Category - News

29
May

In the media

Articles of interest to the industry: Media coverage BBC Radio Scotland – Good Morning Scotland – 26 May (1:50:10) STV – Landlords voice concerns over changes to Scots rental sector – 26 May The Herald – Minister urged to say no to rent control clauses – 26 May Scottish Housing News – Landlords call for …

26
May

Media coverage: SAL and the CLA meet the Minister

26 May 2015 Media coverage BBC Radio Scotland – Good Morning Scotland – 26 May (listen from 1:50:10) STV – Landlords voice concerns over changes to Scots rental sector – 26 May The Herald – Minister urged to say no to rent control clauses – 26 May Scottish Housing News – Landlords call for PRS …

26
May

Security for tenants whilst protecting investment

Organisations representing landlords and letting agents in Scotland will today ask the Scottish Government to ensure forthcoming legislation provides more security and improved standards for tenants whilst also protecting investment in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in Scotland. At a meeting with Scottish Minister for Housing and Welfare, Margaret Burgess MSP, representatives from the Scottish …

22
May

In the media

Articles of interest to the industry: P&J Aberdeen – Harvey Aberdein: There’s money to be made in renting out – 18th May Deadline News – Glasgow Council backs private renting reform – 18th May Evening Times – Call for rented sector reforms – 19th May Landlord Expert – A third of UK landlords could leave …

16
May

In the media

Articles of interest to the industry Media coverage BBC Radio Scotland – Good Morning Scotland – 11th May (55.21 in) The Herald – Petition against rent controls attracts 3000 signatures – 11th May Glasgow Evening Times – Petition to stop rent controls – 11th May Scottish Housing News – 3,000 sign petition to stop rent …

12
May

Second new tenancy consultation

12 May 2015 The second consultation on a new tenancy regime has now closed and the Scottish Government will now analyse the responses received. A copy of the responses submitted by SAL and the CLA can be found by following these links: Link to SAL consultation response Link to CLA consultation response We also submitted …

11
May

Thousands sign petition opposing rent caps in Scotland

10 May 2015 Over 3,000 people have signed a petition supporting landlords and letting agents in the Private Rented Sector in Scotland and opposing the introduction of rent controls. PRESS RELEASE Embargoed until 00:01, Monday 11 May Organised by the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) and the Council of Letting Agents (CLA), the petition calls …

3
May

In the media

01 May 2015 News items of interest to the sector:   Articles of interest: SNP.org – SNP call for 100,000 affordable homes across UK – 27th April The Big Issue – Owen Jones: Why am I editing the Big Issue? Hope – 27th April The Scotsman – Adam Lang, Shelter – Platform – 27th April BBC News …

1
May

Call to action: Sign our e-petition

The voice of Scottish landlords and letting agents must be heard in the Westminster elections Sign our e-petition With polling day less than a week away the debate has already focussed heavily on private rented housing in England, but what about Scotland? Housing policy is already devolved to the Scottish Parliament and many voters in …

21
Apr

In the media

Media coverage The National – letters – 16th April Edinburgh Evening News – Council looks to make money as private landlord – 16th April Edinburgh Evening News – Stop rogue landlords by investing in housing   Articles of interest 24 Dash.com – Opinion: The scale of changes facing Scotland’s social landlords should not be underestimated …

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