1. Advice and guidance

    04 Aug 2021

    Scottish Advice Note: Determining the fire risk posed by external wall systems in existing multi-storey residential buildings

    This Scottish Advice Note (SAN) provides advice for those responsible for fire safety in residential buildings including building owners/managers/residents groups responsible for determining the fire risk posed by external wall systems on existing multi-storey residential buildings. It will also be of interest to fire risk assessors and specialist external wall appraisal experts.

  2. Consultation paper

    02 Aug 2021

    Equity loan scheme - call for evidence: consultation

    The equity loan pilot has delivered energy efficient and zero emission heating solutions to eligible homeowners since its inception in 2017. We now wish to consider the potential to develop the pilot as part of the suite of support schemes for the decarbonisation of Scottish homes.

  3. Research and analysis

    29 Jan 2021

    Housing needs of minority ethnic groups: evidence review

    This report provides a review of the literature on the housing needs and experiences of minority ethnic groups in Scotland, and presents results of secondary data analysis. The research also identifies gaps in the evidence and suggests areas where further research could be useful.

  4. Factsheet

    21 Oct 2020

    Fire and smoke alarms: changes to the law

    The law on fire alarms is changing from February 2022 which means all Scottish homes will need to have interlinked alarms. Guidance for homeowners on what you need to know.

  5. Impact assessment

    05 Oct 2020

    Help to Buy (Scotland): equality impact assessment

    The Help to Buy (Scotland) Affordable New Build and Help to Buy Smaller Developers schemes are the successor schemes of the Help to Buy (Scotland) Scheme. This document is the result of the Equalities Impact Assessment for the scheme.

  6. Strategy/plan

    03 Jun 2015

    Joint Housing Delivery Plan for Scotland

    Plan identifying priority actions agreed upon by housing sector representatives to ensure we are able to deliver the objectives set out in our housing strategies.