Rental sector tenants are increasingly choosing to upsize into bigger properties in quieter neighbourhoods – mirroring a “race to suburbia” also seen in the house sales market during the coronavirus crisis.
The eviction ban has been extended for four weeks and landlords will have to give the majority of tenants six months’ notice to protect vulnerable renters hit by the coronavirus crisis from a winter eviction.
An emergency extension to the notice period for evictions should be reduced, a housing group has said.
North-east tenants will get increased protection if emergency legislation is passed next week.
A north-east local authority is seeking feedback from council tenants as part of a policy review.
A tenants’ union aimed at battling high rents and bad landlords is set to launch in Aberdeen.
The first homes in an 80 property council housing development have been handed over to tenants.
A group of former tenants of a vibrating flat block are taking steps to sue a council for alleged negligence.