Private renting reforms proposed by Scottish government
Under proposals recently announced by the Scottish government private tenancy laws will be reformed to protect renters from short-notice evictions. The consultation process will include a review of the controversial ‘no-fault’ repossession clause. This clause allows landlords to evict tenants at the end of their fixed rental period even if no contract terms have been violated. Under the proposed legislation tenants will also be able to take landlords to court if they are subject to unjustified rent increases.
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