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.

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 (landlords)

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

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