November 2021 – Evict with Care – Private Residential Tenancies

  A case decided in September by the “First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber” (“the Tribunal”) shows that care is need when a landlord wants to get back a residential property which has been let privately. (Chamber Ref: … More

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July 2021 – Residential Tenancies & Notices to Leave

Background New residential tenancies are now called “private residential tenancies” or “PRTs” under the Private Housing (Tenancies)(Scotland) Act 2016 (“the Act”). If a landlord wants to terminate a PRT there is some scope for mutually agreed termination where the tenant … More

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Teething Troubles for New Residential Tenancy System

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force almost two years ago, with the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland  (Housing and Property Chamber) taking on the Sheriff Court’s  jurisdiction over cases relating to most types of private residential tenancies … More

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