1. Progress report

    13 Jan 2022

    Scottish Housing Market Review – Q4 2021

    Scottish housing market bulletins collating a range of statistics on house prices, housing market activity, cost and availability of finance and repossessions.

  2. Factsheet

    10 Dec 2021

    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.

  3. Consultation paper

    15 Nov 2021

    Heat networks delivery plan - draft: consultation

    This draft heat network delivery plan sets out how the provisions of the Heat Networks (Scotland) Act 2021, and related policies, will contribute to increased heat networks across Scotland. It also outlines the proposed regulatory regime for the heat networks sector in Scotland.

  4. Impact assessment

    29 Sep 2021

    Fire and rescue framework: fairer Scotland duty summary

    Fairer Scotland duty impact assessment (FSDA) for the framework - the statutory vehicle through which Scottish Ministers set out priorities and objectives that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service must have regard to in carrying out its functions.

  5. Impact assessment

    29 Sep 2021

    Fire and rescue framework: equality impact assessment

    Equality impact assessment (EQIA) for the framework - the statutory vehicle through which Scottish Ministers set out priorities and objectives that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service must have regard to in carrying out its functions.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.