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Scottish Government tops up Discretionary Housing Payments with extra £5m

An additional £5 million will be made available to local authorities through Discretionary Housing Payments to support tenants under severe financial pressure during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 22 May 2020

SFHA updates care & support and service delivery COVID-19 briefings

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing on care & support to include interim guidance on PCR testing in care homes and the management of test positive residents and staff.

Published 20 May 2020

Scottish Procurement Alliance to host procurement webinar

The Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) is to host a free webinar tomorrow members of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) on the future of procurement.

Published 19 May 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses legacy payment energy meters

Tenants’ experiences with energy suppliers including issues with legacy payment meters and with specific suppliers have been raised to the sector’s trade association thanks to the work carried out by the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG).

Published 15 May 2020

The Margaret Taylor Interview: Sally Thomas

It is almost three years since Sally Thomas left her role at Teesside-based North Star Housing Association to become chief executive of membership organisation the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Having spent her entire career in the English social housing sector she made the move north, she says, because she was “becoming increasingly frustrated by the financial, social and economic environment in England in terms of what social housing could do and the value it could bring”.

Published 12 May 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses PPE and Regulator returns

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) is arranging access to a new national personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement option for housing associations. 

Published 11 May 2020

SFHA issues briefing note on key worker testing and allocations

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing on service delivery to include updates on key worker testing, allocations and links to external sources.

Published 6 May 2020

SFHA provides Social Housing Resilience Group update

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has given its weekly update of the key issues discussed by the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG).

Published 1 May 2020

SFHA publishes COVID-19 briefing note on housing association finance

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has published its tenth COVID-19 briefing note which focuses on housing association finance.

Published 28 April 2020

Housing minister meets Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) was joined by housing minister Kevin Stewart last week as it continued to deal with the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 27 April 2020

New health & safety and care & support advice issued by SFHA

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefings on health & safety and care & support.

Published 22 April 2020

SFHA updates service delivery briefing note

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing on service delivery to include guidance for the construction sector and how to manage service withdrawal.

Published 21 April 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group provides weekly update

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has continued to deal with the significant challenges the coronavirus outbreak is causing. 

Published 16 April 2020

SFHA provides Social Housing Resilience Group update

The Social Housing Resilience Group has been addressing a number of issues identified by social landlords during the past week.

Published 14 April 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group progress report

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has provided a progress report on the work of the Social Housing Resilience Group.

Published 3 April 2020