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  1. Consultation paper

    12 Jun 2018

    National Council of Rural Advisers - A rural conversation: together we can, together we will

    Consultation to help inform recommendations for Scottish Government on future policy direction for the rural economy.

  2. Statistics publication

    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.

  3. NEWS

    12 Jun 2018 09:30

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

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  4. NEWS

    13 May 2018 00:01

    Impact of UK Government welfare cuts

    New report highlights effects on housing. 

  5. NEWS

    20 Dec 2017 00:01

    Building a fairer Scotland

    £756 million investment in affordable housing.   

  6. NEWS

    28 Nov 2017 10:15

    Discretionary Housing Payments

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  7. NEWS

    06 Nov 2017 09:40

    £15 million for affordable housing

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

  8. 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.

  9. NEWS

    26 Sep 2017 09:39

    Life for people in Scotland in 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  10. Statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

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

  11. Statistics publication

    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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  18. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  19. NEWS

    23 Jun 2017 10:23

    £10 million for affordable housing

    Investment for homes in the Highlands

  20. Publication

    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.

  21. Newsletter

    14 Mar 2017

    Tenant participation newsletter 2017

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

  22. 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.

  23. Statistics publication

    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.

  24. NEWS

    14 Feb 2017 09:30

    New statistical publication - Social Tenants in Scotland, 2015

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  25. NEWS

    13 Jan 2017 09:26

    Scottish Flexibilities for Universal Credit

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

  26. NEWS

    06 Jan 2017 10:50

    Funding for housing projects

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

  27. 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.

  28. NEWS

    07 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  29. NEWS

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness and Housing Options statistics published

    A National and Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  30. NEWS

    28 Jun 2016 09:30

    Homelessness in Scotland decreases

    Homeless applications also reduced.

  31. NEWS

    14 Jun 2016 09:31

    Affordable homes target exceeded by 10%

    Scotland leads way in UK.

  32. Factsheet

    07 Jun 2016

    Welfare reforms affecting housing

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

  33. Advice and guidance

    01 Jun 2016

    Scottish Housing Quality Standard: guidance for social landlords

    Technical guidance for social landlords relating to housing standards.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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).

  38. Factsheet

    09 Sep 2009

    Housing allocations: ensuring fairness

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

  39. 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.