Clear expectations on the management of Common Good land by local authorities will help make the most of this unique form of ownership for communities, says the latest protocol from the Scottish Land Commission.
Tenant farmers and their landlords can now get advice on how best to conduct rent reviews in a new Code published today by the Tenant Farming Commissioner for Scotland.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner is encouraging tenant farmers and landlords to sign an amnesty agreement ahead of the 12 December deadline, even if some disputed improvements may have to be part of a separate amnesty notice.
In his latest blog, the Tenant Farming Commissioner explores a step-by-step approach to conducting rent reviews in his latest Code of Practice.
Land Commissioner Sally Reynolds reflects on the first year of our Good Practice Programme and introduces the latest Land Rights and Responsibilities Protocol on Common Good Land.
In this blog, Karlene Doherty – Vacant and Derelict Land Project Manager at the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) – looks at the opportunities for community-led regeneration of abandoned sites and the partnership between DTAS and the Scottish Land Commission.