Scottish Housing Regulator



Regulator puts assurance, openness and transparency centre-stage at tenant conference

The Scottish Housing Regulator has underlined the central place of assurance, openness and transparency in its regulatory framework consultation proposals.

Published 19 November 2018

Private finance an important ally as major challenges lie ahead, says Regulator

The financial performance of most registered social landlords (RSLs) remain strong, but major challenges lie ahead to ensure that RSLs are able to fund their future business plans, the Scottish Housing Regulator has said.

Published 16 November 2018

Thistle Housing Association appeals Regulator intervention action

Thistle Housing Association has submitted an appeal against the Scottish Housing Regulator’s decision to appoint a manager and five members to its governing body.

Published 8 November 2018

Regulator launches British Sign Language Plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has launched a new plan which sets out its support and promotion of British Sign Language (BSL).

Published 7 November 2018

Join the Scottish Housing Regulator Board to help safeguard and promote tenants’ interests

Scottish Ministers are recruiting two new members to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s Board to replace members whose terms will end in March 2019.

Published 29 October 2018

Immediate action needed to meet minimum Gypsy/Travellers site standards

Social landlords must take immediate action to ensure their sites and pitches meet the minimum site standards set by the Scottish Government, a new Scottish Housing Regulator report has found.

Published 24 October 2018

Regulator ends statutory intervention at Antonine Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has ended its statutory intervention at Antonine Housing Association following its transfer to Caledonia Housing Association.

Published 12 October 2018

Consultation launched into future of social housing regulation in Scotland

The Scottish Housing Regulator is considering the introduction of Annual Assurance Statements for local authorities and RSLs as it consults on proposals for how it regulates social housing in Scotland.

Published 10 October 2018

Regulator ends statutory intervention at Ferguslie Park Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has ended its statutory intervention at Ferguslie Park Housing Association following a period of “significant progress”.

Published 2 October 2018

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes 2017/18 annual report

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its annual report and accounts for 2017/18.

Published 1 October 2018

Blog: The future of social housing regulation in Scotland

As the Scottish Housing Regulator gears up to launch a consultation on its new Regulatory Framework this month, chair George Walker gives a brief update.

Published 1 October 2018

Blog: Discussing proposals of a new regulatory framework

Scottish Housing Regulator chief executive Michael Cameron provides an update on meeting stakeholders to discuss the new regulatory framework.

Published 17 September 2018

Regulator trails proposals to support RSL governing body members

The Scottish Housing Regulator has said its proposals for its new regulatory framework will aim to support RSL governing body members, recognising their important role and unique contribution to the sector.

Published 10 September 2018

HouseMark Scotland launches updated Scottish Social Housing Charter Comparison tool

HouseMark Scotland has launched an updated version of the Scottish Social Housing Charter interactive comparison tool, using the annual return data published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 6 September 2018

GWSF raises alarm over community-based housing associations surrendering independence after statutory intervention

The Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF) has written to Housing Minister Kevin Stewart to raise the alarm over a "recent trend" of community-based housing associations being taken over by larger regional or national associations following statutory intervention by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 5 September 2018