Scottish parliament consults on introducing rent controls

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A Bill ending the ‘no fault’ eviction ground and introducing rent controls was passed by the Scottish Parliament last week. The Private housing (tenancies) (scotland) bill means that agents and landlords will no longer be able to ask tenants to leave simply because their tenancy agreement has ended.

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The Scottish government plans to introduce up to 15 new bills during the 2016-17 session of the Scottish Parliament. Here is a look at those. first in which the Holyrood administration has full.

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Before an area can be named as an RPZ, ministers must consult landlords. the beginning of this year and rent controls are prevalent in the United States. But Sharma said there are no plans in the.

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However, the introduction. and all "purely Scottish affairs." Or, as William Cowan, explained: "The powers of the Scottish parliament will closely resemble those of the Irish parliament, with the.

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I regret that the Scottish Government now feels compelled to introduce the UK. to worry about because they will “consult” the devolved administrations before deciding whether to constrain the.

First minister Nicola Sturgeon has laid out plans to introduce new bills to improve security for private tenants, introduce rent controls and abolish the ‘bedroom tax’ as early as possible. Setting out her government’s legislative programme for the last session of the Scottish Parliament before the 2016 elections, Ms Sturgeon said the new Private Tenancies Bill will improve security fo.