Midlothian renters encouraged to learn their rights

Many private renters in Midlothian are still unaware of their tenancy rights, according to results from ongoing research by RentBetter.

By Kevin Quinn
Friday, 21st January 2022, 1:00 pm
Stock aerial photo of Dalkeith.
Stock aerial photo of Dalkeith.

In response to these findings, the Scottish Government has launched a new campaign to empower private tenants to know their rights and feel confident that they’re protected by the law.

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Patrick Harvie, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights said: “To make sure they get the best possible deal from renting, tenants need to know what their rights are and how to get help to make them work in their favour. That is why I am delighted to launch this campaign. Over the next few months, as we move to make renting fairer and more affordable, I am determined that we keep tenants informed, engaged and empowered. That is what the New Deal for Tenants is all about.”​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​