The UK Government's plan to extend the Right to Buy (RTB) their home to all housing association tenants in England is a "retrograde step" that could erode the supply of affordable housing, it has been warned.
Action taken to restructure loan arrangements has helped Wheatley Group report a “strengthened” balance sheet and will bring benefits for tenants as well as the housing provider’s new-build and investment programmes, according to the group’s director of finance. In March this
InverTay Homes has taken the "regrettable decision" to return deposits paid by customers in Dundee after discovering that "significant" additional groundworks would be required to build the homes. Four clients who had reserved plots at the housebuilder's 43-home development at Summerfield Avenue bac
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) told MSPs yesterday that it does not have an agenda against smaller registered social landlords and that it is a "myth" to suggest that there is any rush for the organisation to commence statutory intervention within an RSL.
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) took no new statutory action to intervene in a social landlord during 2019/20 as first changes introduced under its new Regulatory Framework commenced over the same period.
A new engagement plan from the Scottish Housing Regulator which highlights improvements at Yoker Housing Association has been largely welcomed by the landlord, though concerns have been raised regarding the appearance of "misleading" wording contained in the plan.
Having ended its statutory intervention at Dalmuir Park Housing Association (DPHA) in March last year, the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has now formally absolved the landlord of the need to provide any further assurances about its governance. The Regulator placed the Association in high engageme
Maryhill Housing is to take forward a number of improvement actions following the completion of its investigation into potential breaches of its code of conduct and the review of how it dealt with breach allegations. The Association said in July it had commissioned an investigation into &ldquo
Charities have welcomed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s confirmation that the Scottish Government is looking at extending emergency restrictions on evictions due to the impact of coronavirus until March 2021.
Scottish Government ministers have again demanded that the UK Government suspend its restrictions in order to prevent homelessness and destitution among people who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) amid concerns that they will not be provided with post-COVID financial support. More than £
Emergency funding to provide hotel accommodation so people who are homeless could safely isolate themselves throughout the coronavirus crisis will remain in place until they can be moved into suitable homes, the Scottish Government has said.
No more asylum seekers will be sent to Glasgow as the local authority attempts to “ease the pressures” on the city after last month’s knife attack and mounting concerns about living conditions for people in hotels during lockdown
Warnings about the adverse effect that placing asylum seekers in hotels and serviced apartments for long periods of time could have on their wellbeing were issued long before Mears moved hundreds of people from their homes in response to the coronavirus pandemic.