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  1. NEWS

    28 Jun 2018 12:00

    Support for businesses and households affected by Glasgow fire

    95% of hardship relief and emergency funding for residents provided by Scottish Government.

  2. Factsheet

    03 Apr 2018

    Fire and smoke alarms: changes to the law

    What homeowners need to know.

  3. Advice and guidance

    29 Mar 2018

    Property Factors (Scotland) 2011 Act: annual update guidance

    Our guidance for property factors on annual property and land updates.

  4. Guidance

    25 Oct 2017

    Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE) scheme: information for buyers

    Information for buyers including eligibility criteria and the application process.

  5. Guidance

    25 Oct 2017

    New Supply Shared Equity (NSSE) scheme: administrative procedures

    Operational guidance for registered social landlords and local authorities.

  6. Guidance

    25 Oct 2017

    Help to Buy Affordable New Build scheme: administrative procedures

    Guidance for administering agents on managing and assessing applications.

  7. NEWS

    25 Oct 2017 10:46

    Affordable housing for older people

    Shared equity schemes increase access to housing and home ownership.

  8. NEWS

    20 Oct 2017 09:41

    Council tax dwellings and tax base figures for 2017

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  9. 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.

  10. NEWS

    11 Sep 2017 10:00

    Nuisance calls action plan

    New measures introduced to tackle nuisance and scam callers.

  11. 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.

  12. NEWS

    08 Sep 2017 00:01

    Home safety paramount

    Consultation on protecting homes against fire and smoke.

  13. NEWS

    13 Jun 2017 09:30

    29% increase in affordable housing approvals

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  14. NEWS

    31 Mar 2017 10:22

    Widening access to home ownership support

    Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme higher price cap retained for 2018/19.

  15. NEWS

    28 Mar 2017 09:35

    Drop in home repossessions

    Sharp drop in repossessions going through court.

  16. NEWS

    28 Mar 2017 09:31

    Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2015-16

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  17. Statistics publication

    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.

  18. Publication

    19 Jan 2017

    Low-cost Initiative for First Time Buyers: equality impact assessment

    Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) for Low-cost Initiative for First Time Buyers (LIFT) shared equity schemes.

  19. Correspondence

    23 Sep 2016

    Open Market Shared Equity Scheme (OMSE) update of administrative procedures

    This guidance note (MHDGN 2016/06) informs you of the changes to the Open Market Shared Equity Scheme Administrative Procedures

  20. NEWS

    13 Sep 2016 15:41

    Housing boost for the islands

    Minister announces £5 million Islands Housing Fund.

  21. Statistics publication

    13 Sep 2016

    Housing statistics 2016: key trends summary

    Summary of the key trends in the housing statistics for 2016.

  22. Statistics publication

    13 Sep 2016

    Housing statistics: quarterly update, September 2016

    Quarterly statistical publication on recent trends in new builds, the Affordable Housing Supply Programme and local authority house sales.

  23. NEWS

    19 Aug 2016 10:33

    50 affordable homes for Fort William

    £2.5m charitable bond used to fund new homes.

  24. Guidance

    12 Aug 2016

    New Supply Shared Equity administrative procedures

    Guidance for registered social landlords and grant providers on New Supply Shared Equity (NSSE) administrative procedures.

  25. Correspondence

    11 Aug 2016

    Shared equity - administration procedures for OMSE and NSSE: guidance

    Changes to administrative procedures for Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE) and New Supply Shared Equity (NSSE) schemes (ref. MHDGN 2016/05).

  26. Correspondence

    05 Aug 2016

    Managing and enforcing shared equity agreements: guidance for social landlords

    Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation required in relation to managing and enforcing past and future shared equity agreements. (Ref: MHDGN 2016/04)

  27. NEWS

    14 Jun 2016 09:31

    Affordable homes target exceeded by 10%

    Scotland leads way in UK.

  28. Factsheet

    16 May 2016

    Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011: fit and proper person factsheet

    Overview of how the property factor registration fit and proper person test is applied.

  29. Guidance

    13 May 2016

    Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE) administrative procedures: 2016

    Provides detailed operational guidance for agents who administer the Open Market Shared Equity Scheme on behalf of the Scottish Government. Now superseded.

  30. Guidance

    13 May 2016

    Open Market Shared Equity Scheme (OMSE) Information Leaflet

    Open Market Shared Equity Scheme (OMSE) Information Leaflet

  31. Advice and guidance

    06 May 2016

    Home Owners' Support Fund: guidance for trustees

    Guidance note intended to assist trustees acting on behalf of applicants to the Home Owners' Support Fund (HOSF).

  32. Advice and guidance

    22 Apr 2016

    Home Owners' Support Fund: apartment rental charges by council area

    The average apartment rent charges used to calculate grants for our Home Owners' Support Fund.

  33. Advice and guidance

    02 Feb 2016

    Enforcement of the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011

    Description of what happens if a property factor does not comply with the 2011 Act.

  34. Factsheet

    28 Jul 2015

    Fees payable by property factors on registration

    The fees property factors must pay to join the Property Factor Register.

  35. Publication

    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.

  36. Guidance

    18 Jul 2014

    Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE) administrative procedures: 2014

    Provides detailed operational guidance for agents who administer the Open Market Shared Equity Scheme on behalf of the Scottish Government. Now superseded.

  37. Factsheet

    04 Apr 2014

    Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE): local price thresholds

    The area-based limits set on the price of homes that can be bought under our Open Market Shared Equity scheme.

  38. Consultation responses

    28 Mar 2014

    Responses to the Consultation on the Home Report

    Responses to the consultation on the Home Report.

  39. Publication

    13 Jul 2012

    Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011: Code of conduct for Property Factors

    The code of conduct part of the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 which property factors are required to abide to.