Scotland’s Housing Network

Scotland’s Housing Network launches mid-market rent best practice guide

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has worked with Kingdom Housing Association graduate trainee Eilidh MacDonald, key sector partners and SHN members to develop a best practice guide for the mid-market rent sector.

Published 21 September 2021

Scotland’s Housing Network to host Scottish Housing Day zero carbon event

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) is working with Changeworks and Collective Architecture to deliver a zero carbon event in support of Scottish Housing Day as it publishes a report on the progress made by the social housing sector to meet the first EESSH target of December 2020.

Published 15 September 2021

Scotland’s Housing Network unveils new service improvement manager

Ross Morris has been appointed as the new service improvement manager (data insights) at Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) with James Duffy set to retire after 11 years working with SHN and its members. 

Published 2 September 2021

Social housing sector lags behind in digital engagement, report finds

More than three quarters (86%) of housing providers thought that the social housing sector lags behind other industries in terms of digital engagement according to a report published by Scotland’s Housing Network.

Published 29 April 2021

New guidance on Section 11 processes issued by SFHA and Scotland’s Housing Network

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Scotland’s Housing Network have published guidance on Section 11 processes to help minimise tenancy failure and prevent homelessness.

Published 15 July 2020

Learning lessons in homeless prevention

A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.

Published 2 June 2020

Jim Hayton: Coronavirus webinar with Under One Roof

Scotland’s Housing Network private sector housing officer Jim Hayton discusses the resources available for people living in flats during the coronavirus lockdown.

Published 29 April 2020

Misia Jack steps down from Scotland’s Housing Network

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) will bid a very fond farewell to Misia Jack this month after more than eight years dedicated service to its members.

Published 6 April 2020

Scotland’s Housing Network and HouseMark Scotland unveil tenant safety collaboration

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

Andrea Finkel-Gates to replace Elaine Byrne at top of Scotland’s Housing Network

Elaine Byrne has left the post of chief executive at Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) after four years to take up a director’s position with Arneil Johnston.

Published 13 September 2019

Membership milestone at Scotland’s Housing Network

Another milestone has been reached at Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) as the RSL membership now totals 100 thanks to six new members joining in recent months.

Published 14 August 2019

Scotland’s Housing Network to study homelessness prevention among north and islands RSL’s

A homelessness prevention project is under way to investigate ways to improve the performance of section 11 notices in the north and islands of Scotland.

Published 1 May 2019

Scotland’s Housing Network going from strength to strength with new members

Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has welcomed new the recent addition of new members Elderpark Housing Association, Shetland Islands Council and the return of Clackmannanshire Council.

Published 28 March 2019

Bill Banks named new chair of Scotland’s Housing Network

Kingdom Group CEO Bill Banks has been appointed as the new chair of Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN).

Published 13 November 2018

Local services are the best for tenants, finds GWSF Charter report

Services for tenants provided by local community controlled housing associations have again outperformed those of other social landlords, according to a new report from the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

Published 8 November 2018