Scottish Housing Regulator



Regulator chair and board members appointed for second term

Scottish Ministers have today announced that Scottish Housing Regulator chair, George Walker, along with board members Siobhan White, Andrew Watson and Bob Gil have all been appointed for a second term.

Published 11 June 2021

Regulator sets out information social landlords should submit in quarterly returns

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has written to all social landlords to advise them of the information it will ask them to submit in the quarterly returns on the impact of COVID-19.

Published 14 May 2021

SHR: Most RSLs have coped well short term financial impact of pandemic

Most registered social landlords (RSLs) have coped well over the last year with the short term financial impacts of the pandemic, according to a new report published by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR). 

Published 10 May 2021

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes summary of work plans for 2021/22

The year ahead will see the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) support the national COVID-19 response alongside carrying out a programme of planned regulatory activities.

Published 6 May 2021

Rent arrears fall but homeless applications on the rise

Social landlord rent arrears have fallen to their lowest level since April 2020, according to the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 30 April 2021

Regulator reports on board gender balance

The Scottish Housing Regulator has issued its first report on its contribution towards gender equality on public boards in Scotland.

Published 30 April 2021

Thistle removed from register of social landlords

The Scottish Housing Regulator has removed Thistle Housing Association from the register of social landlords following the directed transfer of its homes to Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association.

Published 28 April 2021

Regulator publishes statistical information on RSL audited financial statements

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the audited financial statements for all registered social landlords (RSLs) for 2019/20. 

Published 7 April 2021

Wellhouse Housing Association found to be compliant with regulatory requirements

A new chapter is beginning for Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) after the organisation has been found to be compliant with the regulatory requirements of the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 6 April 2021

Scottish Housing Regulator publishes outcome of annual risk assessment

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has published the outcome of its annual risk assessment of social landlords as well as updated engagement plans for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs).

Published 1 April 2021

Social landlord rent arrears and successful lets increase in February

Analysis by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found that aggregate rent arrears for social landlords increased to 6.46% last month, the highest level since the Regulator started collecting monthly returns from social landlords in April 2020.

Published 31 March 2021

Statutory intervention continues at Fairfield Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has continued its statutory intervention at Fairfield Housing Association to support the landlord through its proposed transfer of homes to Kingdom Housing Association.

Published 30 March 2021

Regulator promotes refreshed complaints handling procedures

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published new complaints handling procedures in line with an updated model from the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

Published 30 March 2021

Regulator unveils new EESSH monitor indicators

New indicators that will be used to monitor social landlords’ performance against Energy Efficiency Standard for Scottish Social Housing (EESSH) have been published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 29 March 2021

Regulator reflects on past year and what’s next for social housing and its regulation

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has reflected upon the past year and discussed what is next for the future of Scottish social housing and its regulation.

Published 26 March 2021