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Advice and Contacts

Rent Service Scotland

2nd Floor Endeavour House
1 Greenmarket
Dundee DD1 4QB
Telephone: 0300 244 7000. Email: 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.



General advice

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

Web: Tel: 0808 800 9060


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

Web: Tel: 0800 512 012


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



Housing advice

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

Web: 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: Tel: 0141 242 0142


Landlord and letting agent representatives

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

Web: Tel: 0131 564 0100


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

Web: Tel: 0131 653 5400


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

Web: Tel: 020 7840 8900


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

Web: T: 0131 553 2211


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

Web: 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: Tel: 0800 408 5500


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



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

Email: Tel: 0131 445 4690



Tenancy Deposit Scheme

Contact details for approved tenancy deposit schemes.


Letting Protection Service Scotland

Email: Tel: 0844 472 6666


SafeDeposits Scotland

Email: Tel: 0845 604 4345


My|deposits Scotland

Email: Tel: 0845 634 5400