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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

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4.The Act makes legislative provision giving additional protection for tenants in the private rented sector and permanent residents of mobile home sites; supporting improvements in housing quality in the private rented and privately-owned sectors; making better use of the existing stock of social rented homes; and providing more efficient access to justice for landlords and tenants in the private rented sector.

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