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Warning: New-look Scottish rent controls risk backfiring

Warning: New-look Scottish rent controls risk backfiring

News

A new adjudication process for rent controls in Scotland could add further layers of bureaucracy without benefitting landlords or tenants.

Letting agency faces strike off after failing landlord clients

Letting agency faces strike off after failing landlord clients

News

Scottish ministers could decide to strike letting agent Belvoir Perth from the country's letting register after it ignored a tribunal order to pay out compensation.

Scotland to give landlords more time to meet minimum EPC rules

Scotland to give landlords more time to meet minimum EPC rules

News

The Scottish government has backtracked on plans to force the private rented sector to meet energy efficiency deadlines by 2025.

Double council tax aims to get owners letting properties

Double council tax aims to get owners letting properties

News

Argyll and Bute councillors have approved a plan to charge a double council tax on second homes.

Court rejects challenge to Scottish rent controls

Court rejects challenge to Scottish rent controls

News

Scottish landlords have vowed to fight on after losing a judicial review of legislation that introduced a contentious rent freeze and eviction ban.

Scottish consultation on renting reforms 'unfair and too narrow'

Scottish consultation on renting reforms 'unfair and too narrow'

Opinion

The Scottish government’s PRS reform consultation does not give landlords and agents the ability to get their views across, according to the boss of automated rental payment firm PayProp UK.

Scotland consults on radical plans for rent controls, pets and evictions

Scotland consults on radical plans for rent controls, pets and evictions

News

Landlords in Scotland can have their say on radical PRS reforms that would bring in rent controls, delay evictions and allow tenants to have pets.

Tory savages housing minister over 'havoc' caused by rent controls

Tory savages housing minister over 'havoc' caused by rent controls

News

Scotland’s minister for tenant’s rights is oblivious to the havoc he’s wreaking in the PRS and the harm being caused to tenants, says Tory MSP.