How Do I Get A Copy Of My Council Tenancy Agreement

The rights provided by law still stand in the way of the rights stated in a written or oral agreement. An agreement that indicates that you or your landlord has fewer rights than those given under common law or law is a fictitious lease. As a general rule, you have a secure Scottish lease when you rent your home to the Council, a housing company or a housing co-op in Scotland. It is more difficult to prove what has been agreed if not written. This is because often there is no evidence of what has been agreed or that a particular problem that has not been covered by the agreement may have occurred. Perhaps you can also prove what was agreed in another way, for example with emails or text messages. Your agreement might say that you have a certain type of lease – but the type of rent you actually have might be different. If you are considering an argument or are trying to reach a verbal agreement with your tenant or landlord, you can get help from your nearest citizen council. A copy of the new lease with revised terms was sent to all our customers on April 7, 2008.

You must explain their reasons if they decide not to renew your lease and give you the opportunity to challenge the decision. Secure rental contract until March 31, 2012 (pdf 296kb) We have tried to make rentals easy to understand, but if you have any questions, please contact the rent and estate management team, see contact details at the bottom of the page. Your landlord may charge a fee for changing your lease. They can only overwhelm you if you have asked for the change. If your landlord charges you for a change you didn`t ask for, you can get the money back or report it to business standards. Excerpt Standard – check out our guide to extracting your property from the Council You can apply for a common lease at any time if you are married or if you are in a registered partnership. You should usually have lived together at least 12 months in the accommodation if you are a couple together or (like brother and sister). More information on rental types can be found in our Council rental policy. have a guaranteed short-term rent, lease or license to fill – check the type of lease you have if you are unsure whether a secure lease is a legal contract between you (the tenant) and us (the landlord) who set the terms of the lease of rights and obligations of both parties.

As safe life tenants, it gives them a number of legal rights – swapping your home with another tenant, buying your home, passing on your lease if you die, improving your home, being consulted, welcoming tenants and renting part of your home. You also have the right to stay in your home, unless we receive a court order (known as the property order). Learn more about how a landlord can finish your rent if you live in social housing An oral agreement can also be changed. The change will usually also be verbal. In the event of a dispute, proof of the change can be provided if: If your Council rent started before April 1, 2013, you will likely have a guaranteed lifetime rent. If you do so and change them at another Council property, you will keep rent for life.

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