Thistle Housing Association



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

Thistle customers thankful for food parcels

Thistle Housing Association has delivered more than 800 food parcels to vulnerable residents in the Toryglen area of Glasgow.

Published 1 May 2020

Regulator revises engagement plan for Thistle Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its engagement plan for Thistle Housing Association after the RSL selected Sanctuary Scotland as its preferred transfer partner.

Published 19 February 2020

Sanctuary Scotland preferred for Thistle Housing Association transfer

Sanctuary Scotland has been selected as the preferred transfer partner for Thistle Housing Association following a competitive bidding process. 

Published 13 February 2020

Thistle Housing Association urgently seeks transfer proposals

Thistle Housing Association (THA) has today issued a tender notice inviting proposals from suitably qualified Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) for a transfer.

Published 9 January 2020

Thistle Housing Association elects for homes transfer amid continued Regulator intervention

Thistle Housing Association has decided to transfer its homes to another Registered Social Landlord (RSL) as the Scottish Housing Regulator continues to investigate a number of “serious failures” within its governance and financial management.

Published 4 November 2019

Thistle Housing Association served with asbestos improvement notice

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has served a Statutory Improvement Notice on Thistle Housing Association in relation to its management of asbestos.

Published 22 October 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 intervention to continue as Thistle accepts concerns

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s intervention at Thistle Housing Association is to continue with the governing body now willing to work alongside the statutory appointments to address its governance non-compliance.

Published 8 May 2019

Regulator extends statutory appointments at Thistle Housing Association

The Scottish Housing Regulator has extend the statutory appointment of a manager at Thistle Housing Association to allow the landlord more time to comply with governance and financial management standards.

Published 8 March 2019

Thistle Housing Association holds Burns Supper and ceilidh for Toryglen residents

Residents of Toryglen in the south side of Glasgow were treated to a traditional Burns Supper event in the local community hall organised by Thistle Housing Association.

Published 31 January 2019

Thistle Housing Association hosts winter events for Toryglen community

Delighted residents of the Toryglen community were delivered a week full of Christmas events by their social landlord Thistle Housing Association.

Published 18 December 2018

Thistle Housing Association appeal into Regulator intervention dismissed

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s decision to appoint a manager and five members to the governing body of Thistle Housing Association has been upheld by an appeal panel.

Published 5 December 2018

Thistle Housing Association receives funding for isolation and inclusion project

Thistle Housing Association has been awarded £30,000 by national procurement organisation Fusion21 to support its proposed ‘Go! Social’ project over 12 months.

Published 26 November 2018

Thistle Housing Association appeals Regulator intervention action

Thistle Housing Association has submitted an appeal against the Scottish Housing Regulator’s decision to appoint a manager and five members to its governing body.

Published 8 November 2018