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Private Renting in Scotland: Unlocking the potential


Shelter Scotland and the Scottish Association of Landlords teamed up to host a conference launching the Scottish Government’s Private Rented Sector Strategy.


All the presentiations from the day were recorded and will be available online here soon. In the mean time, here are the various power point presentations.

Tenant information packs
Barry Stalker, Private Rented Housing Policy Team Leader, Scottish Government – using the web to engage tenants and landlords
Conrad Rossouw, Digital Manager, Shelter Scotland

Tenancy deposit schemes – landlord and tenant awareness
Rebecca Johnston, Head of Operations, Safe Deposits Scotland

Welfare reform: implications for the private rented sector
Alan Sinclair, Welfare Reform Manager, City of Edinburgh Council

The implications of a housing tribunal for Scotland
Tom Mullen, Professor of Law, Glasgow University

OFT report on private lettings market and its follow on work
Hannah Frodshom, Assistant OFT Representative in Scotland

Improving housing quality in the private rented sector
Stephen McGowan, Housing Strategy Manager, Glasgow City Council

Improving energy efficiency in the private rented sector
David Weatherall, Housing Strategy Manager, Energy Savings Trust