Please note that in light of the Covid-19 situation, there may be different information and procedures related to the below. We ask you to check here first of all where we are maintaining an up-to-date guide on what we know. If you are still not sure or have any questions, please get in touch.
Ready to Rent
Renting for the first time can be daunting, but by knowing your rights you will stand a better chance of avoiding any dodgy landlords or agencies out there. Thsi Advice Hub supports the great programme by NUS - Ready to Rent, which aims to support renters to develop the knowledge and confidence they need to find good quality housing and assert their rights.
NUS Ready to Rent have created some fantastic checklists and guides to help you along the way, you can download them from the links below or by going to the NUS Ready to Rent website.
You can also take a look at the Signing a Contract and Tenancy Tips video below created to help you understand your rights and obligations as a tenant before you sign!
House Hunting Checklist
Tenancy Troubleshooting Scotland
The best way to avoid issues later on is to make sure everything is in place BEFORE you sign. However with all the best will in the world sometimes things do go wrong. If you are having any difficulties with your tenancy, we are here to help. You can contact an adviser by email, dropping into The Advice Hub or by phone (0141 567 5040).