Scottish Housing Regulator

Last call for free procurement support for housing associations – Regulator encourages participation

The free procurement support programme funded by the Scottish Government has so far helped more than 40 associations to improve how they procure with a further 30 in the pipeline.

Published 23 January 2019

Deregulation measures to come into force in March

Registered social landlords (RSLs) will not need regulatory consents regarding disposals of land or assets as well as constitutional and organisational changes from March.

Published 15 January 2019

Most landlords make it easy to find out how to contact them in an emergency, says Regulator’s Tenant Advisors

Work carried out by the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Tenant Advisors has concluded that most landlords make it easy for tenants to find the information they need to report an emergency.

Published 21 December 2018

Langstane putting measures in place to address failings, says Regulator

Langstane Housing Association is to co-opt two additional members to its governing body as part of a series of measures intended to address “serious and urgent risks” to the organisation’s governance and financial planning, management and control.

Published 18 December 2018

CIH Scotland responds to Regulator’s consultation on new Regulatory Framework

In its response to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s consultation on a new Regulatory Framework, CIH Scotland has welcomed the continued focus on openness and transparency in data collection and sharing.

Published 18 December 2018

Change at the top of DGHP as Regulator steps up engagement

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has appointed an interim senior officer after the resignation of its chief executive amid increased engagement from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 14 December 2018

Funding available to RSLs tops £5bn as lenders and investors continue to invest

A continuing appetite by lenders and investors to invest in social housing in Scotland is the main finding of a report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 13 December 2018

Yoker Housing Association fails to provide assurances of self assessment procedures

Yoker Housing Association has commissioned an independent review of its governance after failing to provide the Scottish Housing Regulator with sufficient assurance of its self assessment procedures.

Published 13 December 2018

Four RSLs moved to low engagement by the Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator has removed the regulation plans for four housing associations after receiving the relevant assurances it required.

Published 11 December 2018

Regulator puts ‘weak governance’ at root of all statutory interventions

The Scottish Housing Regulator has put weak governance as the main issue behind all of its statutory interventions into registered social landlords (RSLs).

Published 7 December 2018

Regulator appoints manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative

The Scottish Housing Regulator has appointed a manager and seven governing body members to Fairfield Housing Co-operative.

Published 4 December 2018

Regulator sets out focus of future risk assessment

The Scottish Housing Regulator published a summary of the risks it will focus on in its annual risk assessment.

Published 30 November 2018

Housing performance 'on the up' at North Lanarkshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council has welcomed the latest report from the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) which confirms that its housing service is achieving high rates of performance.

Published 22 November 2018

Blog: Board members sought by Scottish Housing Regulator

With just a few days left to apply to be part of the Scottish Housing Regulator Board, housing minister Kevin Stewart talks about why this is an important opportunity.

Published 21 November 2018

Kincardine Housing Co-operative to transfer to Grampian Housing Association following Regulator’s decision

The Scottish Housing Regulator has taken the decision to transfer Kincardine Housing Co-operative’s homes to Grampian Housing Association – the first time the Regulator has taken the decision to transfer the assets of an RSL.

Published 19 November 2018