Landlords in Peterhead can sign-up for free training into managing tenancy deposits and disputes following higher-than-average rent arrears claims.
Published 19 October 2018
The UK government has come under increased pressure to immediately halt the roll-out of Universal Credit after new reports revealed that struggling homeowners, working single parents and disabled people will be the hardest hit under the new benefits system unless urgent action is taken in the next budget.
Published 15 October 2018
People from across Ayrshire descended on Prestwick to find out more about the hot topics facing the private rented sector.
Published 12 October 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
Tenants in Glasgow will have the chance to put renting questions to industry experts at a tenant conference at the Renfield St. Stephens Church Centre on October 13.
Published 1 October 2018
A Scottish letting company is warning landlords of the limited time scale for their letting agent to apply for letting agent registration and calling for guarantees that regulation in the letting market is adequately policed to crackdown on unlawful letting agents.
Published 26 September 2018
Govanhill Law Centre (GhLC) prevented the instant eviction of a family of European Union nationals with four young children last week by lodging a sheriff court appeal.
Published 24 September 2018
A surprising number of Scottish tenants don’t know their rights when it comes to claiming back their deposits and that they could be losing out on money, according to the largest survey of its kind.
Published 17 September 2018
Letting agents in Scotland are being reminded to join a new register, designed as part of a range of measures to raise standards across the private rented sector.
Published 10 September 2018
Scotland’s largest landlord organisation has reported a sharp surge in membership as large and small scale landlords seek to understand and implement the raft of new regulations governing the private rented sector (PRS).
Published 3 September 2018
A new campaign has been launched after an investigation uncovered routine discrimination by letting agents against tenants on housing benefit.
Published 22 August 2018
Landlords in Scotland are being urged to make sure they register their tenants’ deposits correctly during the busiest month for new rentals.
Published 21 August 2018
Almost half of people made homeless in Scotland due to rent arrears in the last year lived in the private rented sector (PRS), new analysis has shown.
Published 20 August 2018
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.
Published 16 August 2018
A landlord’s organisation has bemoaned rental reforms in Scotland which it said have deterred investment and affected the supply of rented homes to the point that future Edinburgh Festivals could be at risk.
Published 14 August 2018