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Question reference: S5W-35725

  • Asked by: Annie Wells, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 4 March 2021
  • Current status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 16 March 2021


To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33656 by Kevin Stewart on 9 December 2020, how many applications have been made to the Private Rent Sector Landlord (non-business) COVID-19 Loan Scheme, also broken down by how many have (a) been approved, (b) been rejected and (c) yet to be processed; how much has been paid to date in total, and what the average award has been.


As of 8 March 2021 there has been a total of 107 applications made to the Private Rented Sector Landlord (non-business) COVID-19 Loan Scheme.

Within these applications:

  • (a) 47 have been approved
  • (b) 28 were rejected
  • (c) 1 is yet to be processed

In addition, 26 applications are in progress. However, this includes 21 applications where the applicants have not responded to requests for information. A further 5 applications have been withdrawn.

The amount paid out in total to date is £164,934.64, a further £5,070 has been offered but has yet to be paid.

The average award, based on total awards including loans that have been fully paid and those that have been offered, is £3617.12.