Housing and local services
Find out about owning and renting a property, council services and emergency planning.
Building Scotland Fund
Information on the Building Scotland Fund including what you can use it for and how to apply.
Buying and owning a property
Information about buying, taxing, keeping and selling a home or business property.
Community safety and crime prevention
Includes personal and home safety, terrorism and weather emergencies like flooding.
Find out about registering for council tax, ways to pay, if you cannot pay, exemptions and tax bands.
Information on making your home more energy efficient and reducing energy bills.
Find your local council in Scotland
Visit your local council website.
Self-building a home
Information about building your own home or renovating an existing derelict property.
Landlords, letting agents and property factors
Find out what you need to know if you are a landlord, including how to hire a letting agent or property factor.
Information for mobile home owners, mobile home site owners and gypsy travellers.
Noise, neighbours, pets and pests
Includes neighbour disputes, reporting noise nuisance and looking after pets.
Planning permissions, appeals and building regulations
Find out how to get planning permission, appeal a planning decision and meet building regulations and standards.
Library services in Scotland, including find your local library and online resources.
Repossessions, emergency housing and evictions
Information on what support is available to help you stay in your home. Includes your rights if you're facing homelessness or are homeless.
Renting a property
Information on starting and ending a tenancy with a private landlord, or applying for social housing.
Rubbish, recycling, streets and roads
Includes collecting large waste items, garden waste and reporting problems.
Water supplies and sewerage
Find out about water supplies and sewerage.
Short-term let licences
The law around short-term lets has changed. Find out if you need a short-term let licence and how to apply for one.
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