Housing Amendment (Scotland) Bill

Holyrood committee welcomes Housing Amendment Bill

Legislation which is intended to pave the way for the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to reclassify Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) back to the private sector in the UK national accounts has been largely welcomed by a Holyrood committee.

Published 1 February 2018

Call for evidence on the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Parliament has launched a call for written views as part of its scrutiny of a Bill which aims to reverse the autumn 2016 reclassification of housing associations as public bodies.

Published 11 September 2017

Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill introduced to Parliament

The Scottish Government’s Bill aimed at reversing the autumn 2016 reclassification of housing associations as public bodies has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament.

Published 6 September 2017

ONS reclassification: Bill to ensure RSLs are deemed private bodies to be introduced

The Scottish Government has moved to provide reassurance to Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) by committing to new legislation that will ensure they can continue to borrow money privately.

Published 30 September 2016

ONS reclassification: Regulator vows to continue to protect tenants’ interests

The Scottish Housing Regulator said it will work constructively to deal with any challenges which may arise from forthcoming legislation which could see a reduction in its powers.

Published 30 September 2016