Nearly one-third of private landlords who evicted tenants in order to sell the property had failed to sell the home more than a year later, according to new research from Generation Rent into Scottish tenancy reforms.
Professor Ken Gibb and Professor Alex Marsh have published a new briefing paper that provides examples of the range of contemporary international rent control or rent regulation practice as operated in the private rented sector (PRS), highlighting a small number of European examples in a little
Reforming Scotland’s rented sector is a vital way to tackle the cost of living crisis, net zero buildings minister Patrick Harvie has said, calling for greater collaboration to support people in hardship. Speaking ahead of the CIH Scotland's Housing Festival today, Mr Harvie outlined reforms i
A Victorian industrial building near Speirs Wharf could be demolished to make way for build-to-rent flats, under newly lodged plans.
A resurgence in demand for urban homes across Scotland has pushed rents to record highs, according to the latest report from letting specialist Citylets.
Ground-breaking private tenancy reform in Scotland has not been enough to improve conditions for all private tenants, RentBetter research released today by Indigo House has shown.
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
Upper Tribunal finds tenancy agreement could terminate early by agreement in absence of notice period
A couple who moved out of their rented property early by mutual agreement have successfully challenged a finding that they were due to pay £383 of rent arrears to his former landlord.
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
A proposal to ask the Scottish Government to designate the City of Edinburgh Council area as a short term let (STL) control area has been approved by councillors.
The Scottish Government has announced its intention to allow the longer notice periods on grounds for eviction, which were introduced at the start of the pandemic, to expire on March 30.