rent deposit guarantee scheme and private sector tenancy information service
For those who are eligible, the rent
deposit guarantee scheme provides people on low incomes and in housing need, access to private sector
rented accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway.
to the scheme can be made by Dumfries and Galloway Housing Services or the Enhanced Advice and Information Service at Dumfries
and Galloway Citizens Advice Bureau. Alternatively we can also accept self-referrals direct.
The rent deposit guarantee scheme provides
private landlords a written guarantee bond in place of a cash deposit for the duration of the tenancy.
To find out more a rent deposit guarantee scheme leaflet is available at the Downloads tab above.
private sector information service gathers information on available private sector tenancies in Dumfries and
The information is updated weekly and distributed to over 100 public access points across the region.
The service is aimed at people in housing need and housing-related agencies working with people in housing need.
To get a copy of this week's available
private rented sector tenancies go to the Downloads tab above.