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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13566: Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether registered social landlords can issue factoring policy charges to tenants for (a) theĀ provision of bad debt write-offs, (b) marketing and (c) office rent, ratesĀ or utilities and, if so, under what legislation.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 10 January 2018

RSLs should not impose factoring charges on their own tenants. Tenants of RSLs pay rent and, where appropriate, service charges to cover the costs of the services provided to them.