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At Shelter Scotland we don’t provide houses, but we do provide answers. From homelessness to home owner, we’ve housing advice for everyone.

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A Guide to Renting Privately

Access our one-stop resource for people renting from a private landlord or letting agent
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A Guide to Homelessness

Read our guide on your rights and responsibilites and how you can find help.
Homelessness guide

A Guide to Social Tenancies

This guide explains how to go about getting housing from the council or a registered social landlord (a housing association or housing cooperative)
Social Tenancies Guide

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