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Advice and Contacts

Rent Service Scotland

2nd Floor Endeavour House
1 Greenmarket
Dundee DD1 4QB
Telephone: 0300 244 7000. Email: rss.dundee@gov.scot Fax: 0131 244 8222

Hours of business: Monday-Thursday: 9am to 4.30pm Friday: 9am to 4pm

Landlord Registration

Landlord Registration Scotland - information on the landlord registration scheme and contact information for local council landlord registration teams.

Web: www.landlordregistrationscotland.gov.uk

 

General advice

Citizens Advice Scotland - provides contact information for local Citizens Advice Bureaux which can help with money, legal, consumer and other problems.

Web: www.cas.org.uk Tel: 0808 800 9060

 

Energy Saving Trust - independent help and advice on how to save energy in the home.

Web: www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland Tel: 0800 512 012

 

Renting Scotland - Practical guides if you're renting or letting a property in Scotland

Web: https://rentingscotland.org

 

Housing advice

Shelter Scotland - offers advice, information and advocacy to tenants in privately rented housing.

Web: www.shelterscotland.org Tel: 0808 800 4444

Private Rented Housing Panel - provides tenants with a way of enforcing the Repairing Standard and, for some tenancies, setting reasonable rents.

Web: www.prhpscotland.gov.uk Tel: 0141 242 0142

 

Landlord and letting agent representatives

Scottish Association of Landlords - represents the interests of landlords and letting agencies in Scotland.

Web: www.scottishlandlords.com Tel: 0131 564 0100

 

Scottish Land and Estates - represents the interests of rural landlords in Scotland.

Web: www.scottishlandandestates.co.uk Tel: 0131 653 5400

 

National Association of Landlords - an association for private landlords in the UK.

Web: www.landlords.org.uk Tel: 020 7840 8900

 

Landlord Accreditation Scotland – voluntary accreditation scheme for landlords and letting agents.

Web: info@landlordaccreditationscotland.com T: 0131 553 2211

 

Association of Residential Letting Agents - an association for registered letting agents.

Web: www.arla.co.uk Tel: 0844 387 0555

 

 

Safety advice

Gas Safe Register - offers gas safety advice and can take action to ensure that gas appliances in your property are safe.

Email: www.gassaferegister.co.uk Tel: 0800 408 5500

 

Health and Safety Executive - provides a range of health and safety advice.

Email: www.hse.gov.uk/contact

 

Electrical Safety Council - provides electricity safety advice
for the home.

Email: www.esc.org.uk Tel: 0131 445 4690

 

 

Tenancy Deposit Scheme

Contact details for approved tenancy deposit schemes.

 

Letting Protection Service Scotland

Email: www.lettingprotectionscotland.com Tel: 0844 472 6666

 

SafeDeposits Scotland

Email: www.safedepositsscotland.com Tel: 0845 604 4345

 

My|deposits Scotland

Email: www.mydepositsscotland.co.uk Tel: 0845 634 5400