Social housing

  1. Housing: Regional Networks autumn newsletter

    The autumn 2022 newsletter of the Regional Networks of tenants and residents.

  2. Cost of Living Bill: economic background

    Summarises recent economic trends which informed the development of the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) Scotland Bill, which was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 3 October 2022.

  3. Support for the Veterans and Armed Forces Community 2022

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  4. Scottish Social Housing Charter November 2022

    The Charter helps to improve the quality and value of services provided by social landlords in Scotland. It sets the standards and outcomes that all social landlords should aim to achieve when performing their housing activities.

  5. Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post 2020 (EESSH2) review: interim guidance for social landlords

    Sets out early action guidance for social landlords during the review of the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing post 2020 (EESSH2) until a new standard is established.

  6. Tenant Protection Act becomes law

    Rents frozen and evictions prevented.

  7. Health and social care strategy for older people: consultation analysis

    An analysis report of the responses received to the consultation on a health and social care strategy for older people held in 2022.

  8. Scottish Housing Market Review Q3 2022

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

  9. Providing homes for displaced people from Ukraine

    Funding allocation to increase housing supply.

  10. Housing Statistics for Scotland Quarterly Update: New Housebuilding and Affordable Housing Supply (published 04 October 2022)

    A summary of activity in new build housing, affordable housing and long term empty properties and second homes in Scotland.

  11. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: children's rights and wellbeing impact assessment

    Child rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA) for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and sets out how this legislation will impact on children and young people.

  12. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: business regulatory impact assessment

    Business and regulation impact assessment (BRIA) for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and sets out how this legislation considers the impact on businesses including costs and benefits.

  13. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: Fairer Scotland Duty assessment

    Fairer Scotland Duty Impact Assessment for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and sets out how this legislation considers social-economic disadvantage.

  14. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: island communities impact assessment

    Island community impact assessment for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and sets out how this legislation considered the potential impact upon island communities.

  15. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: equalities impact assessment

    Equalities impact assessment (EQIA) for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and sets out how this legislation considers each of the protected characteristics.

  16. Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: data protection impact assessment

    Data protection impact assessment for the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill and considers any potential privacy impacts arising from this legislation.

  17. Emergency protections for tenants

    Bill to freeze rents and safeguard against evictions.

  18. Creating Hope Together - suicide prevention strategy 2022 to 2032: easy read

    Easy read version of Scotland's Suicide Prevention Strategy - Creating Hope Together - 2022 to 2025.

  19. Creating Hope Together - suicide prevention action plan 2022 to 2025: easy read

    Easy read version of Scotland's Suicide Prevention Action Plan - Creating Hope Together - 2022-2025.

  20. Creating Hope Together: suicide prevention action plan 2022 to 2025

    Scotland's Suicide Prevention Action Plan covering the period from 2022 to 2025.

  21. Creating Hope Together: suicide prevention strategy 2022 to 2032

    Scotland's Suicide Prevention Strategy covering the period from 2022 to 2032.

  22. Accessing help for cost of living

    New website provides ‘one stop shop’ for advice and information.

  23. National Islands Plan: implementation route map 2022

    Details how we will deliver our priorities over the lifetime of the National Islands Plan. It identifies the methods to monitor progress towards fulfilling the many commitments in the Plan and sets out timescales for delivery of our work.

  24. Rent freeze focus of Programme for Government

    Ministers act to protect people in cost crisis.

  25. Islands Bond consultation: our response

    Response paper following analysis of Islands Bond consultation.

  26. Islands Bond: consultation responses analysis

    External analysis of Islands Bond online consultation responses, carried out by Griesbach and Associates.

  27. The Strategy for Our Veterans - taking the strategy forward in Scotland: refreshed action plan

    Refreshed action plan detailing how we intend to continue to take forward the Strategy for Our Veterans in Scotland.

  28. Suicide prevention strategy and action plan drafts: consultation

    Consultation on drafts of a new suicide prevention strategy and action plan for Scotland.

  29. Affordable Housing Supply Programme: process and procedures MHDGN 2020/02

    This Guidance Note, which supersedes MHDGN 2019/03 and details the process for planning the delivery of the majority of grant-funded homes through the Affordable Housing Supply Programme, has only been updated to replace a web link in section 1.4.

  30. Scottish Housing Market Review Q2 2022

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

  31. Improving our understanding of child poverty in rural and island Scotland: research

    Building on the "Poverty in rural Scotland: evidence review" (December 2021), SRUC were commissioned to undertake the research project, “Improving our understanding of child poverty in rural and island Scotland”.

  32. Tackling child poverty delivery plan: fourth year progress report 2021 to 2022

    The fourth annual progress report for 'Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022'.

  33. Tackling child poverty - fourth year progress report 2021 to 2022: annex A - measurement framework

    Measurement framework with the latest data on the drivers of child poverty. The 23 indicators in the child poverty measurement framework are intended to monitor these drivers of poverty. They form part of a wider monitoring and evaluation strategy.

  34. Zero Emission Taskforce recommendation report: Scottish Government response

    Sets out our response to the Zero Emissions Social Housing Taskforce report.

  35. Housing Statistics For Scotland Quarterly Update (Published 14th June 2022)

    A summary of activity in new build housing, affordable housing and long term empty properties and second homes in Scotland.

  36. Equally Safe - short life delivery plan: summer 2022 to autumn 2023

    A refresh of the Equally Safe Delivery Plan outlining the joint commitment of the Scottish Government and COSLA to preventing and eradicating all forms of violence against women and girls and tackling the underpinning attitudes that perpetuate it.

  37. Heat in Buildings strategy - quality assurance: policy statement

    Quality assurance is critical to our heat decarbonisation aims. This policy statement focuses on the standards, skills and certifications required for installers on SG schemes, proposed ways to tackle scams and mis-selling and how to improve public engagement.

  38. Housing Statistics 2020 & 2021: Key Trends Summary

    Annual statistics up to 31 March 2021 on total new housing supply in Scotland across all sectors, along with information on various elements of local authority housing such as stock, lettings, house sales, evictions, housing lists, and housing for older people and people with disabilities.

  39. About the Regional Networks: Information Leaflet

    The Regional Networks enable tenants, residents and the Scottish Government to work collaboratively on issues of national policy. This information leaflet sets out information on the Regional Networks, how they work, and how you might be able to get involved.

  40. Regional Networks Newsletter: Spring 2022

    The Regional Networks enable tenants, residents and the Scottish Government to work collaboratively on issues of national policy. This Newsletter provides an update on how the Regional Networks work, the recent activities the Networks have been involved with and how you might be able to participate.

  41. Scottish Housing Market Review: Q1 2022

    Summary of the latest Scottish housing market data.

  42. Housing statistics quarterly update: March 2022

    A summary of activity in new build housing, affordable housing and long term empty properties and second homes in Scotland.

  43. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2022-26

    Best Start, Bright Futures.

  44. National Islands Plan: annual report 2021

    The Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 requires that a report is presented to Parliament each year setting out the progress made towards delivery of the National Islands Plan.

  45. Community equipment and housing adaptations: draft guidance

    New draft guidance providing guidance to health boards, local authorities and their partners on the provision of equipment and home adaptations to aid daily living.

  46. Community equipment and housing adaptations: draft guidance - executive summary

    Executive summary of new guidance relating to the provision of community equipment and housing adaptations to aid daily living for health boards, local authorities and their partners.

  47. Investment in tackling child poverty

    Supporting low income households.

  48. Coronavirus (COVID-19) supporting Gypsy/Travellers: framework for local authorities

    This framework, created jointly with COSLA, is for local authorities and partners supporting Gypsy/Traveller communities whilst Scotland transitions to living with COVID-19. This framework replaces all previous versions.

  49. Health and social care strategy for older people: consultation

    Consultation paper on a Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People.

  50. Health and social care strategy for older people: consultation - easy read

    Easy read version of the consultation paper on a Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People.

  51. Heat in buildings strategy: easy read

    This is the easy read version of the Heat in Buildings Strategy summary document.

  52. Fire safety - existing specialised housing and similar premises: practical guidance

    Guidance for those who are responsible for specialised housing and for those who provide care and support in such premises.

  53. Scottish Fire And Rescue Service: strategic enforcement guidance

    This guidance supports Scottish Fire And Rescue Service (SFRS) fire safety enforcement activity by setting out general policy and principles which should be embraced when carrying out the function of a fire safety enforcing authority.

  54. Fire safety - existing care homes: practical guidance

    Guidance for those who have responsibility under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 for ensuring fire safety in care homes in Scotland.

  55. Fire safety - existing high rise domestic buildings: practical guidance

    This guidance provides practical fire safety advice on how to prevent fires and reduce the risks from fires in high rise domestic buildings.

  56. Fire safety - existing premises with sleeping accommodation: practical guidance

    Advice consolidating and superseding a number of existing fire safety guides.

  57. Pre-pandemic wealth inequality remained high

    Official Statistics published

  58. Scottish Household Survey – 2020 telephone survey

    Experimental Statistics: Data being developed.

  59. Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) pilot programme: synthesis evaluation

    This report presents findings from a synthesis evaluation of Scotland’s Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) pilot programme, which involved pilot projects delivered by all 32 Scottish local authorities.

  60. 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.

  61. A new deal for tenants

    Views sought on plans to deliver fairer rented sector.

  62. A New Deal for Tenants - draft strategy: consultation

    We are consulting on the draft A New Deal for Tenants - rented sector strategy, which seeks to improve accessibility, affordability choices and standards across the whole rented sector in Scotland.  

  63. Prevention of homelessness duties: consultation

    Joint Scottish Government and COSLA consultation on the proposals for new prevention of homelessness duties. This consultation creates an opportunity for individuals and organisations to have their say on changes to the homelessness system in Scotland.

  64. Interim Gypsy/Traveller site design guide

    Guide to assist public sector providers of Gypsy/Traveller sites to design and provide high quality accommodation that meets their needs.

  65. Scotland's Climate Assembly - recommendations for action: SG response

    Scotland's Climate Assembly published their full report on 23 June 2021. It included 81 recommendations for the Scottish Government, who had six months to respond. This response sets out the existing and proposed actions that government will take in order to address their recommendations.

  66. Housing statistics quarterly update: December 2021

    A summary of activity in new build housing, affordable housing and long term empty properties and second homes in Scotland.

  67. Quarterly Housing Statistics, December 2021

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  68. Scottish Social Housing Charter: consultation analysis

    Independent analysis of the consultation responses for the Scottish Social Housing Charter which sets out the standards and outcomes that social landlords should be achieving for their customers.

  69. Heat in buildings strategy: equality impact assessment

    Summary document setting out the results of the full Equality impact assessment (EQIA) which has been carried out for the Heat in Buildings strategy.

  70. Fire safety guidance - existing high rise domestic buildings and specialised housing and similar premises: research - SG response

    The Scottish Government response to the recommendations of the independent evaluation of the practical fire safety guidance for existing high rise domestic buildings and the practical fire safety guidance for existing specialised housing.

  71. Fire safety guidance - existing high rise domestic buildings and specialised housing and similar premises: impact and effectiveness

    Independent evaluation of the practical fire safety guidance for existing high rise domestic buildings and the practical fire safety guidance for existing specialised housing to determine whether the guidance is used by those it is intended for, is helpful, and what may be needed to strengthen it.

  72. 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.

  73. Heat in buildings strategy: business and regulatory impact assessment

    This business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) accompanies our Heat in Buildings Strategy.

  74. Heat in buildings strategy: fairer Scotland duty

    Summary document of the Fairer Scotland Duty assessment process which has been carried out for the Heat in Buildings Strategy.

  75. Heat in buildings strategy: island communities impact assessment

    Island communities impact assessment (ICIA) for the Heat in Buildings Strategy.

  76. Heat in buildings strategy: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment

    Summary document setting out the results of the full child rights and wellbeing impact assessment which has been carried out for the Heat in Buildings Strategy.

  77. Veterans and Armed Forces community: Scottish Government support 2021

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  78. Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Statistics: Scottish Local Authority Housing Income and Expenditure 1997-98 to 2020-21 (actuals) 2021-22 (estimates)

    This annual publication presents statistics on Local Authority housing income and expenditure 2020-21 (actuals) and 2021-22 (estimates) including the balance at the end of the year, stock, rents, management and maintenance, empty properties, rent arrears, capital expenditure and borrowing.

  79. Heat in Buildings Strategy - achieving net zero emissions in Scotland's buildings

    Sets out our vision for the future of heat in buildings, and the actions we are taking in the buildings sector to deliver our climate change commitments, maximise economic opportunities, and ensure a just transition, including helping address fuel poverty.

  80. Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy pilots: phase 3 - evaluation

    Evaluation of the third, and final, phase of Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) pilots, which involved nine local authorities and took place between November 2019 and April 2021.

  81. Decarbonising heating - economic impact: report

    This report considers the potential economic impacts arising from a shift towards low carbon heating technologies in Scotland, over the period to 2030.

  82. Scottish Housing Market Review: Q3 2021

    Summary of the latest Scottish housing market data.

  83. Grants for tenants in rent arrears

    £10m to help people worst affected by pandemic to avoid eviction.

  84. Scotland Welcome Pack for British Nationals (Overseas) from Hong Kong

    A guide for adults and dependants who have been granted leave on the new British National (Overseas) visa to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in Scotland.

  85. Affordable homes funding

    Increased funding commitment for local authority areas.

  86. Protecting tenants during pandemic

    Landlords reaffirm commitment to avoiding evictions.

  87. More than 100,000 affordable homes delivered

    Milestone on path to fairer Scotland.

  88. Social Renewal Advisory Board: our response

    The Scottish Government’s initial response to the Social Renewal Advisory Board’s Report “If not now, when?”.

  89. Children and young people's voices matter: progress report - March 2021

    Report on progress made on the actions agreed at the fourth annual meeting of Cabinet members and children and young people on 3 March 2020.

  90. Trauma-informed practice: toolkit

    This trauma-informed practice toolkit has been developed as part of the National Trauma Training Programme, to support all sectors of the workforce, in planning and developing trauma informed services.

  91. A new standard for housing

    Ensuring equal quality of homes.

  92. Action on rented homes

    Rented Sector strategy to be part of major new housing publication.

  93. Housing Revenue Account (HRA) statistics: local authority housing income and expenditure 1997-1998 to 2019-2020 (near actuals) and 2020-2021 (budgeted estimates)

    This annual publication provides information on trends in the balance of HRA housing income and expenditure; the amount Scottish councils earned from housing and other council stock, how they spent this income and whether there was a surplus or deficit at year end.

  94. Scottish House Condition Survey: Local Authority Analysis 2017-2019

    Local Authority figures for 2017-2019, including fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, the condition of housing and the Scottish Housing Quality Standard.

  95. Eviction ban extended

    Extension to protect tenants.

  96. Christmas eviction ban introduced

    Six week temporary halt to protect tenants

  97. Improved fire safety for new flats and social homes

    Changes to sprinkler regulations.

  98. Scottish house condition survey: 2019 key findings

    Figures from the 2019 survey, including updated fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, the condition of housing and the Scottish Housing Quality Standard.

  99. Increased funding commitment for affordable homes

    Greater certainty for housing providers.

  100. Coronavirus (COVID-19): social housing statutory and regulatory targets - letter from the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning

    Letter from the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning to local authorities and RSLs on meeting statutory and regulatory targets for social housing during the coronavirus pandemic

  101. Tackling child poverty: second year progress report (2019-2020)

    The second annual progress report for 'Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022'.

  102. Emergency funding to prevent homelessness

    Call for UK Government to provide support.

  103. Action needed to help renters

    UK government urged to strengthen social security system.

  104. Extra funding to support tenants

    £5 million for Discretionary Housing Payments.

  105. Tenants to be given extra protection

    Emergency Scottish legislation in response to coronavirus.

  106. More homes available

    Increase in the number of affordable homes delivered.

  107. Welfare reform - housing and social security: second follow-up paper

    A report following the 2019 Annual Report on Welfare Reform focusing on the impact of UK Government Social Security policy on housing.

  108. Fairer Scotland Action Plan

    Low income households helped through targeted support.

  109. Social housing to be more energy efficient

    Tenants across Scotland to benefit from £3 million in funding.

  110. Short-term lets

    Consultation responses back regulation.

  111. Scottish Council Housing Income and Expenditure 2018-19 (actuals) and 2019-20 (estimates)

    An official statistics publication for Scotland.

  112. Making homes safer

    £13 million to improve safety standards in social housing.

  113. Protecting against homelessness

    £1.5 million for social landlords to work with families.

  114. Scottish Secure and Short Scottish Secure Tenancies: guidance for social landlords

    Guidance for social landlords on using the changes to the law on assignation, subletting, joint tenancies and succession introduced in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014.

  115. Practical fire safety guidance for existing specialised housing and other supported domestic accommodation: consultation

    We are gathering views on draft Fire Safety Guidance for Specialised Housing (and other supported domestic accommodation). We will use the responses to further develop and refine the guidance.

  116. Improved energy efficiency standards reducing bills

    Social landlords lead the way.

  117. Energy efficiency grants for social landlords

    Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction.

  118. Number of new build homes completed tops 20,000 for the first time in a decade

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  119. More affordable homes completed

    Large increase in the total number of affordable and social rented homes.

  120. Short Scottish Secure Tenancies for antisocial behaviour and miscellaneous changes: statutory guidance for social landlords

    Statutory guidance for social landlords on using the changes to the law on short Scottish secure tenancies introduced in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014.

  121. Streamlined eviction process - criminal or antisocial behaviour: statutory guidance for social landlords

    Guidance on using the streamlined eviction process when recovering possession of a tenancy in criminal or antisocial behaviour cases.

  122. Short Scottish Secure Tenancy for homeowners: guidance for social landlords

    Guidance on using the ground for granting a short Scottish Secure Tenancy to a homeowner introduced in the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014.

  123. Help for affordable homes

    Extra funding for councils.

  124. Social Tenants in Scotland, 2017

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.  

  125. Social tenants in Scotland 2017

    Overview of social tenants and social rented housing in Scotland for 2017, covering information on stock, households, housing flows, rents and income.

  126. Social housing allocations in Scotland: practice guide

    Guidance on allocating homes in the social rented sector.

  127. £40m charitable bonds funding for affordable homes

    Investment to help deliver ambitious affordable housing target.

  128. Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH): guidance for social landlords (revised February 2019)

    Revised guidance for social landlords on the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH), February 2019.

  129. Freedom of information: extension of coverage to registered social landlords - EQIA

    Equality impact assessment (EQIA) of a draft order extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to registered social landlords and their subsidiaries.

  130. Freedom of information: extension of coverage to registered social landlords - BRIA

    Business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) of a draft order extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to registered social landlords and their subsidiaries.

  131. Freedom of Information: extension of coverage to registered social landlords - consultation response

    Conclusions following consultation on a draft order under section 5 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 which proposes to extend the coverage of FOI legislation to registered social landlords and their subsidiaries.

  132. More homes for Scotland

    Funding increase will help deliver affordable housing. 

  133. Supporting asylum seekers

    Funding for housing services.

  134. More homes for Scotland

    Affordable housing programme on target at halfway point.

  135. Together we can, together we will: consultation

    Consultation by National Consultation of Rural Advisers (NCRA) to help inform recommendations for Scottish Government on future policy direction for the rural economy.

  136. Housing statistics for Scotland quarterly update: June 2018

    Information on recent trends in new build housing starts and completions, the Affordable Housing Supply Programme and local authority house sales including Right to Buy.

  137. Affordable housing approvals up 14% to 11,680 in latest year

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  138. Impact of UK Government welfare cuts

    New report highlights effects on housing. 

  139. Building a fairer Scotland

    £756 million investment in affordable housing.   

  140. Extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to registered social landlords: consultation

    This consultation is on the terms of the draft order extending coverage of Scotland's Freedom of Information legislation to Registered Social Landlords.

  141. Discretionary Housing Payments

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  142. £15 million for affordable housing

    Innovative funding scheme contributes to 50,000 affordable homes target.

  143. Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes consultation: interim equality impact assessment

    Assessment published in connection with consultation on new standards for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish housing across all tenures.

  144. Life for people in Scotland in 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  145. Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

    Short report summarising the key findings from the Scottish household survey 2016: annual report.

  146. Scottish household survey 2016: annual report

    Results from the 2016 edition of the continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

  147. Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes consultation: partial business and regulatory impact assessment

    Partial impact assessment published in connection with consultation on new standards for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish housing.

  148. Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes: consultation

    Consultation seeking views on possible changes to standards required for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes.

  149. Building and fire safety working group minutes: 28 June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 28 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  150. Building and fire safety working group minutes: 20 June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 20 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  151. Building and fire safety working group: work programme

    Outline of work to be undertaken by the building and fire safety Ministerial Working Group.

  152. Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  153. Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  154. £10 million for affordable housing

    Investment for homes in the Highlands

  155. Scottish Social Housing Charter April 2017

    The Charter helps to improve the quality and value of services provided by social landlords in Scotland.

  156. Tenant participation newsletter 2017

    A newsletter which gives an outline of Scottish Government priorities for tenants, residents and landlords throughout Scotland.

  157. Housing statistics quarterly update: March 2017

    Quarterly publication providing statistics on recent trends in housing, including new builds, affordable housing and local authority housing.

  158. Social Tenants in Scotland 2015

    This is a new statistical publication that presents an overview of social tenants and social rented housing in Scotland for the year 2015.

  159. New statistical publication - Social Tenants in Scotland, 2015

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  160. Scottish Flexibilities for Universal Credit

    New powers to be used to meet needs of people of Scotland

  161. Funding for housing projects

    Grants of £1.65m to help homeless and vulnerable people.

  162. Consultation on extending Freedom of Information to registered social landlords

    We are inviting views on proposals to extend Freedom of Information legislation to registered social landlords.

  163. Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  164. Homelessness in Scotland decreases

    Homeless applications also reduced.

  165. Homelessness and Housing Options statistics published

    A National and Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  166. Affordable homes target exceeded by 10%

    Scotland leads way in UK.

  167. Welfare reforms affecting housing

    Table listing the main welfare reforms which will have an impact on housing.

  168. Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for social landlords

    Technical guidance for social landlords relating to housing standards.

  169. 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.

  170. Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 and 2010: repossession guidance for social landlords

    Statutory guidance aimed at social landlords, giving guidance on pre-action requirements and recent changes to repossession orders.

  171. Social housing allocations: a practice guide

    A guide for social landlords who allocate mainstream, or general needs, social housing.

  172. Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for tenants of social landlords

    Guidance about the standard for tenants of local authority and registered social landlords (RSLs).

  173. Housing allocations: ensuring fairness

    The rules social landlords must follow to make sure the way they allocate houses is fair.

  174. Successful tenant participation: guidance

    Good practice advice and support for tenants groups, individual tenants, councils and housing association staff.

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