The Scottish Government is currently consulting on the biggest changes to the tenancy system in Scotland in over 25 years. The first consultation closed at the end of December and an analysis of the responses can be found here.
The Government has now launched a second consultation which revises and gives more detail on the proposals.
We are disappointed that the Government has made it clear in the second consultation that they will be removing the “no fault” ground for possession. Despite this disappointment, we are pleased to see that SAL and CLA – whom Chapmans are a member of – have been successful in achieving some of the improvements to the proposals we have been campaigning for including: –
In addition to the loss of the “no fault” ground, there are aspects of the proposals in the second consultation which concern SAL, CLA and many agents, in particular: –
We call on all landlords to respond to this crucial consultation paper by the deadline of 10th May. The consultation document and response form can be found here. Please get in touch if you wish to review Chapmans’ response.