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  • Homelessness

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/guides/homelessness

    Welcome to Shelter Scotland. This site uses cookies. Read ourMore:. Search site. Search. Search site. Search. Homelessness. Homelessness. Find out what your rights are when you're homeless. Being homeless does not always mean that you're living on

  • Repairs and bad conditions

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/repairs_and_bad_conditions

    Find out how to get repairs carried out in rented and owner-occupied housing and how to improve your accommodation if it's unsuitable for your needs.|Find out how to get repairs carried out in rented and owner-occupied housing and how to improve your accommodation if it's unsuitable for your needs.|Find out how to get repairs carried out in rented and owner-occupied housing and how to improve your accommodation if it's unsuitable for your needs.

  • Buying a home

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/buying_a_home

    As well as your mortgage, there are other costs you need to factor in when buying your home. This section looks at the cost of your deposit, insurance, stamp duty and registration fees.|As well as your mortgage, there are other costs you need to factor in when buying your home. This section looks at the cost of your deposit, insurance, stamp duty and registration fees.|As well as your mortgage, there are other costs you need to factor in when buying your home. This section looks at the cost of your deposit, insurance, stamp duty and registration fees.

  • Tied accommodation

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/renting_rights/tied_accommodation

    If your home is 'tied', that is, provided as part of your job, your rights to stay there will depend on the kind of agreement you have with your employer/landlord.|If your home is 'tied', that is, provided as part of your job, your rights to stay there will depend on the kind of agreement you have with your employer/landlord.|If your home is 'tied', that is, provided as part of your job, your rights to stay there will depend on the kind of agreement you have with your employer/landlord.

  • Renting rights

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/renting_rights

    If you rent your home rather than owning it, you will have a tenancy. A tenancy is a right to live in a property. There are several kinds of tenancy, and your rights will depend on which kind you have. In this section you can find out which tenancy you have and what rights this gives you.|If you rent your home rather than owning it, you will have a tenancy. A tenancy is a right to live in a property. There are several kinds of tenancy, and your rights will depend on which kind you have. In this section you can find out which tenancy you have and what rights this gives you.|If you rent your home rather than owning it, you will have a tenancy. A tenancy is a right to live in a property. There are several kinds of tenancy, and your rights will depend on which kind you have. In this section you can find out which tenancy you have and what rights this gives you.

  • Eligibility for housing assistance if you're homeless

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/homelessness/help_from_the_councils_housing_department/who_can_apply_as_homeless/eligibility_for_assistance_if_youre_homeless

    If you're from abroad you may not be eligible for help from the council. Check how they decide whether you are eligible, and what you can do if the council makes this decision.|If you're from abroad you may not be eligible for help from the council. Check how they decide whether you are eligible, and what you can do if the council makes this decision.|If you're from abroad you may not be eligible for help from the council. Check how they decide whether you are eligible, and what you can do if the council makes this decision.

  • Paying for a home

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home

    This section contains information about paying your rent, deposits and information about rent arrears, mortgages, council tax and advice on what to do if you get into debt.|This section contains information about paying your rent, deposits and information about rent arrears, mortgages, council tax and advice on what to do if you get into debt.|This section contains information about paying your rent, deposits and information about rent arrears, mortgages, council tax and advice on what to do if you get into debt.

  • Families and households

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households

    This section looks at housing issues that can arise when you live with other people. It explains your rights if you share rented accommodation and also your position if your relationship breaks down.|This section looks at housing issues that can arise when you live with other people. It explains your rights if you share rented accommodation and also your position if your relationship breaks down.|This section looks at housing issues that can arise when you live with other people. It explains your rights if you share rented accommodation and also your position if your relationship breaks down.

  • Help with deposits - Scottish protection schemes

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/deposits

    Most private landlords or letting agents ask for a deposit if you're renting.Find out what a deposit's for, help to pay your deposit, and what to do if you have trouble getting your deposit back.|Most private landlords or letting agents ask for a deposit if you're renting.Find out what a deposit's for, help to pay your deposit, and what to do if you have trouble getting your deposit back.|Most private landlords or letting agents ask for a deposit if you're renting.Find out what a deposit's for, help to pay your deposit, and what to do if you have trouble getting your deposit back.

  • How we can help

    https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/how_we_can_help

    We can give you advice, information and help with legal and practical issues. All of our services are free, professional and independent.|We can give you advice, information and help with legal and practical issues. All of our services are free, professional and independent.