Scottish Housing Regulator

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes annual risk assessment summary

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its annual summary of the outcomes of its risk assessment of local authorities and registered social landlords (RSLs).

Published 3 May 2016

Regulator publishes updated engagement plans

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its plans to engage with RSLs and local authority landlords over the next 12 months following the completion of its annual risk assessment.

Published 1 April 2016

Regulator publishes new regulatory decision challenge procedures

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published two new procedures that will give landlords and individuals new ways to challenge regulatory decisions.

Published 31 March 2016

Regulator identifies rising rents as potential risk to future financial stability

Rising rent levels are a potential risk to housing associations if tenants’ incomes fail to increase at the same pace, the Scottish Housing Regulator has warned.

Published 29 March 2016

Scottish Housing Regulator recruiting tenant advisors

The Scottish Housing Regulator is offering tenants of social landlords the chance to get involved directly in the regulator’s work and bring a tenant perspective to its scrutiny of landlords’ services.

Published 24 February 2016

Regulator updates advice on ‘increasing problem’ of fraud against RSLs

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published an updated regulatory advice note on incidents of fraud against RSLs in Scotland.

Published 23 February 2016

Anne Jarvie reappointed to Scottish Housing Regulator board

Minister for housing and welfare, Margaret Burgess, has announced the reappointment of Anne Jarvie to the Scottish Housing Regulator board.

Published 15 February 2016

Regulator intervenes to address serious weaknesses at Ferguslie Park

The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to appoint a manager to Ferguslie Park Housing Association and to make three statutory appointments to its governing body.

Published 12 February 2016

Tenants satisfied with social landlords’ performance, finds regulator

Social landlords in Scotland are performing well against the standards and outcomes in the Scottish Social Housing Charter and either maintaining or improving on the previous year, according to a new report.

Published 9 February 2016

Regulator streamlines reporting for social landlords

Social landlords can now use a new online portal to apply to the Scottish Housing Regulator for consents or to report notifiable events, making the process quicker and easier.

Published 2 February 2016

Statutory manager to remain at Wellhouse to ‘consolidate recent progress’

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to continue its statutory appointment of a manager to support Wellhouse Housing Association complete its governance and financial improvement plan and consolidate recent progress.

Published 1 February 2016

Scottish Housing Regulator to stress importance of strong leadership

Scottish Housing Regulator chair, Kay Blair, will today tell the SFHA chairs’ conference about the importance of strong leadership in landlords.

Published 29 January 2016

Scottish Housing Regulator report charts near-insolvency and rescue of RSL

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its latest report from its Governance Matters series which sets out what led to the near insolvency and ultimate rescue of a Registered Social Landlord (RSL).

Published 21 January 2016

Regulator updates recommended practice for business planning

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a refreshed version of its Recommended Practice on Business Planning for RSLs.

Published 15 December 2015

Regulator informs MSPs of how tenant feedback shapes its work

The Scottish Housing Regulator has highlighted to the Scottish Parliament how its work is shaped by direct tenant feedback.

Published 10 December 2015