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Landlord documents and factsheets

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Tenancy and property management

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Inventory template

Template document to use for compiling an inventory.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2017
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Safety in private lets

Factsheet of information regarding safety and risk assessment for private sector landlords
Last updated: 09 Aug 2017
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The Repairing Standard & the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber)

Factsheet outlining a landlord's obligations under The Repairing Standard and how they are enforced through the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber).
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Electrical safety check forms & competency

Details the electrical safety check forms which need to be completed and who can undertake the safety checks
Last updated: 05 Jun 2017
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Rent increase notice

A template notice to be used to increase the rent on a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT)
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017
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Rent increase notice guidance

Guidance for landlords on using the rent increase notice to raise the rent on a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT)
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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195.25 KB

Rent increase letter

Rent increase letter template for Short Assured Tenancies
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Settling in visit letter template

Letter to tenant to arrange a settling in visit shortly after moving into a new property.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Inspection visit letter

Letter to send to tenants to arrange an inspection visit
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Inspection report template

Document for use in property inspections before and during tenancy.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Factsheet on accessing properties

An explanation of the circumstances in which landlords can access tenanted properties
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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362.14 KB

Common Repairs

Factsheet for owners of rented property in tenements or other shared blocks
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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410.55 KB

Guide to the Property Factors Act

Factsheet on the Property Factors Act which may affect those who arrange or are involved with communal repairs
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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328.65 KB

Utilities and mail

Factsheet covering change of tenancy situations including whose responsibility it is to inform utility supply companies, council tax, Royal Mail etc
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Housing Benefit mandate form template

Form for use to send to local authorities when working with tenant who will be in receipt of housing benefit/Local Housing Allowance.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Dealing with abandonment

Factsheet on the situation where a tenant appears to have left the property without giving notice
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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340.89 KB

Landlord Accreditation Scotland

Factsheet about accreditation and Scotland's national scheme: Landlord Accreditation Scotland
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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307.65 KB

Condensation & damp factsheet

Guidance for landlords and tenants on condensation - its causes, how to prevent it and how it differs from damp.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2015
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310.83 KB

Council tax exemptions & discounts

Factsheet detailing the council tax discounts available for rental properties
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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Factsheet on the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015

Guidance on regulations which place health and safety duties on landlords and letting agents who are carrying out construction projects, including repairs and maintenance
Last updated: 16 Feb 2017
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363.09 KB

Data protection

Factsheet outlining the rules governing how landlords and letting agents handle personal data
Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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