A recent dispute between neighbours about the costs of repairing render on their tenement raises important issues about how to approach common repair disputes. Here Collette Miller and Kevin Sturgeon from Harper Macleod's Housing team look at these issues and what options homeowners may have in similar situations.
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Emergency legislation brought in to protect tenants during the coronavirus pandemic has introduced additional temporary steps that landlords must take before raising an action for repossession due to rent arrears.
An overview of the recent changes to the timescales required in issuing Notices of Proceedings for Scottish Secure Tenancies and Short Scottish Secure Tenancies in terms of the emergency Coronavirus legislation. It is anticipated that the provisions in relation to reducing the notice period for antisocial behaviour cases will be particularly welcomed by landlords.
For Scottish Housing Day, and to celebrate its fifth year, we caught up with our social housing team to hear about their experience of working in the social housing industry.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force on 26 June 2020. It contains specific provisions regarding holding of virtual general meetings, which will be of interest to social landlords.