Rent arrears for social landlords in Scotland are forecasted to peak in December 2020 at 42% higher than March with the end of the furlough scheme representing a “significant arrears risk” for landlords, a new report has found.
Published 10 July 2020
HouseMark Scotland has announced a new partnership with the Disruptive Innovators Network (DIN) to bring a year of inspiration, insight and innovation to the Scottish social housing sector for 2020.
Published 28 February 2020
Scotland’s Housing Network and HouseMark Scotland have joined forces to launch an initiative to develop new Key Performance Indicators to support social landlords to measure compliance and performance in relation to tenant safety.
Published 17 February 2020
The housing association sector in Scotland is committed to efficiency, transparency and accountability, according to the 2019 Scottish Sector Scorecard analysis report.
Published 2 December 2019
River Clyde Homes has won the Customer Excellence Award at the annual CIH Scotland Excellence Awards in Glasgow.
Published 4 November 2019
Eco-innovator announced for HouseMark Scotland’s ‘Disruption and Innovation in the Housing Sector’ event
James McCallum, multiple-business founder and internationally recognised eco-innovator in the energy sector, has been confirmed as a speaker at HouseMark Scotland’s ‘Disruption and Innovation in the Housing Sector’ event.
Published 9 October 2019
Kirsty Wells, head of HouseMark Scotland, discusses Scottish Housing Day 2019 and the theme of 'housing as a human right'
Published 18 September 2019
HouseMark Scotland has updated its Scottish Social Housing Charter comparison tool to include new data released last week, writes Kirsty Wells.
Published 5 September 2019
Falkirk and West Dunbartonshire councils are leading the way in self-awareness by piloting HouseMark Scotland’s new Embedding Excellence Programme.
Published 21 May 2019
Improved value and outcomes on the cards for tenants as ‘Sector Scorecard’ opens for third year of data collection
Improved value and outcomes are on the cards for tenants across Scotland as housing associations enter their data into the Sector Scorecard for the third year running.
Published 8 May 2019
South Lanarkshire uses rent affordability tool with tenants and staff to encourage dialogue and effective engagement
South Lanarkshire Council has effectively used HouseMark’s rent affordability tool with staff and tenants to understand better the implications of proposed rent changes and kick off constructive conversations.
Published 30 April 2019
HouseMark Scotland’s Specialist Clubs are a part of HouseMark’s programme to support the housing sector to achieve continuous improvement and deliver better outcomes for tenants, customers, wider communities and regulators. Our Clubs content is designed exclusively for the Scottish housing sector.
Published 10 April 2019
The housing sector will be “supported to excel” thanks to HouseMark Scotland’s new ‘Embedding Excellence’ programme.
Published 12 March 2019
Blog: Why is building a home so complex, why does it take so long and why are so many people involved?
To mark HouseMark Scotland’s launch of a new Housing Development Club which aims to provide advice, practical support and networking opportunities, club manager Susan Napier explores the history behind housing development.
Published 16 November 2018
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