Scottish Housing Regulator

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

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