First-Tier Tribunal For Scotland Housing And Property Chamber

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Landlords in Scotland have served 350 notices instructing people to leave their homes since the beginning of lockdown, exacerbating fears of a “tidal wave of evictions” when courts re-open. Documents obtained by independent media platform The Ferret have revealed some eviction notices we

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The Housing and Property Chamber has extended its postponement of case management discussions (CMDs) and scheduled hearings until July 9 at the earliest. A date of May 28 was originally set back in March as part of the measures required to manage the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Housing and Property Chamber has postponed scheduled hearings and case management discussions (CMDs) from 18 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have an ongoing case, you will be contacted in due course with this information. The chamber will contact parties in order of hearing date

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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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