Fair Rents (Scotland) Bill


About the Bill

A Bill to impose caps on rent rises for private residential tenancies, allow private residential tenants to ask for a “fair open market rent”, and require private landlords to enter information about the level of rents they charge in a public register.

Current Status of the Bill

This Member’s Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament by Pauline McNeill MSP, on 1 June 2020.

Stage 1

The Local Government and Communities Committee launched its call for views on the Bill on 12 October 2020.

The Committee welcomed responses from all those with an interest in the Bill. Read the responses here.

The closing date for responses was Monday 7 December 2020.



Wednesday 24 February 2021

evidence session  

Link to Papers   minutes  Official Report

Wednesday 3 March 2021

Link to Papers  minutes  Official Report

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