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 on Wednesday 14 March at St Joseph's Academy, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock from 6.30pm. If you wish to come along then please contact the Private Sector Housing Unit (PSHU).

Ayrshire wide private landlord conference

East Ayrshire along with North and South Ayrshire recently hosted a Private Landlord Conference. The conference was extremely well attended with approx 150 attendees. The speakers on the day included John Blackwood, Chief Executive of Scottish Association of Landlords and Elspeth Boyle, Director, Landlord Accreditation Scotland.   The topics discussed were the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) which has now been introduced for all new tenancies on and after the 1 December 2017 and the new Letting Agent Regulations which are due to be introduced on 31 January 2018. If you would like copies of any of the presentations from this event please contact the PSHU.

It is expected that the fourth Ayrshire Wide Private Landlord Conference will be hosted by the PSHU in November 2018. More details on this will follow in due course.

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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