PRS



Blog: Private Residential Tenancies: what it means for landlords

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.

Published 26 October 2017

Dundee landlords invited to hear about new tenancy agreements

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.

Published 26 October 2017

Scottish Association of Landlords releases private residential tenancy video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=SCCPXaD88Ro&app=desktop

Published 25 October 2017

Conference to discuss new dawn for Scotland’s 760,000 private renters

Sweeping new laws that come into force in just six weeks’ time that will significantly affect the rights of Scotland’s 760,000 private renters are the main focus of a high-level conference taking place in Edinburgh tomorrow.

Published 24 October 2017

Councillors to discuss possibility of Rent Pressure Zone for Inverness

Councillors are to consider moves to introduce a Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) across Inverness following claims of “extortionate” sums being charged.

Published 24 October 2017

Landlord information events series continues in Glasgow

Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation, in partnership with the Scottish Government, will be holding an information event for landlords in Glasgow to understand their new responsibilities when a new tenancy agreement for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) comes in to force in December.

Published 24 October 2017

Blog: What the private residential tenancy means for tenants

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.

Published 23 October 2017

Model tenancy agreement for new private residential tenancy published

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.

Published 20 October 2017

Blog: A new dawn for Scotland’s private rented sector

With less than a week to go before Shelter Scotland’s annual Private Rented Sector Conference, James Battye says there is a lot to discuss.

Published 19 October 2017

Landlord information events move to Inverness

An information event hosted by the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) is to take place in Inverness to help local members understand their new responsibilities when a new tenancy agreement for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) comes in to force in December.

Published 19 October 2017

Private tenants more aware of deposit protection rights, survey reveals

A survey by tenancy deposit protection scheme SafeDeposits Scotland has found that there is a greater awareness of deposit protection rights among tenants than in 2012, however more needs to be done to educate Scottish renters on their rights and responsibilities.

Published 17 October 2017

Aberdeenshire Council’s temporary accommodation bill tops £7m in six years

A north-east MSP has called on the Scottish Government to do more to help Aberdeenshire Council build more homes after new figures revealed that local authority has spent almost £7 million putting homeless people into temporary accommodation in the last six years.

Published 16 October 2017

Lothian landlord event to ‘reduce perils’ of new tenancy agreements

The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), in partnership with the Scottish Government, will be holding an information event for Edinburgh and Lothians landlords to understand their new responsibilities when a new tenancy agreement for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) comes in to force in December.

Published 16 October 2017

Newton Property strengthens management team

Glasgow-based factoring and letting services provider Newton Property has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Riccardo Giovanacci ARLA, NAEA, as associate director & head of letting.

Published 16 October 2017

New income guarantee scheme launched to boost PRS investment

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced the launch of the UK’s first Rental Income Guarantee Scheme (RIGS) to support investment in private rented housing.

Published 12 October 2017