Tenants and service users regard repairs and maintenance as a key priority when assessing the performance of a social landlord, a new report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found. The Regulator’s report shows that the speed and efficiency of repairs, flexibility, being kept informe
The Scottish Housing Regulator has decided to end the appointment of a manager at Ferguslie Park Housing Association after “good progress” was made in delivering the required improvements. The Regulator initially made the statutory appointment of a manager and three appointees to the governing b
Dumfries & Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has been requested to complete an independent investigation into the effectiveness of its internal controls and management systems following the conduct of a former employee. The Scottish Housing Regulator regards DGHP to be among a number of “sys
Scotland’s social landlords continue to show a strong commitment to accurate performance reporting, according to a new report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator. The Regulator’s Performance Matters data accuracy report summarises the findings of its work to assess the accuracy of the pe
North Lanarkshire Council has been praised by the Scottish Housing Regulator for keeping residents safe. The Regulator reported the council was delivering a “strong performance” in providing annual gas safety checks in tenants’ homes.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has launched a discussion paper which sets out its early thinking on the future of social housing regulation in Scotland. Tenants, landlords and others with an interest in its work are invited to contribute their views by March 30.
The Scottish Housing Regulator is to continue its engagement with Thistle Housing Association to gain assurance about its handling and completion of investment works. According to an updated regulation plan published by the Regulator, Thistle owns 250 homes within larger mixed tenure blocks that nee
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published updated versions of its technical guidance for landlords for both the Energy Efficient Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) and the Scottish Social Housing Charter. The revised EESSH technical guidance reflects the Scottish Government’s updated guidance
The Scottish Housing Regulator has suspended a member of the management committee at Dalmuir Park Housing Association and made statutory appointments to the Association after serious risks were identified in its governance and management. An independent investigation commissioned by the Association
Social landlords in Scotland have delivered a “strong performance” in providing annual gas safety checks in tenants’ homes, according to a new report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator. The Regulator’s report is the outcome of its national thematic inquiry into how landlords meet th
Expenditure by Scotland’s Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) on development, including spending on new homes, has risen by 24%, to £807 million, the Scottish Housing Regulator has uncovered. Initial analysis from the Regulator of RSLs’ 2016/17 audited financial statements also shows that capita
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the areas of risk it will focus on in its annual risk assessment. The Regulator will continue to focus on the risks to good services for tenants of all social landlords. For Registered Social Landlords (RSLs), it will also examine the risks to good govern
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. A new report which summarises the findings of the Regulator’s national survey of almost 200 social landlords across Scotla