Aberdeen Soroptimist Housing Society Ltd

Assurance Statement

In accordance with requirements of the Scottish Housing Regulator, the Governing Body of the Aberdeen Soroptimist Housing Society have today, 24 October 2019 submitted their first Assurance Statement confirming that, based on comprehensive evidence available to them and scrutinised throughout the year the Governing Body is confident that  Aberdeen Soroptimist Housing Society complies with the regulatory requirements and standards set out in Chapter 3 of the Regulatory Framework.

Please find our assurance statement below:

Assurance Statement.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The Aberdeen Soroptimist Housing Society Ltd., wish to invite you to our Annual General Meeting which will take place at 6.00pm on Monday 20 July 2020.

Due to the current Coronavirus lockdown restrictions the AGM will take on a different format this year as we are not able to safely hold a physical meeting. On this occasion the AGM will therefore be held virtually via Zoom. A Zoom meeting can be joined either by video via a camera enabled computer or smart device (like tablet or smart phone) or alternatively you can telephone into a meeting.

 If you would like to attend the AGM via Zoom either by video link or by telephone we need notification of this is advance of the meeting so that we can provide you with the information you need to do this. Please RSVP to Sofia Redford by email to sredford@ospreyhousing.org.uk or by phone on 01224 548015 no later than Friday 10 July.

The following papers are available to view.


Freedom of Information

Aberdeen Soroptimist Housing Society Ltd is a local organisation of charitable status. Osprey Housing became the managing agent for the Society in June 2008 and have taken on the role as their housing services provider.

The Society provides 1 bedroom flats for single women of over 60 years of age and accommodation for a person with disabilities and their carer.

Formed in 1983 by Dr. Mary Esslemont, who left in her will Mile End House to the Soroptimist International of Aberdeen, with the sole intention of providing housing to women over 60 years of age. In a collaboration with grant funding and Scottish Homes this body regulates Housing Associations and other Registered Social Landlords just like Osprey Housing.

The Society is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors.

Information on the board members will be available here shortly.

For more details see Freedom of Information section.

If you would like to learn more about Soroptimists download our tenant handbook or visit the Soroptimist International http://www.soroptimistinternational.org/ web site.

If you are interested in applying for a property, please download an application form.


Chairman - Alison Mitchell

Housing Officer - Elaine Bowie
Tel: 01224 548023
E-mail: ebowie@ospreyhousing.org.uk