Scottish Housing Regulator

Social housing sector’s ‘culture of continuous improvement’ reflected in new report

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator reinforces the fact social housing providers continue to provide great homes in great places, SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas has said.

Published 3 September 2019

Regulator extends deadline for applications to join its statutory managers list

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has announced that it has extended its closing date to apply to join its statutory managers list.

Published 3 September 2019

Social landlords maintain strong Charter performance

Scottish social landlords continue to perform well in the service areas that matter most to tenants, according to the Scottish Housing Regulator.

Published 30 August 2019

Travellers raise concerns about site conditions

Members of the Gypsy/Traveller community living on social landlord's sites across Scotland are concerned about the condition standards, a report by the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 30 August 2019

Affordability pressure continues as landlords raise rents above inflation, Regulator finds

More than a third of members of Scottish Housing Regulator’s National Panel of Tenants and Service Users have experienced difficulties in affording their rent and more than two-thirds are concerned about the future affordability, a new report has found.

Published 26 August 2019

More statutory appointments made at Thistle after Regulator established further failures

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to increase the number of appointees at Thistle Housing Association as it continues to investigate a number of “serious failures” at the landlord that include putting tenants at risk of asbestos.

Published 23 August 2019

Regulator highlights importance of new Annual Assurance Statements

New Annual Assurance Statements will help ensure a culture of assurance, openness and transparency, the Scottish Housing Regulator has said.

Published 23 August 2019

CIH Scotland interviews Scottish Housing Regulator chair George Walker

In this new interview for CIH Scotland, George Walker, chair of the Scottish Housing Regulator, offers his thoughts on the new regulatory framework for social housing which came into force in April 2019.

Published 21 August 2019

Regulator's second National Panel report explores people's experiences of homelessness services

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator has provided an insight into people's experiences of using homelessness services.

Published 19 August 2019

Cadder requested to keep Regulator updated on governance improvement plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its regulation plan for Cadder Housing Association as the landlord works to improve its governance.

Published 15 August 2019

Regulator’s National Panel gives insight into tenant participation and digital engagement

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new report which explores awareness and experiences of tenant participation and access to digital services.

Published 12 August 2019

Regulator continues statutory intervention at Wishaw & District Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to extend the appointment of a manager and six governing body appointees at Wishaw & District Housing Association (WDHA) for a further six months as the landlord undergoes its proposed transfer with Trust Housing Association.

Published 9 August 2019

Regulator publishes report on outcome of Kincardine intervention

Serious organisational and financial failings led to Kincardine Housing Co-operative (KHC) becoming the first RSL to have its assets directly transferred to another association, the Scottish Housing Regulator has said.

Published 1 August 2019

SFHA updates Self-Assurance Toolkit

A new Self-Assurance Toolkit for all social housing providers and local authorities has been published by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 1 August 2019

Regulator opens recruitment to statutory manager selection list

The Scottish Housing Regulator has today opened recruitment to its list of statutory managers.

Published 29 July 2019