Energy Efficiency Improvement Works Require Time and Planning

The ongoing efforts to improve the energy efficiency of privately rented homes in Scotland, have been adversely affected by COVID-19. Set to be introduced on 1st April, The Energy Efficiency (Domestic Private Rented Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 were delayed due to the pandemic. Although there is currently no date set for the new legislation to …

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Essential Guide for the Private Rented Sector during Coronavirus

Due to COVID-19, temporary measures have been taken by the Scottish Government to help tenants from being evicted. There have been growing concerns, however, that rent arrears will significantly increase during the current lockdown, and when restrictions are lifted the private rented sector will see a large rise in evictions. To help landlords and agents …

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Interest-Free Loans for Landlords

Private landlords whose tenants are having difficulty making rent payments due to the Coronavirus crisis, will be offered an interest-free loan with deferred payments. This is intended to help take pressure off landlords in the short term, if they experience trouble securing rental income in these unprecedented times. Landlords should be able to apply to …

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Emergency Coronavirus Legislation to Support Landlords and Tenants

With the fear of unknown spreading as fast as the Coronavirus itself in these unprecedented times, any and all positivity is much welcome. Tenants and landlords alike have been anticipating the government’s response to the Coronavirus crisis, offering support to those in the private rented sector who are affected by COVID-19. Emergency legislation The government …

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Citylets Sponsors National Landlord Day

Citylets has been a proud sponsor of the Scottish Association of Landlords’ largest annual conference and exhibition for 10 years. This year’s National Landlord Day is to be held on Nov 13th at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh and it promises to be an exciting event, chaired by the BBC’s Stephen Jardine.     The conference will …

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