Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act

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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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The number of people in the private rented sector (PRS) who are living in poverty has increased by 75% over the past decade, according to new analysis. Scottish Government data has revealed that 160,000 people in the sector were living in relative poverty during the three year period between 2004 an

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Almost half (44%) of Scottish private tenants saw their rent costs rise in January, a considerable contrast to the national average of 19%, according to new figures. The statistics were revealed in an online survey among 361 ARLA Propertymark members, which was carried out by Opinium Research from F

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Ashley Campbell To mark today’s introduction of the new Private Residential Tenancy, Ashley Campbell outlines the ramifications of the new regime.

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A few days ago the Scottish Government blogged about how the changes coming to private renting legislation will benefit people renting privately in Scotland; here it outlines what is in store for landlords. From December 1, every new private tenancy will be a private residential tenancy. We told you

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The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) will be holding an information event for landlords in Dundee and Angus to understand their new responsibilities when a new tenancy agreement for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) comes in to force in December. The changes to the private sector tenancy will a

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After publishing the new model form of private residential tenancy agreement last week, the Scottish Government outlines how new legislation will benefit people renting privately in Scotland. Big changes to private renting are on the way.

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The Scottish Government has published the new model form of private residential tenancy agreement which will be used under legislation coming into force on 1 December 2017. Under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016, which replaces Assured and Short Assured Tenancies in Scotland, all

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The Scottish Government has launched a consultation into secondary legislation and further policy to support a new private residential tenancy in Scotland. Introduced in March as part of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016, the new tenancy will replace current assured and short assur

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