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Tenant Information Pack

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The Tenant Information Pack provides important information to tenants who rent their homes privately. Landlords have a legal duty to provide new tenants with this pack.

The pack was revised on 2 February 2016 to take into account the following legislative changes arising from the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014:

  • carbon monoxide detection;

  • electrical safety inspections; and

  • third party applications in respect of the repairing standard



What does the Tenant Information Pack mean for landlords and tenants?

Other useful documents

The pack references other documents that provide advice and support to landlords and tenants. This includes information on tenancies, energy efficiency and safety.

Policy development

Background information on the development of this policy.

If you have any questions about the tenant information pack which are not covered in the guidance section please email: tip@scotland.gsi.gov.uk


The Tenant Information Pack is supported by Renting Scotland, which has guides to help both tenants and landlords with renting in Scotland.