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Scottish Housing Day report shows high level of public awareness towards climate emergency but less certainty about housing

The Scottish Housing Day partners have commissioned research with the support of Aico to find out more about public awareness and attitudes towards housing and the climate emergency in Scotland.

Published 15 September 2021

Tony Cain: Achieving zero carbon in social housing - it’s haste we need, not speed

With next week's Scottish Housing Day set to explore the challenges for the social housing sector to meet net zero carbon emissions, ALACHO policy manager Tony Cain argues that evidence-based solutions are more important than quick ones.

Published 6 September 2021

New guide published to support social landlords with equality data collection

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has published a new guide to support social landlords with equalities data collection.

Published 20 August 2021

Climate crisis debate to be held in memory of Alan Ferguson

A Scottish Housing Day debate is to be held in memory of Alan Ferguson.

Published 17 August 2021

Scottish Housing Day returns for 2021

Scottish Housing Day is back for the sixth year and will take place on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Published 28 June 2021

Report: Current policies fail to ensure human right to an adequate home

Housing is a human right and ensuring that every household has an adequate house is one of the key obligations on the Scottish Government and local councils but a new report published by the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) has shown that not every household enjoys this right and current housing policies may not be doing enough to improve things.

Published 9 June 2021

ALACHO and CaCHE prepare to unveil research into human right to adequate housing in Scotland

The Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) are to launch a report on the human right to adequate housing in Scotland next week.

Published 1 June 2021

Housing bodies concerned infrastructure investment plan will not address demand for homes

The Scottish Government’s £24 billion infrastructure investment plan could fall short of providing the affordable housing need facing Scotland over the next five years, a collection of housing organisations have warned.

Published 1 October 2020

Scottish Housing Day focused on the value of social housing

The Scottish Government must make investment in social housing the centrepiece of its COVID-19 recovery plan, according to a new report published to mark Scottish Housing Day.

Published 16 September 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group convened to tackle coronavirus

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has convened a group of key organisations in order to respond to the evolving and significant challenges which the social housing sector is experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  

Published 27 March 2020

Right to housing must be incorporated in Scots law, according to new report

A new report calling for the incorporation of human rights legislation in Scotland so everyone has access to a safe, affordable home has been published to mark Scottish Housing Day.

Published 18 September 2019

Housing providers unite to tackle leading cause of women’s homelessness

New guidance has been launched today to help social landlords and local authority housing providers offer a safer and more consistent approach to domestic abuse – the number one cause of women and children’s homelessness in Scotland.

Published 26 August 2019

SFHA updates Self-Assurance Toolkit

A new Self-Assurance Toolkit for all social housing providers and local authorities has been published by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 1 August 2019

Collaborative workshops launched to explore offsite construction of affordable homes

The first of a series of collaborative workshops to explore ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes has been launched at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) by housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 3 May 2019

Housing bodies to develop Self-Assurance Toolkit

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF), the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO), and the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) are to work together on the development of a Self-Assurance Toolkit.

Published 24 April 2019