Extension to rent cap/eviction moratorium announced

Extension to rent cap/eviction moratorium announced

The Scottish Government has advised SAL that, subject to the approval of parliament, it will extend the provisions of the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022 to 31 March 2024. This is the legislation which introduced a cap of 3% on most rent...
Edinburgh HMO consultation

Edinburgh HMO consultation

The City of Edinburgh has launched a public consultation on the terms of a proposed best practice guide for HMO licence holders and agents. Failure to follow the best practice guide may be relevant to the council’s consideration of whether a landlord or agent is a fit...
Cost of Living Act judicial review hearing

Cost of Living Act judicial review hearing

The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), along with coalition partners Propertymark and Scottish Land and Estates, has mounted a legal challenge to the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022. This is the legislation which introduced the rent freeze...
Cost of Living Act judicial review hearing

Help us fund legal challenge to Cost of Living legislation

As members will be aware, SAL together with coalition partners Propertymark and Scottish Land & Estates have submitted a petition to the Court of Session in Edinburgh seeking a judicial review of the Cost of Living legislation. The judicial review is to be heard...
Government “reforms” risk worsening the housing crisis

Government “reforms” risk worsening the housing crisis

We have been representing member views and working with other organisations to ensure politicians are made aware of the risks within the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill which is in front of the Scottish Parliament just now. This bill when enacted...