The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 which will take effect from 1 December 2017, will introduce a new ‘private residential tenancy’.
It’s purpose is to provide safeguards for landlords, lenders and investors and also improve security for tenants.
The tenancy will be open-ended and will last until your tenants wish to leave the let property or as a landlord use one (or more) of 18 grounds for eviction.
Improvements for landlords include:
For further information visit https://beta.gov.scot/policies/private-renting/private-tenancy-reform/