Homelessness

Homelessness Section 11 notice

Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (legislation.gov.uk) places a duty on landlords and creditors to notify the local authority when they raise proceedings for possession or serve certain notices relating to a mortgage.

The aim of the duty is to ensure that local authorities are alerted to households at risk of homelessness due to eviction or repossession at an early stage.

Landlords

If you are a landlord (either a private landlord or a registered social landlord), you must tell us when you raise proceedings for possession of a home.

You can notify us using the form below

Creditors

If you are a creditor, you must tell us when you:

  • Serve a calling up notice requiring discharge of the debt secured.
  • Serve a notice of default calling on the debtor to remedy a default.
  • Apply to the court for a warrant to exercise remedies on default.
  • Raise proceedings to evict a proprietor.

You can notify us using the form below:

Please contact us at homelessness.strategy@southlanarkshire.gov.uk if you require any further information about the section 11 duties or wish to submit a notification.