Scottish Housing Regulator



Regulator publishes inquiry report into complaints handling

A national inquiry report into how social landlords handle complaints has found that while most landlords have accessible complaints policies and handle complaints well, some could do more to promote their complaints policy, and make better use of feedback.

Published 1 March 2017

Scottish Housing Regulator to engage with Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has revealed that it will have medium engagement with Ruchazie Housing Association during the financial year 2016/17.

Published 1 March 2017

Antonine intervention continues amid further concerns and breached loan agreement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has continued its intervention in Antonine Housing Association after it breached a loan agreement last year.

Published 27 February 2017

Regulator reiterates importance of rent consultation

The Scottish Housing Regulator has highlighted to tenant participation specialists how important it is for landlords to consult with tenants each year about how much rent they pay.

Published 20 February 2017

Wishaw & District Housing Association embraces 'opportunity for fresh start'

Wishaw & District Housing Association has said it has "an opportunity for a fresh start" in its first statement since the Scottish Housing Regulator took statutory action to appoint a manager and five governing body members.

Published 13 February 2017

Housing Regulator takes statutory action at Wishaw & District Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to appoint a manager and five governing body members to Wishaw & District Housing Association.

Published 10 February 2017

Good governance and risk awareness key to building new homes, says Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator has highlighted to a social housing conference the importance of good governance and risk awareness to successfully building new homes.

Published 8 February 2017

Regulator takes statutory action at Arklet Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to appoint a manager and three governing body members to Arklet Housing Association amid “serious weaknesses” in its governance and financial management.

Published 2 February 2017

Scottish Housing Regulator underlines importance of RSL governance self-assessment

Regular governance self-assessment is an important tool to help RSLs maintain strong governance, the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has said.

Published 30 January 2017

Regulator highlights successful year to Holyrood committee

The Scottish Housing Regulator has given evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee on its work over the past year.

Published 12 January 2017

Muirhouse Housing Association moved out of high engagement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has moved Muirhouse Housing Association (MHA) out of high engagement following a sustained period of improvement at the Association.

Published 21 December 2016

RSL sector turnover increases 3.2 per cent

Turnover for Scotland’s Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) increased by 3.2 per cent to over £1.58 billion during 2015/16 compared to the previous 12 months, according to new statistics published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 20 December 2016

Regulator’s research gives valuable insight into homelessness services

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published new research into the experiences of people who have used homelessness services.

Published 19 December 2016

Regulator finds continued landlord commitment to accurate Charter data

A report by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found that landlords continue to show a strong commitment to accurately measuring and reporting on performance to their tenants and others.

Published 16 December 2016

Regulator cautions against taking private lending for granted

The Scottish Government’s target to deliver 50,000 affordable homes over the current parliament presents opportunities for some RSLs but could throw up financial challenges for others, the Scottish Housing Regulator has warned.

Published 7 December 2016