Scottish Association of Landlords
Local authorities are to be given new powers to regulate short-term lets where they decide this is in the interests of local communities, under measures to be introduced by the Scottish Government.
Published 9 January 2020
Around 500 landlords, letting agents and housing professionals and more than 40 exhibitors involved in private rented housing in Scotland will gather in Edinburgh today for the Scottish Letting Day conference.
Published 12 November 2019
The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has welcomed the Scottish Labour Party’s Housing Commission report but warned that knee-jerk regulation could prevent the goals of the commission being delivered.
Published 14 October 2019
A Dunfermline couple is celebrating after finding out that their tenancy deposit was the 500,000th protected by SafeDeposits Scotland.
Published 25 September 2019
Landlords in Perth are being encouraged to attend an event to learn more about Universal Credit.
Published 26 August 2019
The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has urged Dundee landlords to attend a Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) event to learn more about Universal Credit.
Published 22 August 2019
Landlords ‘disappointed’ in lack of government support for move to improve housing options for Universal Credit claimants
Scotland’s largest membership organisation for private landlords and letting agents has described it as “disappointing” that the Scottish Government won’t support a measure which would increase the availability of homes for those on Universal Credit.
Published 17 June 2019
Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.
Published 5 June 2019
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new pledge which aims to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse.
Published 9 April 2019
Scotland’s largest membership organisation for landlords in the private rented sector has asked the UK and Scottish Governments to ensure the housing element of Universal Credit is paid directly to private and social landlords for all Scottish claimants.
Published 22 March 2019
Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has called on the UK Government to scrap legislation which makes landlords responsible for checking the immigration status of tenants, after the High Court in London ruled the law was in breach of human rights legislation.
Published 4 March 2019
Scotland’s largest membership body for private landlords has expressed concern that tax changes announced by the Scottish Government will reduce investment and exacerbate the country’s housing crisis.
Published 18 December 2018
Graham Simpson MSP used his address at the Scottish Association of Landlords’ annual conference and exhibition to highlight issues in Scottish housing market.
Published 14 November 2018
Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has welcomed broad political support for stronger enforcement of rules governing landlords and letting agents operating in the private rented sector to allow a better service for tenants.
Published 13 November 2018
Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has urged landlords, tenants and other letting agents to quickly report any non-compliance with new regulations governing letting agents in the private rented sector (PRS).
Published 1 October 2018