Scottish Housing Regulator

Regulator sets out focus of annual risk assessment

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the areas of risk it will focus on in its annual risk assessment.

Published 1 December 2017

Landlords improve factoring services but there’s still more to do, says Regulator

The majority of social landlords who provide a factoring service have made improvements to the service but more progress is required, the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 29 November 2017

Kincardine Housing Co-operative chair suspended by Scottish Housing Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to suspend the chair of Kincardine Housing Co-operative after it identified “serious and urgent risks” to the delivery of services to tenants.

Published 27 November 2017

Rise in inflation reinforces importance of rent affordability, says Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator has highlighted the need for landlords to consider tenants’ ability to keep paying rents in the longer term when setting rents.

Published 20 November 2017

Eydent conference hailed as ‘huge success’

Over 100 delegates from Ayrshire RSLs were joined for the third Eydent Housing Conference by colleagues from Ayrshire local authorities, as well as RSLs from Renfrewshire and Glasgow.

Published 20 November 2017

Scottish Housing Regulator discusses its work with 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 16 November 2017

Empowering tenants will remain at the heart of regulation, says Regulator’s new chair

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s new chair has used his first conference speech to give a clear message on empowering tenants, ahead of a review of the regulatory framework.

Published 6 November 2017

Ayrshire to host major housing conference

A major housing conference titled Meeting the Challenge will take place in Irvine later this month.

Published 2 November 2017

Investor appetite for social housing remains strong

A report by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found that lenders and investors are continuing to help fund registered social landlords (RSLs) as they work towards the Scottish Government’s target of an extra 35,000 social rented houses by 2021.

Published 30 October 2017

Regulator ends statutory intervention at Molendinar Park Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has decided to end the appointment of four governing body members at Molendinar Park Housing Association.

Published 20 October 2017

Scottish Housing Regulator digs deep for biodiversity

A group of staff from the Scottish Housing Regulator ‎spent a day this week helping to increase biodiversity in Mugdock Country Park‎.

Published 13 October 2017

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes 2016/17 annual report and accounts

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its annual report and accounts for 2016/17 which looks back on another busy year of working to protect the interests of tenants, homeless people and others who use social landlords’ services.

Published 3 October 2017

EHRA welcomes Scottish Housing Regulator landlord reports

Members of the Easterhouse Housing and Regeneration Housing Alliance (EHRA) have welcomes the latest landlord reports from the Scottish Housing Regulator and are pleased to note the improving service provided to tenants and factored owners in Greater Easterhouse.

Published 15 September 2017

Report outlines North Lanarkshire Council's positive housing performance

North Lanarkshire Council's housing service is performing above the Scottish average in key areas including; offering value for money, rents, maintaining its homes and improving neighbourhoods, a new report has shown.

Published 15 September 2017

Free social housing sector Charter comparison tool launched

HouseMark Scotland has launched the 2017 Scottish Social Housing Charter interactive comparison tool, supporting the social housing sector to identify and action areas for improvement and efficiencies.

Published 7 September 2017