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Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Government to revisit the Private Rented Tenancy regime to prevent landlords evicting tenants on unfair grounds following an award of the first wrongful termination order. At present, there are concerns the standard of proof for evictions to be granted rema

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The success of Scottish Government proposals to regulate short-term lets such as AirBnB is dependent on new funding to support implementation by planning departments, according to the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The regulations include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all s

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With new regulations on short-term lets set to be put before the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee next month, Scottish Land & Estates has teamed up with other organisations to state their case against the proposals. Proposals for new regulations on shor

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The Scottish Greens have echoed calls from the Citizens’ Assembly for the introduction of rent controls to combat "inflation-busting rent rises" across Scotland. The Citizens’ Assembly threw its weight behind calls for tenant protections in its latest report published earlier this month

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Appeals into enforcement notices served by the City of Edinburgh Council to bring the unlawful use of properties for short-term lets have been dismissed by the Scottish Government. The local authority set up the cases in response to reports of noise and disturbance from four flats operating as

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In the wake of a further extension to the ban on evictions, Homeless Action Scotland CEO Gavin Yates argues that increased government support for those with a genuine reason for an inability to pay rent should be embedded in law. Everyone at Homeless Action is delighted to see the eviction ban

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The Housing & Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (FTS) has made the first ever award of a Wrongful Termination Order, penalising a landlord who had evicted a tenant on bogus grounds. Tenant Jesus Rodriguez-Ortega had rented a studio flat in Edinburgh from Cesar Domingu

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Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer and the Govan Law Centre (GLC) have called on the Scottish Government to extend the winter eviction ban until April to bring it in line with the end of the furlough scheme. 

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Gourock-based commercial property firm Bowman Rebecchi has expanded into the residential letting sector with Glasgow-headquartered agency Newton Letting. Bowman Rebecchi Letting, operated by Andrew Bowman and Marco Rebecchi, is a collaborative venture, jointly owned with Newton Lettings’ manag

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Springfield Properties will shortly enter the private rental sector (PRS) market after being granted planning approval for 75 homes at its Bertha Park Village in Perth. The move to deliver purpose-built houses for families to rent is expected to provide the company with an "addit

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