Running the AssociationInformation for tenants and residents

Grampian Housing Association is run and governed by a voluntary Board of Management made up of tenants, residents and people from the community who are committed to providing affordable homes for people in housing need.  A copy of our rules can be downloaded here.

We recognise the importance of good governance to protect the interests of our tenants and residents as well as people we hope to help in the future.  The Association is registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) and we also recognise our responsibility to meet the standards the Regulator expects.  These are set down in legislation and guidance.

In April 2012, the Scottish Housing Regulator published 'Regulation of Social Housing in Scotland, Our Framework'.  This publication sets out how the Regulator will approach the regulation of social landlords in Scotland and also sets out those standards the Regulator expects of social landlords in regard to governance and financial management.

If you wish to find out more about this document and other regulatory matters, then please visit the Scottish Housing Regulator's website at www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk.

In the introduction to the required standards, the Regulator makes it clear that they expect social landlords such as Grampian Housing Association to assess themselves against the standards and to report this to tenants.  As a body committed to good governance, the Association undertook this with the assistance of an independent external organisation.  Using someone external helped to ensure that the assessment was vigorous and complete as well as drawing on knowledge that those who carried out the assessment had in the area.

Further updates will be provided as the Association continues to build on this solid foundation of good governance. 

Latest News

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Grampian Housing Association Regulation Plan 2018/19

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Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme extended

£100 million investment in scheme to assist home buyers. The Scottish Government has announced that the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme will be extended beyond 2019, helping more people purchase a new-build...

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Office Closure - Monday 7 May 2018

Our Aberdeen and Elgin offices will be closed on Monday 7 May 2018 for the Public Holiday.  Please call 0300 123 9279 to report an EMERGENCY REPAIR (e.g. significant leak or total loss...

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Vice Chair achieves housing qualificatio…

The vice chairman of Grampian Housing Association has become the organisation’s first voluntary Board member to achieve a new qualification in housing.  Peter Kennedy, who is also one of the Association’s...

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Mutual Exchange Policy

Following consultation with both tenants and current housing applicants in January, the proposed changes to the Mutual Exchange Policy were adopted, as of 26th January 2018. To see the full...

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Christmas Office Closure (22/12/17 - 3/1…

This festive season our Aberdeen and Elgin offices will be closed as follows: From 1pm on Friday 22 December - Wednesday 3 January 2018 (9am: Aberdeen office / 10am: Elgin office) During this...

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RGU student awarded David Young memorial…

A quantity surveying graduate of Robert Gordon University has been awarded an annual prize in memory of a former chairman of Grampian Housing Association.   James Valentine, who now lives and works...

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