Scottish Association of Landlords
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.
Published 11 June 2020
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.
Published 18 May 2020
A £5 million fund will offer interest-free loans to landlords whose tenants are having difficulty paying rent during the coronavirus crisis.
Published 6 May 2020
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.
Published 23 April 2020
The Scottish Government is to establish a fund for private landlords who experience difficulty securing rent as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Published 2 April 2020
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.
Published 19 March 2020
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.
Published 28 January 2020
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