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Berwickshire Housing Association apprentice completes SFHA challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor has successfully completed this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 14 July 2015

Budget 2015: New welfare changes as damaging as bedroom tax

The chief executive of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said new welfare changes could be as devastating to the sector as the bedroom tax.

Published 9 July 2015

England: Rent reduction to set back affordable housebuilding

The UK government's commitment to 1 per cent annual rent reductions in the social rented sector will negatively affect affordable housebuilding, according to independent analysis.

Published 9 July 2015

Charities urge UK government to steer away from further welfare cuts

Thirteen of Scotland’s leading charities have appealed to the UK government to find new ways of reducing public spending ahead of £12 billion in additional cuts to the welfare bill in next week’s emergency budget.

Published 30 June 2015

Castlehill committee member departs after 28 years of service

Castlehill Housing Association’s longest serving committee member Dr Nick Williams is to leave the Association after 28 years of service.

Published 24 June 2015

Green cashback scheme for social landlords given £5m boost

A green cashback scheme which offers funding to housing associations and local authority landlords towards energy efficiency measures is to reopen after a £5 million investment pledge by the Scottish Government.

Published 4 June 2015

SFHA celebrates 40 years as national body for Scottish housing associations and co-operatives

To mark its 40th anniversary year, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is kicking off the celebrations at its annual conference.

Published 3 June 2015

Apprentice Challenge highlights the importance of nurturing young talent

A national two-day challenge for housing apprentices will kick off today.

Published 3 June 2015

BHA apprentice ready to take on SFHA Apprentice Challenge

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has congratulated its modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor after she gained a place at this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

Published 3 June 2015

Housing minister marks Apprenticeship Week by launching SFHA Apprentice Challenge 2015

Housing minister Margaret Burgess marked the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week (May 18-22) by launching a national challenge for housing apprentices yesterday.

Published 19 May 2015

Maureen Watson to leave SFHA

Maureen Watson is to leave the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) after more than 25 years, following a restructure of the organisation.

Published 13 May 2015

SFHA calls for early focus on devolution

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has urged the record cohort of SNP MPs heading to Westminster to make the devolution of further powers to Scotland a priority.

Published 11 May 2015

Universal Credit and rent controls dominate Dundee West hustings

Representatives from five of the General Election candidates for the Dundee West constituency came together last night to debate social housing and devolution last night in a hustings organised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and co-hosted by Angus Housing Association.

Published 29 April 2015

Public invited to question Dundee West candidates at housing hustings

The candidates for the five main parties in Dundee West will gather for a public debate on social housing and related issues next week in an event co-hosted by Angus Housing Association and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 21 April 2015

Parties debate social housing and devolution in Scotland

Representatives from four of Scotland's political parties debated social housing and devolution last night in a hustings organised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 17 April 2015