Scottish Housing Day is back for the sixth year and will take place on Wednesday 15 September 2021. The day is intended to raise awareness of challenges and successes in the housing sector and raise people’s awareness of their housing options. This year the focus is on housing and the climate
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Scottish landlords have responded to the bill proposing to extend the increased notice period for evictions. A six-month extension of emergency measures granted under the Scottish Coronavirus Acts will be debated in Parliament this week.
The new festive eviction ban is the perfect opportunity for tenants in hardship to seek help, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said as new figures show the proportion of housing advice given out on the private rented sector jumped from 17% in February to 28% in October, a rise of 65% in just
Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has urged landlords and tenants to work together to sustain tenancies at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure tenants access all available support to pay their rent. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) is promoting early commu
The Scottish Government is to establish a £10 million Tenant Hardship Loan Fund to help those struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus crisis.
Landlords are urging the Scottish Government to provide direct financial support to tenants who are falling into rent arrears to help the property owners survive the fallout of COVID-19. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned that despite almost half of landlords offering
Landlords who let properties in England, Wales and Scotland can now have joint membership of associations north and south of the border under a new partnership. The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) and Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) are partnering to allow landlords with pr
Landlords of private rented homes and their agents are urging the Scottish Government to consider the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on Scotland’s ongoing efforts to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s private rented homes.
CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk and John Blackwood, chief executive of the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), argue that further support is required for private landlords, who have a significant role to play in the housing sector’s response to coronavirus. Last month the S
A £5 million fund will offer interest-free loans to landlords whose tenants are having difficulty paying rent during the coronavirus crisis.
CIH Scotland, Homes for Good and the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) have jointly published guidance for the private rented sector on how to support tenants and protect rental income during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish Government is to establish a fund for private landlords who experience difficulty securing rent as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Housing minister Kevin Stewart said eligible private landlords who apply to the fund will be offered an interest-free loan with deferred payments.
Scotland’s dedicated national landlord organisation has issued a five-point plan for its members to ensure they can help tenants affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) urged landlords to follow five simple steps to help tenants who might be affe
A decision to delay the implementation of new Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) standards will help landlords reduce energy bills and tackle the climate emergency, the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) said today. Regulations for a new timetable for rules to improve the energy efficiency of
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.