Renting a home
When you are renting a home it is important for you to know what you can afford and understand the kind of rental agreement you are entering into.
Find out about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant so that you can follow the rules. These pages can give you helpful information on problems you may have while renting. Find out what to do if you are facing eviction.
Information for public sector tenants on housing rights and on dealing with housing problems.
Information for tenants renting from a private landlord on their rights, rents and dealing with housing problems. Also covers HMOs.
Leaflet providing information on the requirements for private landlords to register with their local authority.
Find out what to do to challenge an eviction.
Advice on dealing with a range of common housing problems, from repairs to fuel bills and overcrowding.
Information on tenancy agreements including the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords, and covering sham tenancies and unfair tenancy agreements.
Information for private landlords on where to find out about your rights.
Information about the responsibilities of letting agents in Scotland to register and comply with the code of practice and where and how to complain if they don't.