Asset Management, Maintenance and Development

Our communities of practice are a group of like minded professionals that work (or have an interest in) an area of housing practice.

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Effective asset management is a vital function for the housing sector. This community of practice enables members to come together and share best practice in delivering productive, positive services for your communities.

This community of practice explores the practice and strategic approaches to ensure that you are delivering the best services for your communities.

Who is it for

This community of practice is for both local authority and RSL members and will meet four times per year. 

Key Content


Zero Carbon and its impact on asset management


The key drivers for the future of strategic asset management


Using IoT to aid asset management


Stock condition surveys and beyond


Technologies and approaches to support EESSH2


Taking a fabric first approach to retrofit


Passivhaus in the social housing sector


Latest News

Electric Vehicle Charging Point Recommended Practice Update March 2024

The network has updated the EVCP Recommended Practice guide to include more information and around communal charging points and the impact to tenants on their future charging costs.

Scotland’s Housing Network visit to Connect Modular

Scotland's Housing Network members visited Connect Modular on 25th January this year to find out all about the potential benefits of modular homes.

Social Housing Net Zero Heat Fund Workshops

Zero Waste Scotland will host some workshops on the Social Housing Net Zero Heat Fund to inform prospective applicants of available grant fundings for heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects.

Publications and reports

Member Query – Smart Meters at Void – April 2024

Responses received to a recent member query relating to the installation of smart meters at void. April 2024.

Voids and Relets for RSLs

This presentation provides a summary of findings from a recent survey of the networks RSL members on the topic of voids and relets.

Wheelchair Accessible Housing Targets – A review of local authority Strategic Housing Investment Plans 2024-2029 – March 2024

SHN report on LA's Wheelchair Accessible Housing Targets as set out in the most recent round of SHIPS at time of writing, 2024-2029.

Past Events

Voids and re-lets discussion

This first meeting of the repairs and maintenance forum will focus on best practice with regards to voids and relets.
27th Mar 2024
Microsoft Teams

Asset Management and Development Forum

We will be joined by SGN regarding the requirements for retrofit works, in regard to PAS 2023/35:2019.
22nd Feb 2024
Microsoft Teams

Housing Management for Local Authorities

This meeting of the LA Housing Management forum will focus on best practice with regard to voids and relets. Members of the LA Asset Management/Maintenance group are also invited to attend.
30th Jan 2024
Microsoft Teams

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