Renting and your rights during coronavirus if you have a private landlord
Information about your private rental rights during coronavirus, including what to do if you're having financial difficulties.
Types of tenancy
Information on assured tenancies, short assured tenancies and private residential tenancies.
Renting property from a private landlord
Information on how to move in and move out of a home if you're renting privately.
Information on agreeing a method for a landlord and tenant to contact each other during a private residential tenancy.
Tenancy agreements - tenants
Information about the tenancy agreement requirements for a private residential tenancy.
Tenancy deposits (tenants)
Information on how to pay a deposit when renting a property.
Help if you're asked to be a guarantor, or want to know more about what guarantors need to do.
Apply to Rent Service Scotland about your rent increase
If you don't live in a Rent Pressure Zone and your rent has been increased by your landlord, you can apply to Rent Service Scotland (RSS) to work out if your rent increase is too high.
Asking for repairs as a tenant
Information on how to get your landlord to carry out repairs if you're renting in Scotland.
Letting agent regulation (information for tenants)
Information on the Letting Agent Code of Practice and how to complain about your letting agent.
Local housing allowance
Information on how to apply for housing benefit if you're renting privately.
Private residential tenancies
Find information about private residential tenancies.
Resolving a rented housing dispute
Information on how to resolve a housing dispute when you're a private tenant or a private landlord.