Scottish Housing Regulator



Thistle to begin tenant consultation on Sanctuary transfer

Thistle Housing Association is to consult tenants and residents this Autumn on the proposed transfer of its homes to Sanctuary Scotland.

Published 14 August 2020

CIH Scotland calls for extended Annual Assurance Statements deadline

Landlords should not be penalised for submitting Annual Assurance Statements to the Scottish Housing Regulator beyond the current deadline due to extraordinary circumstances brought on by coronavirus, according to CIH Scotland.

Published 13 August 2020

Regulator publishes updated coronavirus advice for RSL governing bodies

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published updated advice for RSL governing bodies during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 10 August 2020

Lesley Riddoch questions the role of the Scottish Housing Regulator

In today’s edition of The National, Lesley Riddoch has turned her attention to recent interventions by the SHR in Scottish RSL’s and looks at the impact of SHR interventions in Glasgow’s community-led associations.

Published 30 July 2020

Regulator reports increase in homeless applications and use of temporary accommodation

Applications for homelessness assistance and the use of temporary accommodation by local authorities both saw increases during June, the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 22 July 2020

Regulator consults on temporary changes to its regulatory framework

The Scottish Housing Regulator is consulting on temporary changes to its regulatory framework to enable it to continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 20 July 2020

Regulator updates Charter technical guidance

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published updated guidance for social landlords completing their Annual Return on the Scottish Social Housing Charter.

Published 13 July 2020

Resigning Thistle board member questions ‘over £500,000 spend’ on consultants

Nearly two years after the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) took statutory action against Thistle Housing Association, long-serving committee member Brenda Wilson has resigned from the board, saying that more than half a million pounds has been spent on consultants since the Association found itself in trouble.

Published 3 July 2020

Regulator renews commitment to tenant and service user involvement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its new plan for involving tenants and service users which it said will put them at the heart of its work.

Published 3 July 2020

Scottish Housing Regulator ends appointment of statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its appointment of a statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association after the association made significant improvements to its governance and financial health.

Published 1 July 2020

Social landlord rent arrears increase by £8.5m in one month

Rent owed to Scottish social landlords rose by 5.8% during May while the number of households living in temporary accommodation also increased, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 22 June 2020

Regulator ends appointment of statutory manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative

The appointment of a statutory manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative has been brought to an end by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 1 June 2020

Regulator extends financial return submissions date

The Scottish Housing Regulator has written to all registered social landlords with more information on the extension of the financial return submission dates in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 29 May 2020

Information on impact of coronavirus on social landlords published by Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator published a new monthly dashboard report to help understand the impact of coronavirus on social landlords and to support the work of the Social Housing Resilience Group.

Published 28 May 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses PPE and Regulator returns

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) is arranging access to a new national personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement option for housing associations. 

Published 11 May 2020