New safety regulations due to impact private landlords in Scotland have been labelled a logistical nightmare by one Edinburgh letting agent.
UK rents increased by 6.2% in the year to December 2023 - the joint highest annual percentage change since 2016.
A new adjudication process for rent controls in Scotland could add further layers of bureaucracy without benefitting landlords or tenants.
Edinburgh councillors have declared a housing emergency in a bid to force Holyrood to boost funding.
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.