Information for landlords
The Scottish Government has published advice for landlords and letting agents
Advice and support for landlords
If you are a landlord needing further advice or support the following websites may be helpful.
Scottish Government - Advice for landlords: information and advice on being a landlord in Scotland
Landlord Accreditation Scotland: promoting best practice in the private rented sector by offering training and education across the country
Scottish Association of Landlords: members have access to a free telephone advice service
Renting Scotland: information for landlords
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.
All landlords must be registered as landlords. Find out more about landlord registration here.
Deposits can often be the cause of dispute between landlord and tenant. This page looks at the best practice for landlords in managing deposits.
All landlords have to pay their tenants' deposits into a tenancy deposit scheme. Find out more about the three tenancy deposit schemes here.
Last updated: 16 February 2021
Housing laws differ between Scotland and England.
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