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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 alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.

Published 5 September 2019

SFHA: Programme for Government provides cause for some optimism – but doesn’t help with future planning

The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government contains a lot for social housing providers to be pleased with but they still need more information to help them plan for the future, according to SFHA chief executive, Sally Thomas.

Published 5 September 2019

Social housing sector’s ‘culture of continuous improvement’ reflected in new report

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator reinforces the fact social housing providers continue to provide great homes in great places, SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas has said.

Published 3 September 2019

SFHA unveils board director election results

The results of the Scottish Federation of Housing Association’s board director elections were announced this week at the federation’s AGM in Edinburgh.

Published 30 August 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

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 challenges welfare secretary to address major social security concerns

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has challenged parliamentary under-secretary of state for welfare delivery Will Quince MP to address the “major concerns” it has regarding social security delivery.

Published 15 August 2019

Cloch looks to the future with ‘Recruit Challenge’

Cloch Housing Association hosted a very successful Recruit Challenge at Port Glasgow Schools Campus.

Published 8 August 2019

Maggie Brünjes: SFHA and Homeless Network join up to Prioritise Prevention

Maggie Brünjes, who leads the Homeless Network, previews the charity’s upcoming annual conference and welcomes the SFHA as event partner.

Published 1 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

Glasgow housing associations urged to take action against asylum seekers accommodation providers

Housing associations have responded to calls for them to take action against the private housing contractors providing accommodation for asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Published 11 July 2019

SFHA: ‘Support needs’ are a mandate for further investment

The publication of the latest ‘Homelessness in Scotland’ statistics highlight an “alarming need” for support for many of the most vulnerable people across the country, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has warned.

Published 1 July 2019

Kids can’t wait for new income supplement, warns Scotland’s civic society

Housing associations, homelessness charities and organisations from across Scottish society have today written a joint letter to call on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to speed up the introduction of a new income supplement to tackle child poverty.

Published 24 June 2019

Tenement maintenance working group’s final recommendations report calls for change in legislation

Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.

Published 5 June 2019