Private sector housing

Information about private sector housing.

The Private Sector Housing team provide additional support services to homeowners, landlords and tenants but don't manage factoring services. 

The team has responsibility for a range of functions aimed at improving private sector housing including:

  • to apply the terms of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006
  • to provide support and advice to private tenants
  • various duties relating to landlords

The Scheme of Assistance

The Scheme of Assistance offers help and advice to people who need to carry out repair and improvement work on their homes. It offers a wide range of services and aims to encourage homeowners to take responsibility for the condition of their homes. 

Read our Statement of Assistance (PDF) [78KB] .

Housing adaptations

The Private Sector Housing team have recently produced a housing adaptations leaflet to provide advice for those who need further information on:

  • adaptations
  • housing options
  • Care and Repair services
  • Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) assessments
Last modified on 28 May 2021