Scottish Housing Regulator

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has published a summary of the risks that it will focus on in its next annual risk assessment. The main areas the Regulator will focus on are homelessness, landlord performance in delivering services, quality of homes, tenant and resident safety, the development

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has established two groups to act as standing forums of senior people from Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) to discuss regularly with it important issues in social housing in Scotland. The Regulator invited senior officers of all RSLs to express an interest in joinin

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North Lanarkshire Council's housing service is performing above the Scottish average in key areas, including providing value for money rents and a high level of repairs service when compared alongside other Scottish Landlords.

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has written to all social landlords to confirm that there will be no change to ARC (Annual Return on the Charter) indicators following the publication of the updated Scottish Social Housing Charter by the Scottish Government. Last week, the Scottish Governme

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new report on its analysis of Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) annual loan portfolio returns for the period April 2021 to March 2022.

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has said it recognises the increased challenges faced by landlords in delivering net zero, particularly those operating in rural areas and the islands. Speaking at the Scottish Rural and Islands Conference held last week in Glencoe, the Regulator’s deputy ch

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has written to social landlords to provide advice relating to the developing policy position on rent increases. Last week the Scottish Government introduced emergency legislation to bring in a cap on increases in rents at 0% until the end of March 2023 for h

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The work carried out by the Scottish Housing Regulator over the past year has been outlined in a new report published today. The annual report and accounts for 2021/22 highlights the work the Regulator did during the past 12 months to safeguard and promote the interests of tenants, people who a

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has updated its Scottish Social Housing Charter frequently asked questions (FAQs) to clarify how landlords should have recorded outstanding Electrical Installation Condition Reports in their 2021/22 ARC return. The update also takes into account the recording of

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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has updated its Annual Assurance Statement frequently asked questions (FAQs) to advise landlords on how it will assess compliance with the regulatory requirement on equalities and human rights. The first of two questions in the document asks the Regulator wh

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