Frequently Asked Questions in Housing Law

Please find below electronic versions of our leaflets “Housing Law – Know your Rights & Remedies” which provide legal information on the following topics relating to the private rented sector:-

  • The Housing & Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland – an Overview
  • Tenancy Deposit Schemes
  • The Landlord’s Right of Entry
  • Repairs and Maintenance
  • Property Factors
  • Rent
  • Eviction

This work was funded by SafeDeposits Scotland Trust.


Please find below a powerpoint setting out frequently asked questions concerning Housing Law. This work was funded by the University of Strathclyde Alumni Fund.

Page 3 – Housing and Property Chamber
Page 4 – Bringing an action against a landlord
Page 5 – Tenant responsibilities
Page 6 – Landlord responsibilities
Page 7 – Tenancy Depost Schemes
Page 8 – What is this?
Page 9 – What do I do if my landlord hasn’t complied?
Page 10 – Common areas
Page 11 – Covid-19 Changes to legislation
Page 12 – Shelter Scotland advice
Page 13 – Eviction
Page 14 – Student Accommodation