Consultation on private residential tenancies

The Scottish Government is on a mission to overhaul and improve the country’s private residential rented sector. In this article, we examine the current system and the key proposals outlined in the government’s consultation.

14 July 2015

The Scottish Government has been consulting on proposals to overhaul the private residential rented sector in Scotland. The aim is to create a “new, modernised and simplified tenancy system”, and eliminate some of the difficulties in the current regime, by improving security of tenure for tenants and providing appropriate protection for landlords, lenders and investors. Read our briefing to learn about the key proposals and what the implications of these might be.

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