Property and Land Law Reform

Consultation on proposals for regulations and policy supporting the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 creates the new private residential tenancy which will replace current assured and short assured tenancies. The Scottish Government is consulting on the secondary legislation and further policy to support the new tenancy.

Improving transparency in land ownership in Scotland: a consultation on controlling interests in land

The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals for regulations to require the disclosure of persons with controlling interests in landowners and tenants in a register to be held by the Registers of Scotland.

Rental Income Guarantee Scheme: Support for new purpose build-to-rent Private Rented Housing in Scotland

The Scottish Government is seeking views from the industry and other stakeholders on a detailed Rental Income Guarantee Scheme proposal as part of developing its overarching strategy for supporting the growth in the new build for rental market.

Registers of Scotland: Keeper Induced Registration consultation

Registers of Scotland are consulting on keeper induced registration.

Consultation on a draft Land Use Strategy for Scotland 2016-2021

The first Land Use Strategy was published in March 2011 and it initiated a step change towards a more integrated and strategic approach to land use. The Scottish Government is seeking views on the second Land Use Strategy 2016-2021 which is also subject to Stategic Environmental Assessment (SEA).