News and campaigns

In the media – 18 May

Landlords in the media and articles of interest: Mentions: BBC Timeline: John Blackwood on illegal letting agent charges – 17 May (07:25) Articles: STV: Benefit reforms causing crisis and debt, says minister – 13 May Scotsman: Lothians worst hit by ‘devastating...

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Important news for letting agents in Scotland

The Scottish letting agent register opened on 31 January 2018 and the legal deadline for applying to join the register is now less than  6 months away. If your business carries out letting agency work, make sure you submit an application by the 1 October 2018. After...

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SAL team in Stirling today

The SAL team likes to get out and about as much as possible, meeting members, giving topical talks to all landlords and letting agents and of course looking to recruit new members who want to save time and money with SAL on their side. The pic gives you a flavour of...

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In the media – 11 May

Landlords in the media and articles of interest: Mentions: BBC Radio Scotland: Kaye Adams Show – 24 April (1:53.20) CommonSpace: Seize the Fees: Tenants’ union occupies landlord conference over charging of illegal fees – 10 May Herald: Agenda: Raising standards is key...

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Parliamentary affairs

Information about the Scottish Parliament, the UK Parliament and Scottish local government including how to contact your elected representatives.

Regulation and enforcement

Find out about Scottish letting agent regulation and read a summary of recent and forthcoming changes in Scottish private rented sector (PRS) legislation.