Introduction

The Scottish Parliament approved the first Scottish Social Housing Charter in March. Thanks to all who gave their time and effort to help develop the Charter. You can download a copy of the Charter from this website.

This website contains material about the development of the current Charter, it is not live at the present time. It will become so when we start to review the Charter.

 
I am high priority medical for a bottom flat with my RSL and yet they publish a 19% annual allocation for general transfer list and a 4% allocation on high ...

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Alan Parker, Tenant - Shettleston

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It seems that much consideration has been given to the homeless but in my opinion a much more vulnerable group are those with physical disabilities.
People with physical disabilities even with ...

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We welcome the Housing Charter as we feel this will help benefit our membership and the work we do and the work of the housing provider and look forward to ...

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russell easton, Tenant - edinburgh

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The key is Tenancy Sustainment. Failing tenancies are bad news for people and bad business for landlords. There should be indicators published of the costs of failed tenancies.

Landlords could be ...

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Barry Marlow, Housing professional - Suffolk, England

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The key is Tenancy Sustainment. Failing tenancies are bad news for people and bad business for landlords. There should be indicators published of the costs of failed tenancies.

Landlords could be ...

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Barry Marlow, Housing professional - Suffolk, England

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I cannot for the life of me see where the concern is about red tape/beaurocracy re the Charter outcomes. Good quality services provided by existing landlords will not be ...

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hugh mcclung, Tenant - Stirling

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It seems that much consideration has been given to the homeless but in my opinion a much more vulnerable group are those with physical disabilities.
People with physical disabilities even with ...

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One of the major causes of homelessness is mental health problems / disabilities and yet there is no mention of mental health in the draft document. Mental health championing is ...

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Marilyne Ruth Kubath, Tenant - Perth

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News update

"Aberdeen City Council’s Tenant & Community Engagement Team, Carol Hannaford and Caroline Souter saw the Scottish Social Housing Charter as not only a great opportunity to get more tenants and residents involved but also to work in partnership with other Local Authorities and Housing Associations...

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Latest blogpost

"Aberdeen City Council’s Tenant & Community Engagement Team, Carol Hannaford and Caroline Souter saw the Scottish Social Housing Charter as not only a great opportunity to get more tenants and residents involved but also to work in partnership with other Local Authorities and Housing Associations in the North East."

Guest blog by Carol Hannaford

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| 18 January, 2013

"Fife Council recognises the importance of a full consultation with staff and tenants to ensure maximum input to the Scottish Social Housing Charter."

Our latest blog is by Derek Muir, Head of Housing at Fife Council.

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| 10 March, 2011