Levelling the Playing Field – Crackdown on Short Term Lets

At a time when Scotland suffers from a chronic undersupply of housing and the private rented sector is being increasingly more regulated, landlords are tempted to shift their properties from the residential sector to the less regulated short term lets market, with its potentially higher gains. In Scotland there are 31,000 active short term let …

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TV’s Judge Rinder Rules in Favour of Landlord Who Threw Family’s Belongings from Balcony

An Edinburgh landlord and amateur boxer, who dumped his former tenant’s possessions in the garden after evicting her and her children earlier this year, was awarded £1,250 compensation on the ITV’s Judge Rinder’s show. David Love, who owns properties in and around Edinburgh, served an eviction noticed to mother-of-nine Donna Newby in March to vacate the …

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