Online checkers

Our assessment tools can help you work out your housing rights, helping you check what kind of tenancy you have and if the council has to house you.

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  • Does the council have to house me?

    If you don't have anywhere to live, your local council may have a duty to house you. Our free assessment helps you work out what you're entitled to. It takes only a few minutes, and

  • What kind of tenancy do I have?

    To know your rights as a tenant, you need to know what kind of tenancy agreement you have. Our tenancy checker can help you to work out which one you are likely to have.

  • Other online checkers

    Links to online tools which can help you set a budget and check if you're entitled to benefits and tax credits, find out how much you can borrow for a mortgage and how you can

Speak to a Shelter Scotland adviser

Call Shelter Scotland's free housing advice helpline

0808 800 4444
9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Email an adviser

You can also email a housing adviser. We aim to respond within three working days.

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