Scottish Association of Landlords
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
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
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
Ensuring a supply of high-quality private rented housing is vital to support Glasgow’s economy, according to a major city landlord.
Published 6 July 2018
Landlords are ready to play their part to help ensure households on lower incomes are not priced out of city living, says John Blackwood at the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL).
Published 28 May 2018
People and communities across Scotland are being asked to save the date for this year’s Scottish Housing Day, which will take place on Wednesday September 19th.
Published 23 May 2018
Sweeping new private renting laws that will significantly affect the rights of Scotland’s 760,000 private renters come into force today.
Published 1 December 2017