1. NEWS

    27 Jun 2019 11:04

    Improved energy efficiency standards reducing bills

    Social landlords lead the way.

  2. NEWS

    12 Jun 2019 10:34

    Energy efficiency grants for social landlords

    Extra funding to make homes warmer and promote carbon reduction.

  3. NEWS

    11 Jun 2019 09:34

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

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  4. NEWS

    11 Jun 2019 09:30

    More affordable homes completed

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

  5. Advice and guidance

    01 May 2019

    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.

  6. Advice and guidance

    01 May 2019

    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.

  7. Advice and guidance

    01 May 2019

    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.

  8. NEWS

    30 Apr 2019 10:56

    Help for affordable homes

    Extra funding for councils.

  9. NEWS

    16 Apr 2019 10:14

    Social Tenants in Scotland, 2017

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.  

  10. Statistics

    16 Apr 2019

    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.

  11. Advice and guidance

    26 Feb 2019

    Social housing allocations in Scotland: practice guide

    Guidance on allocating homes in the social rented sector.

  12. NEWS

    19 Feb 2019 09:20

    £40m charitable bonds funding for affordable homes

    Investment to help deliver ambitious affordable housing target.

  13. Advice and guidance

    18 Feb 2019

    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.

  14. Publication

    08 Feb 2019

    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.

  15. Publication

    08 Feb 2019

    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.

  16. Publication

    08 Feb 2019

    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.

  17. NEWS

    25 Jan 2019 10:10

    More homes for Scotland

    Funding increase will help deliver affordable housing. 

  18. NEWS

    03 Oct 2018 13:27

    Supporting asylum seekers

    Funding for housing services.

  19. NEWS

    25 Sep 2018 10:00

    More homes for Scotland

    Affordable housing programme on target at halfway point.

  20. Consultation paper

    12 Jun 2018

    Together we can, together we will: consultation

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

  21. Statistics

    12 Jun 2018

    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.

  22. NEWS

    12 Jun 2018 09:30

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

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  23. NEWS

    13 May 2018 00:01

    Impact of UK Government welfare cuts

    New report highlights effects on housing. 

  24. NEWS

    20 Dec 2017 00:01

    Building a fairer Scotland

    £756 million investment in affordable housing.   

  25. Consultation paper

    06 Dec 2017

    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.

  26. NEWS

    28 Nov 2017 10:15

    Discretionary Housing Payments

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  27. NEWS

    06 Nov 2017 09:40

    £15 million for affordable housing

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

  28. Consultation paper

    26 Sep 2017

    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.

  29. NEWS

    26 Sep 2017 09:39

    Life for people in Scotland in 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  30. Statistics

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

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

  31. Statistics

    26 Sep 2017

    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.

  32. Consultation paper

    18 Sep 2017

    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.

  33. Consultation paper

    08 Sep 2017

    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.

  34. Minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    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.

  35. Minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    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.

  36. Minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    Building and fire safety working group: work programme

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

  37. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  38. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  39. NEWS

    23 Jun 2017 10:23

    £10 million for affordable housing

    Investment for homes in the Highlands

  40. Regulation/directive/order

    28 Mar 2017

    Scottish Social Housing Charter April 2017

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

  41. Correspondence

    14 Mar 2017

    Tenant participation newsletter 2017

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

  42. Statistics

    14 Mar 2017

    Housing statistics: quarterly update, March 2017

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

  43. Statistics

    14 Feb 2017

    Social Tenants in Scotland 2015: statistics

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

  44. NEWS

    14 Feb 2017 09:30

    New statistical publication - Social Tenants in Scotland, 2015

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  45. NEWS

    13 Jan 2017 09:26

    Scottish Flexibilities for Universal Credit

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

  46. NEWS

    06 Jan 2017 10:50

    Funding for housing projects

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

  47. Consultation paper

    01 Dec 2016

    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.

  48. NEWS

    07 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  49. NEWS

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness and Housing Options statistics published

    A National and Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  50. NEWS

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness in Scotland decreases

    Homeless applications also reduced.

  51. NEWS

    14 Jun 2016 09:31

    Affordable homes target exceeded by 10%

    Scotland leads way in UK.

  52. Factsheet

    07 Jun 2016

    Welfare reforms affecting housing

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

  53. Advice and guidance

    01 Jun 2016

    Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for social landlords

    Technical guidance for social landlords relating to housing standards.

  54. 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.

  55. Advice and guidance

    18 Jun 2012

    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.

  56. Advice and guidance

    31 Mar 2011

    Social housing allocations: a practice guide

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

  57. Advice and guidance

    18 Mar 2011

    Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for tenants of social landlords

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

  58. Factsheet

    09 Sep 2009

    Housing allocations: ensuring fairness

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

  59. Advice and guidance

    19 Jan 2009

    Successful tenant participation: guidance

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