Ian Brennan Most registered social landlords (RSLs) remain in good financial health, but the sector is facing new challenges, the Scottish Housing Regulator told a gathering of RSL finance professionals.
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Kirsty Wells A report from the Scottish Housing Regulator highlighting how important it is for social landlords to consult with their tenants annually on rent levels has been welcomed by HouseMark Scotland.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a report highlighting how important it is for social landlords to consult with their tenants annually on rent levels. The report is a result of an inquiry carried out to find out how social landlords go about consulting their tenants about proposed rent i
Kay Blair The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2015/16 highlighting its work to protect the interests of tenants, homeless people and others who use social landlords’ services.
Muirhouse Housing Association has made “significant improvement” following the appointment of statutory manager and is now in a much stronger position to continue that improvement, according to a new report by the Scottish Housing Regulator. The Regulator’s account of its intervention in Muirh
Michael Cameron The Scottish Housing Regulator said it will work constructively to deal with any challenges which may arise from forthcoming legislation which could see a reduction in its powers.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the list of potential statutory managers it will draw from when it needs to appoint a manager to a landlord. The Regulator can use statutory powers to appoint a manager if serious risks to tenants’ interests and service users have been identified.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its factsheet about Significant Performance Failures (SPFs) to make it as helpful as possible for tenants. The factsheet explains to tenants how they can identify and report an SPF to the Regulator. It also includes a step by step guide on what the Regulato
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is to announce its decision on the classification of housing associations in Scotland on September 29. Registered social landlords (RSLs) north of the Border are currently regarded as private bodies for accounting purposes, though the classification is unders
Christine Macleod The Scottish Housing Regulator has highlighted the importance of social landlords being open and accessible about their services and decision-making.
Scottish social landlords are continuing to perform well across almost all of the standards and outcomes of the Scottish Social Housing Charter with nine out of ten tenants satisfied with the homes and services their landlord provides, a new report has found. The national analysis of landlords’ pe
The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to appoint a manager and seven governing body members to Antonine Housing Association after an independent investigation uncovered serious weaknesses in its governance. Recently commissioned by the Association, the investigation found that
Mike Dailly Minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart, has announced the reappointment of Mike Dailly to the Scottish Housing Regulator Board.
The Scottish Housing Regulator is to continue its statutory appointment of a manager and three governing body members at Ferguslie Park Housing Association for at least another seven months. The Regulator made the statutory appointments in February after it identified “serious weaknesses in govern
Iain Muirhead A survey by the Scottish Housing Regulator’s National Panel of Tenants and Service Users has uncovered a high level of tenant concern about future rents remaining affordable.