This page provides a series of links for those who wish to explore the topic of housing in more detail.

The Scottish Government website has an area dedicated to housing, and you will find information on a range of important issues, including our current discussion about the future of housing policy in Scotland, 'Fresh Thinking, New Ideas'. You can also see the Housing (Scotland) Bill that sets out the need for the Charter.

You can also find the Housing (Scotland) Bill on The Scottish Parliament website. You can follow the progress of the Bill and read about the Parliamentary Committee that considered it in the Spring of 2010.

Tenant participation is an important part of the housing landscape. You can find out about the Regional Network of Tenant Organisations, and about organisations that exist to help maximise tenant participation on these websites.


Housing professionals are represented on the following websites.


Those interested in the issue of homelessness may find these websites useful.


The Scottish Housing Regulator regulates all social landlords in Scotland, with the aim of protecting the interests of tenants, as well as people who face homelessness or who have bought their house from a council or housing association.