Scottish Housing Regulator



Regulator extends statutory appointments at Thistle Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has extend the statutory appointment of a manager at Thistle Housing Association to allow the landlord more time to comply with governance and financial management standards.

Published 8 March 2019

New regulatory framework published by Scottish Housing Regulator

Every Registered Social Landlord (RSL) in Scotland will be assigned a compliance status regarding its governance and financial viability under new plans unveiled by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 28 February 2019

Regulator underlines the need for RSLs to plan for Brexit

The Scottish Housing Regulator has written to all RSLs to underline the importance of compliance with Regulatory Standards in the context of uncertainty around Brexit.

Published 25 February 2019

Regulator under fire over Kincardine Housing Co-operative transfer

The Scottish Housing Regulator has been criticised for its role during the transfer of Kincardine Housing Co-operative (KHC) to Grampian Housing Association.

Published 8 February 2019

Last call for free procurement support for housing associations – Regulator encourages participation

The free procurement support programme funded by the Scottish Government has so far helped more than 40 associations to improve how they procure with a further 30 in the pipeline.

Published 23 January 2019

Deregulation measures to come into force in March

Registered social landlords (RSLs) will not need regulatory consents regarding disposals of land or assets as well as constitutional and organisational changes from March.

Published 15 January 2019

Most landlords make it easy to find out how to contact them in an emergency, says Regulator’s Tenant Advisors

Work carried out by the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Tenant Advisors has concluded that most landlords make it easy for tenants to find the information they need to report an emergency.

Published 21 December 2018

Langstane putting measures in place to address failings, says Regulator

Langstane Housing Association is to co-opt two additional members to its governing body as part of a series of measures intended to address “serious and urgent risks” to the organisation’s governance and financial planning, management and control.

Published 18 December 2018

CIH Scotland responds to Regulator’s consultation on new Regulatory Framework

In its response to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s consultation on a new Regulatory Framework, CIH Scotland has welcomed the continued focus on openness and transparency in data collection and sharing.

Published 18 December 2018

Change at the top of DGHP as Regulator steps up engagement

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has appointed an interim senior officer after the resignation of its chief executive amid increased engagement from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 14 December 2018

Funding available to RSLs tops £5bn as lenders and investors continue to invest

A continuing appetite by lenders and investors to invest in social housing in Scotland is the main finding of a report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 13 December 2018

Yoker Housing Association fails to provide assurances of self assessment procedures

Yoker Housing Association has commissioned an independent review of its governance after failing to provide the Scottish Housing Regulator with sufficient assurance of its self assessment procedures.

Published 13 December 2018

Four RSLs moved to low engagement by the Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator has removed the regulation plans for four housing associations after receiving the relevant assurances it required.

Published 11 December 2018

Regulator puts ‘weak governance’ at root of all statutory interventions

The Scottish Housing Regulator has put weak governance as the main issue behind all of its statutory interventions into registered social landlords (RSLs).

Published 7 December 2018

Regulator appoints manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative

The Scottish Housing Regulator has appointed a manager and seven governing body members to Fairfield Housing Co-operative.

Published 4 December 2018