Repairs and improvements to private housing

Scheme of assistance

If you are carrying out repairs, improvements or adaptations to your home you can get information, help and possibly a loan or grant through the Scheme of assistance.

The Repairing Standard

The Repairing Standard, contained in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, covers the legal and contractual obligations of private landlords to ensure that a property meets a minimum physical standard.

This Scottish Government factsheet contains more information on the standard.

Repairs and improvements for flat owners

Under One Roof offers impartial advice on repairs and maintenance for flat owners in Scotland.