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Excluded Categories

This is not intended as a precise statement of the law. You may wish to seek advice from an advice centre or solicitor engaged in private practice.

The following types of tenancy cannot be private residential tenancies. These excluded categories are listed in Schedule 1 of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 and the following is intended to be a summary of that list. It is not intended to be an exact statement of the law.

Getting Help with Excluded Categories

If you are unsure if the property being rented falls into one of these excluded categories then you should contact the Homelessness and Advice section for more information on telephone 01856873535.

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