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
Outlining the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations' response to the Scottish Government's Rented Sector Strategy consultation, director David Bookbinder argues that the notion of a unified rental sector is wishful thinking with little grounding in reality. At any
National director of CIH Scotland Callum Chomczuk considers the opportunities presented by the Scottish Government's draft rented sector strategy. The Scottish Government’s proposed rented sector strategy is a welcome opportunity to improve standards and tenant experiences across both the
Riccardo Giovanacci, managing director at Newton Letting, outlines the impact of Covid restrictions easing and what that means for the Scottish rental market. Some of the more onerous restrictions which were imposed on landlords in Scotland in the first dark days of the pandemic are about to be
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
The Scottish Government’s ‘A New Deal for Tenants’ consultation paper must represent equally the views of landlords and tenants, according to property firm DJ Alexander. The firm said that landlords and property investors are increasingly concerned that the current consultation is
Proposed reforms to the private rented sector are on the horizon for Scotland and upcoming sessions hosted by Propertymark will provide the opportunity to discuss some of the key proposals, their likely impacts on the sector, and highlight areas of concern to the listening ears of Scottish Governmen