News and campaigns

In the media – 20 April

Landlords in the media and articles of interest. Articles: Herald: Private let costs in Scotland have risen faster than workers’ wages, Labour warns – 15 April Press Association: Record numbers of landlords ‘re-mortgaging to spend cash sprucing up properties’ –...

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GDPR update and member resources coming soon

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect from 25 May 2018. Our suggested privacy notice for landlords and tenants is currently being finalised by our policy and advice team and we will make it available to members in plenty of time for the...

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Free CO awareness event: 16 May Edinburgh

Message to members from The Gas Safe Charity: The Gas Safe Charity: is delivering a series of free carbon monoxide (CO) awareness workshops across the UK in 2018. We will be in Edinburgh on the morning of the 16 May at The Melting Pot. The workshops are aimed at staff...

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Landlord Registration: consultation events

Message to members from the Scottish Government’s landlord registration team: The landlord registration team will be holding a series of consultation events throughout May. The sessions provide the opportunity for those with an interest in landlord registration to...

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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.