Scottish Association of Landlords



Glasgow landlord hails rented housing as ‘vital’ for city economy

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

Blog: Landlords and others must be part of benefits solution

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

Save the date for Scottish Housing Day

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

New dawn for Scotland’s private renters as new Private Residential Tenancy comes into force

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

Aberdeen landlords invited to event on new PRS tenancy agreements

Landlords in Aberdeen and the surrounding area are being invited to attend an information event highlighting changes to Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenancy agreements.

Published 16 November 2017

New easy-to-use website allows landlords to draft Scottish tenancy agreements

Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has welcomed the launch of a new Scottish Government website allowing landlords to easily create tenancy agreements which comply with new legislation.

Published 14 November 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

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

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

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

Scottish Housing Day: New poll shows mixed housing experience across Scotland

Around 83% of Scots are satisfied with their current housing situation while 16% are not, according to an exclusive new opinion poll commissioned to coincide with Scottish Housing Day, which takes place today.

Published 21 September 2017

Less than one month to go until Scottish Housing Day 2017

With just under a month to go until Scottish Housing Day, the organisers behind the event are encouraging as many housing organisations as possible to get involved and consider hosting an event to raise public awareness of housing options and the great work people in housing do.

Published 31 August 2017

Campaign to encourage landlords to ensure repairs meet required standards

Scotland’s largest landlord membership organisation has urged landlords across the country to ensure all repairs or upgrades meet required standards and are carried out by accredited professionals, whilst also calling for more to be done to enforce those standards to ensure properties are safe for tenants.

Published 18 April 2017

‘Vast majority’ of Dundee’s private homes would fail to meet new government standards

Angus Housing Association director, Bruce Forbes, has likened some properties in Dundee to slums and claimed many homes will not meet new Scottish Government standards.

Published 12 April 2017