Shared repairs and maintenance

Edinburgh Shared Repairs Service

If you live in a tenement, or upper and lower villa, as well as maintaining your own home, you and your fellow owners are responsible for the upkeep of the common or shared areas in or around the building.

Request a repair for your Council home.

We offer free advice and information to help you organise repairs to the shared or common areas of their properties. Find our contact details below.

Tenement toolkit

Download our tenement toolkit (PDF and DOCX)

This is a step-by-step guide to help you organise your repairs with templates and checklists. 

If you would like us to send you a pack, email us on the address below.

Download the door entry system guide (PDF, 4MB)

Missing Shares

Our Missing Shares Service helps flat owners who are having problems getting other owners to pay their share of repair costs to common areas.

Download the Missing Shares Service factsheet and templates (PDF and DOCX)

Emergency repairs

Find out who to contact if your building is unsafe or if it is an emergencyDoor entry systems are not treated as an emergency.

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