Private residential tenancy model agreement: easy read notes

Information about the statutory and discretionary clauses in the model private residential tenancy agreement.


Useful Contacts and Links


First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber)

Glasgow Tribunals Centre
20 York Street

Tel: 0141 302 5900

Rent Service Scotland

Compass House
11 Riverside Drive

Tel: 0300 244 7000

Scottish Landlord Register

To check on line if a landlord is registered.

General Advice

Citizens Advice Scotland
Citizens Advice Bureau which can help with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Tel: 0800 028 1456

Energy Saving Trust
Gives independent help and advice on how to save energy in the home.
Tel: 0800 512 012

Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)
Protects the interests of gas and electricity consumers.
Tel: 020 7901 7295

Housing advice

Shelter Scotland
Offers advice, information and advocacy to tenants in privately rented housing.
Tel: 0808 800 4444

Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Letting Protection Service Scotland
Tel: 0330 303 0031

Safe Deposits Scotland
Tel: 03333 213 136

Mydeposits Scotland
Tel: 0333 321 9402

Safety advice

Gas Safe Register
Offers gas safety advice and can take action to ensure that gas appliances in a property are safe.
Tel: 0800 408 5500

Health and Safety Executive
Provides a range of health and safety advice.

Electrical Safety First
UK charity that provides electricity safety advice for the home.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Fire safety advice

Landlord and letting agent representatives

Scottish Association of Landlords
Represents the interests of landlords and letting agencies in Scotland.
Tel: 0131 564 0100

Scottish Land and Estates
Represents the interests of rural landlords in Scotland.
Tel: 0131 653 5400

Landlord Accreditation Scotland

Scotland’s national landlord and letting agent accreditation scheme and training provider.

Tel: 0131 553 2211

ARLA Propertymark

An association for registered letting agents.

Tel: 0844 387 0555

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