First-Tier Tribunal For Scotland Housing And Property Chamber

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The majority of Scottish landlords (99.9%) comply with tenancy deposit laws, however, at least 290 landlords failed to protect tenancy deposits since 1 December 2017, according to new research by SafeDespotits Scotland. SafeDeposits looked into published cases heard by the First-tier Tribunal for Sc

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Landlords of rented properties in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire are being praised for renting responsibly after SafeDeposits Scotland researched rates of landlords failing to protect tenants’ deposits. The research found only 17 cases relating to properties with AB postcodes of landlords bei

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Marking one year since the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act saw private rented civil cases transferred to the Housing and Property Chamber, BTO solicitor Lauren McLeod provides comment on how the tribunals have been working in practice. Unlike the short assured tenancy regime, which allowe

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Thirty new legal members and 19 ordinary members have been appointed to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland and assigned to the Housing and Property Chamber. The announcement follows a recruitment round by the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS), which invited applications from any suit

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A new structure for tribunals in Scotland came into effect on December 1 with the launch of a Housing and Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland. The Housing and Property Chamber will take over the work of the former Private Rented Housing Panel (PHRP) and the Homeowner Housing Pan

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