The Law Comes Down on Private Landlords

A recent legal action undertaken by a Scottish court could have serious repercussions for many other cases related to the behaviour of private landlords in this country. A landlord who had already received previous convictions in November 2014 for not complying with The Antisocial Behaviour (Scotland) Act 2004 and breaching the Gas Safety (Installation and …

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Is the Housing White Paper Grey for the Small Scale PRS?

Tuesday 7th February saw the housing white paper being published. Letting agents and landlords were encouraged to hear Gavin Barwell stating that the government had “changed its tone” towards people renting homes rather than buying. There was a clear sign that the government acknowledges that an increased focus is required on the Private Rented Sector …

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