Author: Aidan Crehan

REPOSSESSION WAITING TIMES: TOO LONG TOO OFTEN

With Section 21 on the way out, a landlord’s only means for taking possession of property is through the Section 8 process.
This article details how waiting times for repossession have been too high over the last 10 years, showing no real signs of improvement.
Regionally a similar pattern emerges, progress is scattered and inconsistent.

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Scottish tenancy reform: Some positives with more to follow?

The RLA teamed up with the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) to give landlords and letting agents in Scotland a chance to give their views on the recent tenancy and possession reforms introduced by Holyrood.
The system is new, there are concerns but there are clearly elements of the new system which are welcomed.
However there is still much to do before landlords would agree the new system could be considered “a success”.

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SCOTTISH TENANCY REFORM: LANDLORD VIEWS

The RLA, in association with the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), conducted research in Autumn 2019 focusing on the nation’s recent Private Rented Sector (PRS) reforms. A survey asked Scottish landlords – and letting agents – their views on the reforms.
The new system was given a cautious welcome: the on-line support for new tenancies was notably well received. However concerns about the changes to a landlord’s right to regain possession continue.

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