protocols relating to rent arrears in the private rented sector, has now been published.