Proposed law could ease housing emergencies

By Mark Conrad | 27 March 2024

Scottish councils may be required to assess the condition of private rented accommodation under a proposed law.

The wide-ranging Housing (Scotland) Bill, which was published yesterday, will reform provisions for people threatened with homelessness up to six months ahead – requiring tribunals and sheriff courts to consider the timing of eviction notices.

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