Rights and Responsibilities
You'll find all your rights and responsibilities in your Tenancy Agreement. It’s your responsibility to tell your housing officer if your circumstances change, including who is staying in the home.
What are my rights and responsibilities?
- to have the security of a tenancy agreement
- to enjoy your home
- to have the option of having a joint tenancy, take in a lodger, sub-let your property, transfer (assign) your tenancy or swap homes with another tenant (mutual exchange)
- to have a home that is weather-poof and fit to live in
- to have certain repairs carried out
- to improve or alter your home, if permission is granted
- to receive information and be consulted
- to complain
- to live in the property as your main or only home
- to pay your rent
- to avoid damage to the property
- to respect others
- to report repairs and keep your home well decorated
- to give us access to carry out repairs
- to not in a way likely to cause a nuisance
Who do I speak to about my tenancy?
You can speak to your Housing Officer for more information on your tenancy agreement. You can also request a copy.
Scottish Secure Tenancy Rights Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 changes
Coronavirus: Protecting tenants and staff and maintaining quality customer service (Update May 2020)
Following my communication to all tenants dated 6th April 2020, I have set out some further considerations to keep tenants informed of the current position…