Rent Pressure Zones
Edinburgh Council requests review of rent cap legislation after report finds its not fit for purpose
The regular turnover of private sector tenancies in Edinburgh means it “is unlikely that a rent pressure zone would benefit many current private sector renters”, report finds
A REPORT by Edinburgh City Council has found that the Scottish Government’s Rent Pressure Zones have not been designed in a way that will work effectively, leading to the Council to request that the Scottish Government reviews the policy.
First Minister questioned on high rents at #FMQs as new data reveals Edinburgh is a landlords paradise
New research by Totally Money shows Edinburgh is one of the best places in the UK at the moment to be a buy-to-let landlord
FIRST MINISTER Nicola Sturgeon faced questions about what she would do about rent rises in Edinburgh at First Minister’s Questions today [21 June], as an SNP MSP highlighted new data showing Edinburgh is one of the best places in the UK to be a buy-to-let landlord.
Revealed: ‘Unreasonable’ red tape on rent caps could see 3 year delay on applications
Shelter Scotland report in March found it would be a “very big ask” for councils to introduce Rent Pressure Zones and it could take “upwards of three years” to make an application
THE demands placed on local authorities to gather precise data to facilitate a rent pressure zone (RPZ) are “unreasonable” and the responsibility should instead fall on the Scottish Government, advocates for rent controls have argued.