Tag: rent controls
This is because private sector rents in London increased by an average of 0.9% in the 12 months to October.
Last week the Mayor of London called for the government to give him new powers to control rents in London.
New legislation on private housing tenancies in Scotland is likely to lead to a major rethink by landlords on continuing to let properties, Scottish Land & Estates has claimed.
Nationwide has warned the SNP to be cautious and refrain from rushing through stricter rent controls in Scotland.
The Private Housing Bill was passed into law by the Scottish Parliament last night reducing landlords’ rights to repossess, end tenancies and raise rents in some areas.
Delegates at the Scottish National Party Spring Conference have voted in favour of introducing national rent controls for all Scottish tenants.