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Preparing for a Tenancy

If you have never lived in a Council property before, you may have some questions about what will happen if you are selected for an offer of housing and what will be required of you once you move in. It is useful to plan ahead and give some thought to your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, your budget for expenses such as rent, Council Tax, gas and/or electric bills, furnishings, living costs, etc. and to have an understanding of what the Council must do as a Landlord to assist you with your tenancy.

Below are some frequently asked questions which may help you prepare and plan for taking on a Council tenancy.

What happens if I am offered a property?

What am I signing for?

What are Aberdeen City Council's responsibilities as Landlord

What are my responsibilities as a tenant?

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