Category: PMAS Update

Further Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

The following is the latest statement from the Housing and Property Chamber. On 18 March 2020 we advised that the Housing and Property Chamber had moved to postpone hearings and case management discussions scheduled to take place from 19 March due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This decision was taken as part of the measures […]
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Covid-19 – Guidance for Businesses

THIS SUMMARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT SHORT NOTICE AS THE GOVERNMENT RELEASES ITS OWN UPDATES We are conscious that many of our members  and their businesses are currently experiencing widespread disruption and uncertainty. We are busy keeping up to date with all the detail and practicalities on emergency measures as they are announced by […]
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AGM – Save the Date

This is your ‘Save the Date’ notification for the Property Managers Association 2020 Annual General Meeting. Please see details of the meeting below. Date: Thursday 5th March 2020 Time: AGM 12 noon Lunch: A lunch for attendees, of two courses with wine, will be provided at 1pm. Venue: Blythswood Hotel, 11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4AD More details […]
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Progress Continues on Code of Conduct Revision

The Scottish Government’s review of the Code of Conduct for Registered Property Factors is moving towards its conclusion, with a first draft being discussed with factors on the 10th of December 2019. Read here for the first draft of the potential new Code of Conduct. Note that this document contains visible amendments and updates. This […]
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Government Research Paper on Short Term Lets in Scotland

PMAS members, who found our recent article on Airbnb useful, may be interested in newly completed research. The Scottish Government have released an independent research paper on short-term lets. This independent research, carried out by the Indigo House Group and the government’s Short-Term Lets Delivery Group (STLDG), was commissioned with the intent of supporting an […]
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Tenements Today | Tenements Tomorrow Conference 18th September

The Tenements Today – Tenements Tomorrow conference will take place on the 18th September at the Lighthouse in Glasgow from 9.30am – 4.30pm.     The conference, which is to be held in Glasgow, will focus on the future of tenement legislation and look at where improvements could be made.   Many urban Scots live in tenements and are aware that they can pose a task […]
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Celebrating 100 years by helping families across Scotland

2018 was the centenary year of PMAS and we celebrated by donating to our charity of the year, Ronald McDonald House. This wonderful charity provides a safe space close to the hospital for the families of  seriously ill children. Ronald McDonald House provides a homely environment for families from all over Scotland who’s children are […]
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PMAS Annual Dinner

This year at the Property Managers Association Annual Dinner, attendees were very generous with their donations to our charity of the year, The Glasgow Children’s Hospital raising a spectacular £2,555 that will go towards supporting those who need extra special care at Scotland’s largest Children’s Hospital. The Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity raises funds to help […]
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Scottish Government Housing to 2040 leaflet

This is the Scottish Governments Housing to 20240 leaflet. As part of the Tenement Maintenance Working Group, PMAS contributed to the discussion paper, to try to help increase the mention and importance of existing stock and maintenance issues. Happily, there is some improvement in this regard. PMAS were also involved in the Stakeholder group linked […]
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