Finding a Tenant

You can find more detailed information by following the title links below.

Advertising your property and getting references.

It is likely that you will have to advertise your property and there is certain information that must be include within your advert.  Check our hints and tips on showing your property.  Find out about tenant background checks and getting references.

Types of tenancies

What type of tenancy do you need? guidance notes and getting your paperwork ready.

Tenancy agreements

Read more about the tenancy agreement you are going to use and view downloadable tenancy agreements and associated documents.

Health and Safety

In addition to your duties under the Repairing Standard (which sets out the condition of your property and important safety requirements such as the use of smoke alarms), you must make sure that your property is safe.

Rent deposits

A deposit is a sum of money, normally paid at the start of a tenancy.  Deposits paid to a landlord must be registered with an approved tenancy deposit scheme.  We also run the Moray Keyfund which is a rent deposit guarantee scheme.

Tenant information pack

By law, all landlords who issue an assured or short assured tenancy have a duty to provide new tenants with a Tenant information pack.  Landlords that fail to comply can be fined

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Housing and Property

housing@moray.gov.uk

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