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The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 – What is new in 2019?

This session will consider: Changes to allocations requirements, Changes to Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Short SSTs), Changes to Notices, Changes to Repossessions and How changes can be made to an SST.

Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Location: BTO Solicitors LLP The Presentation Suite, 5th floor, 48 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5HS

Speakers:

David Young, Partner

Marion Davis, Senior Associate and Accredited Specialist in Charity Law


Audience:

Social housing sector and charities

Programme:

12:00 - 12:30:    Registration

12:30 - 13:30:    Seminar and Q & A

13.30 - 14:30:    Informal buffet lunch


Fee:

This seminar is free of charge

Description:

This session will consider:

  • Changes to allocations requirements
  • Changes to Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Short SSTs)
    - New grounds for granting a Short SST
    - New obligations for Short SSTs granted due to antisocial behaviour
    - Conversion of Short SSTs to full SSTs
  • Changes to Notices
    - New grounds for granting a Short SST
    - New obligations for Short SSTs granted due to antisocial behaviour
  • Changes to Repossessions:
    - On grounds of conviction
    - When repossessing a Short SST
    - Houses adapted for persons with special needs
  • How changes can be made to an SST
    - Rules for joint tenants, sublets, assignation, and succession
    - New notification requirements
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