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Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
During the current emergency, tenants do not face automatic eviction if they have 3-months' rent arrears. The Scottish Government is extending the automatic eviction ground from 3-months' rent arrears to 6-months' arrears (this is related to the 3-month 'mortgage holiday').
For more information, view the following statements issued by the Scottish Government:
The Scottish Government has prepared Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) which give general answers to the most common questions from Tenants, Landlords and Letting Agents.
If landlords want further detail on the FAQs, you can email the Scottish Government at:
You can also email the Minister at:
Help and support for private tenants and homeowners through our private sector advice service and scheme of assistance to help repair, maintain, improve or adapt homes.
If you need equipment and/or adaptations in order to stay in your own home, we may be able to help.
Find out about the council's new Property Factoring Service
Letting Agent Code of Practice and who needs to register
Information on the legal responsibilities of being a landlord and sources of help in renting out and maintaining your property.
Information on bringing empty homes back into use