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  • Your rights if you live in a mobile home

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/renting_rights/mobile_homes

    This section explains your rights if you own or rent a mobile home such as a caravan or park home, or you rent a pitch to station it on.|This section explains your rights if you own or rent a mobile home such as a caravan or park home, or you rent a pitch to station it on.

  • Help with Rent Arrears

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/rent_arrears

    If you have rent arrears, your landlord could take legal action to have you evicted from your home. This section looks at different ways to get help to pay your rent arrears and avoid eviction.|If you have rent arrears, your landlord could take legal action to have you evicted from your home. This section looks at different ways to get help to pay your rent arrears and avoid eviction.

  • Paying Rent in a Social Tenancy

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/guides/social_housing/paying_rent

    Rent is money paid by tenants to landlords in return for living in their property.|Rent is money paid by tenants to landlords in return for living in their property.

  • Emergency accommodation

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/homelessness/in_an_emergency/emergency_accommodation

    This page looks at the different kinds of emergency housing available, including hostels, nightshelters and refuges.|This page looks at the different kinds of emergency housing available, including hostels, nightshelters and refuges.

  • Sleeping on the streets and homeless

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/homelessness/sleeping_on_the_streets

    What services are available to you, including day centres, outreach work and nightshelters. Get practical advice about safety on the streets if you are homeless, medical care and claiming benefits.|What services are available to you, including day centres, outreach work and nightshelters. Get practical advice about safety on the streets if you are homeless, medical care and claiming benefits.

  • Eviction of common law tenants

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/eviction/eviction_of_common_law_tenants

    Common law tenants live with their landlord, in halls or stay in council temporary accommodation. Check your tenancy rights against eviction as a common law tenant.|Common law tenants live with their landlord, in halls or stay in council temporary accommodation. Check your tenancy rights against eviction as a common law tenant.

  • What is the definition of homelessness?

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/homelessness/what_is_homelessness

    You don't have to be sleeping rough to be defined as homeless. You are homeless if you don't have any rights to stay where you live or your home is unsuitable for you. Get advice early.|You don't have to be sleeping rough to be defined as homeless. You are homeless if you don't have any rights to stay where you live or your home is unsuitable for you. Get advice early.

  • Do I have to pay council tax?

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/paying_for_a_home/paying_council_tax

    Whether you own or rent your home, you may have to pay council tax. Find out who has to pay council tax, how much you will have to pay and what to do if you fall into council tax arrears.|Whether you own or rent your home, you may have to pay council tax. Find out who has to pay council tax, how much you will have to pay and what to do if you fall into council tax arrears.

  • How to prevent or stop an eviction

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/eviction/preventing_eviction

    Whatever stage eviction proceedings are at, here's what you can do to delay, stop or prevent an eviction if your tenancy is at risk. You may also be able to be rehoused by the council if you are at risk of homelessness.|Whatever stage eviction proceedings are at, here's what you can do to delay, stop or prevent an eviction if your tenancy is at risk. You may also be able to be rehoused by the council if you are at risk of homelessness.

  • Empty homes and Property guardian schemes

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/housing_advice/neighbourhood_issues/empty_homes

    Own an empty home or have an empty home in your neighbourhood, then get some ideas about getting a property back into use through a property guardian scheme or where to report an empty home.|Own an empty home or have an empty home in your neighbourhood, then get some ideas about getting a property back into use through a property guardian scheme or where to report an empty home.