SFHA calls for more Scottish Government support in wake of Brexit report

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to a new report commissioned by the Scottish Government which claims that the “UK’s exit from the EU is highly likely to negatively impact the most vulnerable people” by calling on the government to put measures in place to support tenants across Scotland.

Published 28 January 2020

SFHA calls on Scottish Government to deliver support services for tenants in preparation for Brexit

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is calling on the Scottish Government to put measures in place to support vulnerable tenants across Scotland if there is an unplanned and disorderly Brexit and has committed to working with the government in order to deliver it.

Published 9 October 2019

Scottish Government no-deal Brexit preparations includes £7m poverty fund

The no-deal Brexit preparations published yesterday by the Scottish Government have revealed that a £7 million poverty fund will be implemented if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Published 9 October 2019

Scottish Government welcomes 15% increase of new housing supply

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has welcomed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new housing but has warned that a no-deal Brexit could have a damaging effect on future growth.

Published 24 September 2019

SFHA CEO: Social housing sector ‘should be confident’ about the future

Scotland’s social housing sector can be confident about the future despite ongoing political uncertainty, SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas has said.

Published 29 August 2019

Queens Cross Housing Association reassures EU tenants over Brexit

Queens Cross Housing Association has outlined the steps that it is taking to help its EU national tenants prepare for Brexit.

Published 2 May 2019

Builders discuss planning and Brexit concerns with cabinet secretary

Senior representatives of Scotland’s home building industry have held face-to-face discussions with cabinet secretary for communities and local government Aileen Campbell MSP to discuss the importance of implementing an improved planning system in the midst of ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

Published 8 April 2019

Queens Cross reassures EU tenants over Brexit

Tenants of Queens Cross Housing Association affected by plans for the UK to leave the EU will be reassured at a special drop-in-session to explain the legalities of their post Brexit status.

Published 26 March 2019

Brexit uncertainty ‘damaging Scottish housing market’

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has warned that the prolonged uncertainty surrounding Brexit will likely further damage the Scottish housing market.

Published 14 March 2019

Regulator underlines the need for RSLs to plan for Brexit

The Scottish Housing Regulator has written to all RSLs to underline the importance of compliance with Regulatory Standards in the context of uncertainty around Brexit.

Published 25 February 2019

England: Regulator warns HAs of no-deal Brexit

Housing associations in England and Wales have warned by the regulator to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

Published 15 February 2019

Housing associations fear Brexit will decrease capacity to deliver new homes

A new report on the potential impact of leaving the European Union on Scottish housing associations and co-operatives has found that 80% of respondents foresee a possible negative impact while 70% think Brexit will decrease the capacity of the construction workforce to deliver new homes.

Published 5 April 2017