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Scottish parliament consults on introducing rent controls

Housing Regulator highlights importance of consulting with. – The scottish housing regulator today highlighted to tenant participation specialists how important it is for landlords to consult with tenants each year about how much rent they pay. Speaking at the Scottish Housing Network’s Tenant Participation Forum in Inverkeithing Kathleen McInulty, Assistant Director of Regulation (Governance and Performance), said:

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SNP backs blanket Scottish rent controls | Mortgage Introducer – Delegates at the Scottish National Party Spring Conference have voted in favour of introducing national rent controls for all Scottish tenants. Should the SNP win a majority in the upcoming scottish general election this could mean landlords are unable to raise rents above a cap set by the State, even when their own mortgage costs rise.

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PDF THE RENT CONTROLS SCOTLAND NEEDS – – overwhelming support for rent controls6 and there is a clear majority in the Scottish Parliament in favour of some kind of controls on rent, with the SNP, Labour, and the Greens all having indicated support. Tenants in Scotland deserve better. Living Rent is thus calling for the 2016 Act to be reopened and amended. The kind of rent controls we are

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The Folly of Rent Control | International Liberty –  · Rent control is one of those policies that continues to attract the favor of the public despite the fact it has repeatedly proven to be ineffective when it comes to improving the lives of those it is aimed at..Rent controls often lead to a shortage of rental houses since landladies and landlords find it unprofitable to rent out their.

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Sturgeon indicates willingness to reform rent cap laws at. – Commenting, Gordon Maloney from Living Rent, who in March published a report with the Common Weal think-tank calling for "real rent controls" to be established by the Scottish Parliament, citing a recent poll commissioned by the tenants’ union which found three in four Scots backed the policy.