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  1. news

    28 Jul 2017 10:00

    Tenants and landlords to benefit from new regulations

    Letting agents have six months to meet requirements of statutory code.

  2. news

    26 Apr 2017 09:30

    Farm rents rise four per cent

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  3. advice and guidance

    26 Apr 2017

    Private residential tenancies: information for tenants

    Guidance for private sector tenants on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

  4. advice and guidance

    26 Apr 2017

    Private residential tenancies: information for landlords

    Guidance for private sector landlords on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

  5. guidance

    13 Apr 2017

    Licensing system for mobile home sites with permanent residents: guidance for local authorities

    Guidance for local authority officers in Scotland who are involved with permanent mobile home site licensing.

  6. consultation paper

    7 Apr 2017

    Private rented housing energy efficiency: consultation assessment (part one)

    Partial business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) of our consultation on efficiency and condition standards.

  7. consultation paper

    7 Apr 2017

    Private rented housing energy efficiency and condition standards: consultation

    Consultation on proposals to improve the energy efficiency and amend the repairing standard in the private rented sector.

  8. consultation paper

    7 Apr 2017

    Private rented housing condition standards: consultation assessment (part two)

    Partial business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) of our consultation on efficiency and condition standards.

  9. consultation responses

    16 Mar 2017

    Proposals for regulations and policy supporting the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016: analysis of consultation responses, 1 March 2017

    Analysis of responses to consultation seeking views on regulations and policy supporting the new private residential tenancy.

  10. newsletter

    14 Mar 2017

    Tenant participation newsletter 2017

    A newsletter which gives an outline of Scottish Government priorities for tenants, residents and landlords throughout Scotland.

  11. guidance

    6 Mar 2017

    Enhanced Enforcement Areas Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2015 local authority guidance

    Guidance for local authorities on the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (SSI 2015/252) Enhanced Enforcement Areas Schemes Regulations 2015.

  12. news

    13 Feb 2017 14:27

    Improving access to information

    New landlord registration system goes live.

  13. news

    13 Jan 2017 09:26

    Scottish Flexibilities for Universal Credit

    New powers to be used to meet needs of people of Scotland

  14. guidance

    21 Dec 2016

    Reform of residential mobile home site licence system - Equality Impact Assessment

    This Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) ensures that the policy has taken account of impacts on equalities.

  15. legislation

    21 Dec 2016

    Mobile home site licensing reform: final business and regulatory impact assessment

    The final business regulatory impact assessment relating to the reform of the mobile home site licensing system.

  16. form

    7 Dec 2016

    Short Assured Tenancy Notice: form AT5

    Notice under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1998 to inform a prospective tenant that they have a short assured tenancy.

  17. publication

    1 Dec 2016

    Tenant Information Pack (revised December 2016)

    The Tenant Information Pack gives information to tenants in privately rented housing.

  18. advice and guidance

    1 Dec 2016

    Fire detection in private rented properties: guidance

    Guidance for private sector landlords on regulations relating to installation of fire detection and warning systems.

  19. advice and guidance

    1 Dec 2016

    Electrical installations and appliances in private rented properties: guidance

    Guidance for private sector landlords in Scotland.

  20. advice and guidance

    1 Dec 2016

    Carbon monoxide alarms in private rented properties: guidance

    Guidance for private sector landlords in Scotland.

  21. news

    8 Nov 2016 09:30

    Average 2 bedroom private rents up by 1%

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  22. research publication

    14 Oct 2016

    Analysis of responses to consultation on mobile home sites regulations

    Responses received to the proposals for regulations supporting the new licensing system for mobile home sites with permanent residents.

  23. news

    27 Sep 2016 09:30

    Life for people in Scotland in 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  24. news

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness in Scotland decreases

    Homeless applications also reduced.

  25. news

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness and Housing Options statistics published

    A National and Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  26. factsheet

    16 May 2016

    Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011: fit and proper person factsheet

    Overview of how the property factor registration fit and proper person test is applied.

  27. factsheet

    1 Feb 2016

    Local Housing Allowance rates

    Local Housing Allowance rates from April 2016 - March 2017.

  28. factsheet

    8 Jul 2015

    The Repairing Standard

    Private landlords' obligations to make sure properties meet a minimum physical standard.

  29. publication

    3 Jun 2015

    Joint Housing Delivery Plan for Scotland

    Plan identifying priority actions agreed upon by housing sector representatives to ensure we are able to deliver the objectives set out in our housing strategies.

  30. publication

    30 May 2013

    A place to stay, a place to call home: a strategy for the private rented sector in Scotland

    Our vision and strategic aims for the private rented sector.

  31. factsheet

    19 Apr 2013

    Tenant information pack: private landlords and letting agents

    Information for landlords and letting agents about tenant information packs.

  32. publication

    13 Jul 2012

    Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011: Code of conduct for Property Factors

    The code of conduct part of the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 which property factors are required to abide to.

  33. advice and guidance

    10 Feb 2012

    Licensing multiple occupied housing: statutory guidance for Scottish local authorities

    Overview of the system for regulating houses in multiple occupation.