News archives

Covid-19 current information

The SAL team has worked since the pandemic hit, to represent our members’ views and assist where needed. We are here to provide the most up to date information and guidance for our members. Thank you for all the positive comments about our assistance and for your good...

Read full article

SAL response to New Deal consultation

Thank you to all members who have shared their views about the government’s New Deal consultation with SAL both by email and via our SALtalks webinar sessions (see below) we have been running with the Scottish Government. We have now finalised SAL’s proposed response...

Read full article

Homes for Ukraine

Further information is now available on how landlords and tenants in the Scottish private rented sector can offer homes to those escaping conflict in Ukraine. Anyone interested in registering for the scheme can submit their details at...

Read full article

New Deal consultation webinars

Over the last month SAL has run a series of webinars to help members understand and engage with the Scottish Government’s consultation on their draft rented sector strategy which will cover the next five years. The strategy, entitled “A New Deal for Tenants” aims to...

Read full article

Crunching the numbers

The results of our recent landlord and agent surveys are in. Landlord investment survey In February 2022, SAL conducted a survey of its landlord members to enquire about the size of their rental property portfolio and how this has changed or will change over time,...

Read full article

Cut of 36,000 homes to rent in Scotland

There could be a cut of more than 36,000 homes available to rent in Scotland as over a third of private landlords look to reduce the number of properties they let out, leading to more housing shortages, Scotland’s largest membership organisation for the sector warned...

Read full article

Covid extended notice periods to be scrapped

SAL is pleased to inform members that the Scottish Government has listened to our concerns and has laid legislation before the Scottish Parliament confirming its intention to allow the longer notice periods on grounds for eviction, which were introduced at the start...

Read full article

Filter by category

Sort by