Private landlord forum

The landlords' forum was developed to give private landlords the chance to share ideas, to find out about policies and procedures and good practice in private renting.

Past forum meetings have heard from guest speakers on subjects such as landlord registration, tenancy agreements and dealing with antisocial tenants. Landlords have the opportunity to influence the agenda for the meetings and can let us know what topics they require more information on. The forum meets regularly and all registered private landlords, regardless of how big or small, are invited to join the forum. 

The next East Ayrshire Private Landlord Forum will be held early in 2019, further details will be published nearer the time.  

Ayrshire wide private tenants conference

The second Ayrshire wide private tenants conference will be hosted by South Ayrshire Council in conjunction with East and North Ayrshire.

Date: Saturday 6 October 2018
Venue: Prestwick Academy, Newdykes Road, Prestwick, KA9 2LB
Time: 9.30am - 2.30pm

The conference is a free event and open to all private rented sector tenants who live in East, South and North Ayrshire and would like to find out further information on the new private residential tenancy, home energy, deposits, universal credit and fire safety. There will also be a selection of stalls for attendees to look round. If you are interested then please contact the PSHU or South Ayrshire Council Landlord Registration Team on 01292 612940 or email landlord.registration@south-ayrshire.gov.uk 

Ayrshire wide private landlord conference

The fourth Ayrshire wide private landlord conference will be hosted by East Ayrshire Private Sector Housing Unit in conjunction with South and North Ayrshire.

Date: Saturday 10 November 2018
Venue: St Joseph's Academy, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock, KA3 7SL
Time: 9.30am - 1.15pm

Speakers confirmed for the day are John Blackwood, Chief Executive Scottish Association of Landlords and Jim Bauld, Solicitor, First Tier Tribunal Housing and Property Chamber. There will also be a Tax and Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) workshops. Further details will be published nearer the time.

Let's talk newsletter

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Contact Information

Private Sector Housing Unit
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 554584
Telephone: 01563 554560
Telephone: 01563 554583 (Empty Homes Officer)
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