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The Private Rented Tenancy Regime…one year on

28 December 2018

Unlike the short assured tenancy regime, which allowed landlords to seek an order of eviction where the contractually agreed period had ended, the PRT requires landlords to rely on one or more of 18 specified grounds under the Act.

Freedom of information net closing on housing associations

08 December 2017

Yet another tier of administration recently hove into view on the social housing horizon. On 6 December 2017 the Scottish Government opened its consultation on a draft order that from April 2019 will designate Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and RSL subsidiaries as “public authorities” for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Consultation on new private tenancy introduced by Private Housing (Tenancies)(Scotland) Act 2016

26 October 2016

The Scottish Government has published their Consultation on proposals for regulations and policy supporting the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the Act”). The Act is set to replace the current regime of assured and short assured tenancies with a New Private Residential Tenancy from 1 December 2017. Any tenancies created prior to that date will remain unchanged.

Price Scoring - Does the perfect formula exist?

08 July 2016

In previous eUpdates: Price Scoring - Getting it wrong? / Price Scoring, Fair Work Practices...and the Living Wage, I discuss relative and absolute price scoring formulas – the disadvantages of the former and the potential advantages of the latter. I also cover a price scoring formula that may assist in promoting fair working practices.

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