Tags - Housing

The Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

Blog Post

1 Sep 2020

Gavin Mowat, our Policy Adviser, gave evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee today on the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill. Here he updates us on the key issues.

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SLE welcomes new report on rural housing supply

News

15 Jul 2020

Commenting on a new report published by Savills for the Scottish Land Commission,  ‘The role of land in enabling new housing supply in rural Scotland’, Gavin Mowat, Policy Adviser at Scottish Land &...

Landlords appeal to Scottish Government on energy efficiency improvement works

News

10 Jun 2020

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Landlords of private rented homes and their agents are urging the Scottish Government to consider the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on Scotland’s ongoing efforts to improve the energy...

Dialogue key to rent review process

News

20 May 2020

Communication between landlords and tenants - especially in relation to the impact of Covid-19 - is vital when conducting rent reviews, Scottish Land & Estates said today.

Responding to a call from...

Aid for select few private rental landlords

News

7 May 2020

The Scottish Government has published details of its promised interest-free loan for private landlords.

The Private Rent Sector Landlord COVID-19 Loan Scheme, a £5 million fund, will offer...

Fair and accurate energy efficiency tests for housing are essential

News

9 Apr 2020

Helping homeowners to reduce environmental impacts and continue the fight against climate change must be at the core of new owner-occupied housing standards says Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the...

Tenant Farming Commissioner and industry bodies advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) on-site meetings

News

31 Mar 2020

The Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC), in association with industry bodies NFUS (National Farmers Union, Scotland) and SLE (Scottish Land & Estates), on 30 March issued advice about the implications...

Delaying energy efficiency regulations the ‘right decision’

News

27 Mar 2020

The Scottish Government has announced that they have taken the decision not to introduce the Energy Efficiency (Domestic Private Rented Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, which had been due to...

Open Letter to Minister for Housing on impacts of COVID-19 on rural housing

News

26 Mar 2020

Scottish Land & Estates has written to Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, to express concerns regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on landlords ability to...

School kids hold the key to future greener homes

News

28 Feb 2020

Scottish school children should be taught how their actions now can impact on climate change and the kind of homes they will live in in the future.

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has today (28...

SLE supports improvements amnesty as deadline approaches

News

27 Feb 2020

Scottish Land & Estates has said the organisation and its members are fully supportive of the amnesty for tenants’ improvements as the June 2020 deadline fast approaches.

Earlier this week, the...

5 Takeaways from the Housing Forum

Blog Post

6 Feb 2020

Private water supplies was the topic covered at the first ever SLE National Housing Forum. The Forum is a way for members to come together round the table and share experiences, problems and practical...