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Information for landlords


Housing laws differ between Scotland and England
This content applies to Scotland only
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  • Landlords' rights and responsibilities

    Find out landlords' rights and responsibilities - what do you need to do to be a landlord and what does landlords registration in Scotland mean you need to do.

  • Landlord registration

    All landlords must be registered as landlords. Find out more about landlord registration here.

  • Landlords and deposits

    Deposits can often be the cause of dispute between landlord and tenant. This page looks at the best practice for landlords in managing deposits.

  • Tenancy deposit schemes

    All landlords have to pay their tenants' deposits into a tenancy deposit scheme. Find out more about the three tenancy deposit schemes here.

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