What's new

The pages on Shelter Legal are updated regularly to reflect changes in the law. This page lists the most recent updates to Shelter Legal with a brief description of the amendment.

  • Eviction procedures

    13 May 2021

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that from the 17th May 2021 most of Scotland will move into Tier 2. This means that the ‘eviction ban’ will no longer apply in those areas. Enforcement of evictions still cannot happen in Tiers 3 or 4 unless there are grounds which relate to serious antisocial behaviour. The following protections will still be in place until 30 September 2021: - the extension to notice periods, - the Pre-Action Requirements in the PRS - rights for people in student accommodation to end their tenancy early.

    View amended article