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Private Residential Tenancy: Scotland's Strict New Grounds for Eviction

Originally published at: https://devopenrent.wpengine.com/scotland-axes-no-fault-evictions-new-tenancy-rules/

On 1 December, Scottish landlords will no longer be able to sign a new Short Assured Tenancy. Instead, they will have to sign a new type of agreement to create a tenancy: the Private Residential Tenancy. This agreement will give Scottish tenants new security and protections. Most importantly, it ends no-fault evictions by abolishing fixed-terms…