The Scottish Government has opened a consultation period to outline a proposed new type of tenancy for Private Landlords.
The Government proposes to abolish the current Short Assured Tenancy and create a new type of tenancy which aims to ‘improve security of tenure for tenants, while providing appropriate safeguards for landlords, lenders and investors.’
The main changes proposed include:
We would recommend that all Landlords read the proposals and access the consultation at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2014/10/9702
Responses to the proposals are welcome until the consultation closes on 28th December 2014