Publication - Guidance

Private residential tenancy: model agreement

Published: 18 Oct 2017

Model tenancy form for use from December 2017. You can create a tenancy using an online form at www.mygov.scot/tenancy-agreement-scotland

30 page PDF

436.3 kB

30 page PDF

436.3 kB

Contents
Private residential tenancy: model agreement
Footnotes

30 page PDF

436.3 kB


Contact

Private residential tenancy: create a tenancy using an online form at mygov.scot

Errata

An errata was issued on 9 April 2018.

Page 3 - Guarantor Bullet point updated to read:
a third party, such as a parent or close relative, who agrees to pay rent if the Tenant doesn’t pay it and meet any other obligation that the Tenant fails to meet. The Landlord can take legal action to recover from a guarantor all payments of rent, any other obligations under this Agreement, and any other payments due to the Landlord which the Tenant is required to pay under this Agreement.

Page 9 - 8 RENT, first line, updated to read:
The rent is £ ... a [week/fortnight/four weeks/calendar month/quarter/6 months] payable in [advance/arrears].

Page 10 - 11 DEPOSIT updated to read:
The Landlord must lodge any deposit they receive with a tenancy deposit scheme within 30 working days of the start date of the tenancy.

Page 22 - 26 LOCAL AUTHORITY TAXES/CHARGES:
The Landlord will notify the local authority that the Tenant is responsible for paying the council tax and any other associated charges.

The pdf and html have both been updated to reflect these changes.