Scottish Housing Regulator

Regulator praises continued strong performance of Scottish social landlords

Scottish social landlords continue to show strong performance across most of the standards and outcomes of the Scottish Social Housing Charter, a new Scottish Housing Regulator report has found.

Published 31 August 2018

Vice-chair resigns at Wellhouse after being struck off by SSSC for assault

A care worker has resigned from her position as vice-chair at Wellhouse Housing Association after being struck off by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for assaulting an elderly resident at a care home.

Published 30 August 2018

Regulator takes statutory action at Thistle Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has used its statutory powers to appoint a manager to Thistle Housing Association after an independent review identified failures to meet regulatory standards of governance and financial management.

Published 24 August 2018

Regulator sets out engagement plan with Abertay Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to engage with Abertay Housing Association to gain assurance about its governance and financial management, its planned development programme and its medium term financial position.

Published 17 August 2018

West Dunbartonshire housing services no longer under Regulator scrutiny

Improvements to housing and homelessness services across West Dunbartonshire Council have been recognised by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 16 August 2018

Christine Macleod to retire from Scottish Housing Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s longest-serving staff member, Christine Macleod, has announced her retirement.

Published 14 August 2018

Glasgow City Council unveils action plan to improve its homeless service

Glasgow City Council has responded to criticism of the long waiting times taken to find homes for people who are homeless in the city with a new action plan to streamline processes.

Published 9 August 2018

Strategic review recommends merger for Wishaw and District Housing Association

Wishaw and District Housing Association (WDHA) is to formally consult tenants on plans to merge with another housing association following a strategic review of the organisation.

Published 8 August 2018

Regulator to consult tenants over transfer plans at Kincardine Housing Co-operative

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to consult with tenants of Kincardine Housing Co-operative over its proposals to transfer the Co-operative to another registered social landlord.

Published 2 August 2018

Blog: Our regulation of social housing in Scotland

Scottish Housing Regulator chief executive, Michael Cameron, on recent discussions about the Annual Assurance Statement.

Published 4 July 2018

Regulator highlights importance of providing good quality, accessible information on homelessness services

A report highlighting the importance of easy access to homelessness services information for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has been published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 2 July 2018

Regulator welcomes Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group recommendations

Recommendations to eradicate rough sleeping and end homelessness from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group have been welcomed by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 28 June 2018

Regulator’s new National Panel report explores people’s experiences of the homelessness system

Experiences of people who have used local authorities’ homelessness services have been explored in new research from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 26 June 2018

Regulator talks tenant voice and landlord self-assurance at national tenant conference

Tenant voice and landlord self-assurance were the focus of the Regulator’s opening session at the Tenant Information Service (TIS) national conference in Cumbernauld earlier this month.

Published 25 June 2018

Regulator launches consultation on British Sign Language Plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has today launched a consultation on its draft British Sign Language (BSL) Plan, as required by the British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015.

Published 20 June 2018