Scottish Housing Regulator

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its list of individuals it will select from when making statutory appointments to social landlords after an open selection process.

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The financial performance of most registered social landlords (RSLs) remains strong, but challenges around increased arrears and voids as well as above-inflation rent increases remain a concern, the Scottish Housing Regulator has said. The Regulator’s director of regulation Ian Brennan was spe

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The Scottish Housing Regulator is to visit ten landlords as part of a project that will result in it sharing lessons from the first round of landlord annual assurance statements. All RSLs and local authorities were required to submit an annual assurance statement by October 31 each year to confirm t

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has underlined the need for landlords to keep rents affordable for their tenants. Speaking at a Tenant Information Service event on rent setting and affordability on Thursday, the Regulator’s chief executive Michael Cameron referenced a report from its National P

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The “significant progress” made by Dalmuir Park Housing Association since serious governance failures forced regulatory intervention has been highlighted in a new report. The Scottish Housing Regulator used its powers to appoint a manager and six members to the governing body in December

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The Scottish Housing Regulator has written to all social landlords to highlight the importance of meeting their duties to keep tenants and residents safe. The letters come after the Regulator identified that some of the registered social landlords it had been engaging with had been unable to show th

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has served a Statutory Improvement Notice on Thistle Housing Association in relation to its management of asbestos. The safety body took the action on August 22 after it decided that Thistle had failed to comply with regulations on the control of asbestos.

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Yoker Housing Association has been criticised for failing to recognise its non-compliance with regulatory standards and warned that it must demonstrate its intention to improve “within a reasonable timescale”. The Scottish Housing Regulator has been engaging with Yoker since 2017 having

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A proposed merger between Arklet Housing Association and Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association is the subject of revised engagement plans for both organisations from the Scottish Housing Regulator. Arklet decided to pursue a transfer of engagements to Hanover last year and a vote on the proposal sa

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North Lanarkshire Council has signed a new Scottish Housing Regulator Assurance Statement which ensures that people living in council homes will have improved access to housing performance information. The new Assurance Statement aims to ensure landlords are responsible for delivering positive outco

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Bill Chapman is to step down from Osprey Housing Group after serving for nearly 20 years, making him one of the group's longest-serving board members. Bill Chapman has held the position of board chair for the past three years and became a tenant of Osprey forerunner Aberdeenshire Hous

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