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Scottish Government Consulting on Improving Rented Property Standards

Article Posted - 7th April 2017

New proposals to ensure all privately rented homes in Scotland meet a minimum standard of energy efficiency have been published today (April 7th) for consultation.

The consultation is open until June 30th. You can download it below, or view it by clicking here.

Part 1 of this consultation takes forward the Programme for Government commitment to consult on a minimum standard for energy efficiency for the private rented sector:

Part 2 of this consultation takes forward the Manifesto commitment to consult on a national standard for private rented homes to ensure a good basic standard of accommodation. The repairing standard is the minimum standard for private rented housing and, since its introduction in 2007, there have been rising public expectations of what is needed to ensure homes are safe.

In this part, the Scottish Government is consulting on:

The consultation is open until June 30th. You can download it below, or view it by clicking here.

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