Short Scottish secure tenancies

This section explains what a short Scottish secure tenancy (SSST) is and what your rights are if you have an SSST agreement with the council, a housing association or a housing cooperative.

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  • About SSSTs

    This page explains what a short Scottish secure tenancy (SSST) is, who will have one and how it can be converted to a Scottish secure tenancy, with increased rights.

  • SSST rights

    As a short Scottish secure tenant you have more limited rights than a Scottish secure tenant. thesea re about eviction, buying your home and passing on your tenancy if you die.

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