Home repairs, improvements and adaptations
In this section you can find information about help for house repairs, improvements and adaptations, as well as property factors and house repair notices. There is also a link to a Scottish Government leaflet about the planning system.
Find out what help local authorities can provide for repairs and improvements to privately owned houses and adaptations for disabled people.
Find out about how the planning system in Scotland works and how to apply for planning permission.
Find out about property factors who provide services to homeowners, including the duties of a factor and how to complain about a factor.
Link to website that helps with housing repairs, improvements and adaptations for tenants, owner occupiers and crofters who are over 60 or who have a disability, and the website Under One Roof that provides information and advice about common repairs.
Find out about the powers local authorities have to enforce improvements and repairs on privately owned property.
If you're disabled, you can make certain adaptations to the common parts of your building. This page explains who can get adaptations to common parts, what issues you need to consider and how to formally get the agreement of the owners.