Scottish Housing Regulator



Regulator reports first fall in temporary accommodation use as homelessness applications decrease continues

The number of people who applied to local authorities as homeless has fallen for the second month in a row, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 28 October 2020

Regulator updates Cadder engagement plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a revised engagement plan for Cadder Housing Association following its appointment of an interim senior officer.

Published 23 October 2020

Arklet Housing Association officially deregistered by Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has completed the voluntary deregistration of Arklet Housing Association.

Published 12 October 2020

Tenants struggling to manage their housing costs and wider finances, SHR panel finds

Some tenants in Scotland are struggling to manage their housing costs and wider finances, according to new research from the Scottish Housing Regulator. 

Published 9 October 2020

Number of statutory appointments reduced at Fairfield

The Scottish Housing Regulator has reduced the number of statutory appointments at Fairfield Housing Co-operative after "good progress" was made by the landlord.

Published 2 October 2020

Regulator ends statutory intervention at Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its statutory intervention at Ruchazie Housing Association following a series of improvements at the landlord.

Published 1 October 2020

Regulator publishes updated corporate plan and summary of current work to reflect COVID-19

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published an updated corporate plan and a summary of what it will do this year which take account of the impact of COVID-19 on its work and the operating environment for social landlords. 

Published 30 September 2020

Yoker 'disappointed' at 'misleading' wording in Regulator's engagement plan

A new engagement plan from the Scottish Housing Regulator which highlights improvements at Yoker Housing Association has been largely welcomed by the landlord, though concerns have been raised regarding the appearance of "misleading" wording contained in the plan.

Published 28 September 2020

Parkhead 'taking effective action' to address weaknesses identified in review

Parkhead Housing Association is to commission a full and independent investigation after a previous review highlighted a range of breaches in a number of its policies.

Published 25 September 2020

Dalmuir Park Housing Association given clean bill of health by Regulator

Having ended its statutory intervention at Dalmuir Park Housing Association (DPHA) in March last year, the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has now formally absolved the landlord of the need to provide any further assurances about its governance.

Published 24 September 2020

Regulator's monthly COVID-19 report finds temporary accommodation use and rent arrears on the rise

The Scottish Housing Regulator has reported a fall in the number of people who applied to local authorities as homeless during August but the number of households in temporary accommodation and rent arrears owed to social landlords both increased.

Published 24 September 2020

Regulator highlights 'strong' sector finances as landlords face continued COVID-19 challenges

The Scottish Housing Regulator has praised the finances of Scotland’s social housing sector but warned that homelessness and tenant safety will continue to be a challenge as social landlords face the risks from COVID-19.

Published 16 September 2020

Regulator charts 'considerable' Langstane progress in new engagement plan

Langstane Housing Association has progressed a "substantial programme of improvement" to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, a new engagement plan has revealed.

Published 8 September 2020

Regulator extends deadlines in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The Scottish Housing Regulator has extended the deadlines for landlords to complete their Annual Assurance Statement and Scottish Social Housing Charter reports.

Published 1 September 2020

Regulator publishes July monthly dashboard report into coronavirus impact

The number of empty homes let by social landlords increased by more than 76% in July when compared to the previous month, new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator has revealed.

Published 24 August 2020