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
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
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
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
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 has outlined the steps that it is taking to help its EU national tenants prepare for Brexit.
Published 2 May 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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