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If you are thinking of renting out a property or renting from a private landlord we can help.

We have a dedicated Private Sector Housing Unit (PSHU) which can provide advice and assistance to both private sector tenants and landlords.

We can help you with the following:

  • landlord registration
  • finding accommodation
  • understanding your tenancy agreement
  • securing a deposit
  • safety, repairs and energy efficiency
  • new private residential tenancy
  • empty homes and bringing them back into use

Please contact our PSHU if you require further advice or assistance on any of the above. 

Dispute Resolution and Mediation Services

Safe Deposit Scotland (SDS) and the University of Strathclyde Glasgow have services set that may assist landlords and tenants resolve any disputes these could include rent arrear disputes, antisocial behaviour, repairs issues and more.

Contact Information


Private Sector Housing Unit direct numbers
Dawn Cadwell, Empty Homes Officer: 07785 446 115
Christine Thomson, Private Sector Assistant: 07785 446 120
Ashley Currie, Private Sector Assistant: 07785 446 275
Gemma Wilks, Private Sector Clerical Assistant: 07785 446 298
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Telephone: 01563 554400