Scottish Housing Regulator



Council rent arrears rise to highest level since April

Rent arrears for Scotland's local authorities have risen to their highest level since April after a reduction last month, new figures from the Scottish Housing Regulator have revealed.

Published 24 November 2020

Regulator consults on directing transfer of assets from Thistle Housing Association to Sanctuary Scotland

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) will consult on directing a transfer of all assets from Thistle Housing Association to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 13 November 2020

Regulator launches consultation on Energy Efficiency Standard in Social Housing 2

The Scottish Housing Regulator is consulting on indicators to allow it to monitor and report on social landlords’ progress towards the Scottish Government’s Energy Efficiency Standard in Social Housing 2 (EESSH2).

Published 11 November 2020

Thistle asks Regulator to direct Sanctuary Scotland transfer

The management committee of Glasgow-based Thistle Housing Association has asked the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) to direct its transfer to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 10 November 2020

Fiona McPhail: Regulator's report into Glasgow City Council confirms concerns raised by Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland’s lead solicitor Fiona McPhail gives her reaction to the outcome of the Scottish Housing Regulator’s inquiry into Glasgow City Council’s homelessness services.

Published 6 November 2020

Regulator publishes findings of inquiry into Glasgow City Council’s homelessness services

Glasgow City Council failed to ensure it had enough suitable temporary accommodation prior to the coronavirus pandemic and did not provide temporary accommodation to significant numbers of people when they needed it, the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 4 November 2020

Regulator publishes report on Scottish Social Housing Charter 2019/20

Landlords continued to perform well in the service areas that matter most to tenants during 2019/20 with almost nine out of ten tenants satisfied with their landlord’s overall service, according to Scottish Housing Regulator analysis.

Published 2 November 2020

Regulator extends statutory intervention at Thistle to oversee proposed transfer

The Scottish Housing Regulator has extended its statutory intervention at Thistle Housing Association to ensure the landlord continues to address "longstanding governance and management weaknesses" and oversee the delivery of the proposed transfer of its homes to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 30 October 2020

Regulator reports first fall in temporary accommodation use as homelessness applications decrease continues

The number of people who applied to local authorities as homeless has fallen for the second month in a row, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 28 October 2020

Regulator updates Cadder engagement plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a revised engagement plan for Cadder Housing Association following its appointment of an interim senior officer.

Published 23 October 2020

Arklet Housing Association officially deregistered by Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has completed the voluntary deregistration of Arklet Housing Association.

Published 12 October 2020

Tenants struggling to manage their housing costs and wider finances, SHR panel finds

Some tenants in Scotland are struggling to manage their housing costs and wider finances, according to new research from the Scottish Housing Regulator. 

Published 9 October 2020

Number of statutory appointments reduced at Fairfield

The Scottish Housing Regulator has reduced the number of statutory appointments at Fairfield Housing Co-operative after "good progress" was made by the landlord.

Published 2 October 2020

Regulator ends statutory intervention at Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its statutory intervention at Ruchazie Housing Association following a series of improvements at the landlord.

Published 1 October 2020

Regulator publishes updated corporate plan and summary of current work to reflect COVID-19

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published an updated corporate plan and a summary of what it will do this year which take account of the impact of COVID-19 on its work and the operating environment for social landlords. 

Published 30 September 2020