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Grenfell Inquiry and extension of notice periods discussed at Social Housing Resilience Group meeting

The Scottish Government delivered a presentation on its response to the Grenfell Inquiry and was given evidence on the consequences of the extension of notice periods during a meeting of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) this week.

Published 28 August 2020

SFHA seeks members’ views on Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is encouraging its members with experience of heat networks to help the organisation inform its evidence to the Scottish Parliament on the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill.

Published 21 August 2020

SFHA updates COVID-19 briefing note on practical governance advice

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has published the fourth version of its COVID-19 practical governance advice briefing.

Published 21 August 2020

SFHA: Scottish Government must consider full consequences of extending eviction notice period

The Scottish Government should revert the notice period for evictions in the social housing sector on the grounds of anti-social behaviour back to one month from three to prevent suffering from other household members, tenants, and communities, according to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 20 August 2020

Cycling Scotland welcomes success of popular Social Housing Partnership Fund

The first round a fund for registered social landlords in Scotland to encourage more people to walk and cycle for everyday journeys has been oversubscribed, providing funding for 46 projects from 33 social housing providers, a progress report into the initiative has revealed.

Published 20 August 2020

SFHA provides Social Housing Financial Resilience Forum update

The Social Housing Financial Resilience Forum met for the fourth time in early August to discuss the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the social housing sector.

Published 17 August 2020

Models of care and support on agenda at Social Housing Resilience Group meeting

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) met this week to discuss care and support and a data collection report from the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 14 August 2020

SFHA: Achieving HARSAG ambitions dependent on delivering enough affordable homes

The recommendations of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) will only be met if Scotland has enough affordable homes, according to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 7 August 2020

£1.5m Homelessness Prevention Fund to open for applications

A new £1.5 million fund open to housing associations and co-operatives to support initiatives to prevent homelessness will open for applications shortly.

Published 7 August 2020

Evictions and care models on agenda at Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) held a discussion surrounding the moratorium on evictions this week and agreed to undergo further work on the subject.

Published 24 July 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses Affordable Housing Supply Programme and housing sector recovery workplan

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has given its weekly update on the work of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) as the group discussed the current Affordable Housing Supply Programme, Social Renewal Advisory Board and housing sector recovery workplan.

Published 17 July 2020

Strategic partnership to reinforce social housing sector’s role in tackling homelessness

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Homeless Network Scotland (HNS) have today announced they will be forming a strategic partnership with the aim of strengthening the social housing sector’s role in tackling homelessness.

Published 16 July 2020

SFHA updates health & safety and practical governance advice briefings

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations has updated its COVID-19 briefings on health & safety and practical governance advice.

Published 16 July 2020

New guidance on Section 11 processes issued by SFHA and Scotland’s Housing Network

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Scotland’s Housing Network have published guidance on Section 11 processes to help minimise tenancy failure and prevent homelessness.

Published 15 July 2020

Hillcrest and Abertay awarded £175k to support local community through COVID challenges

Hillcrest Homes and Abertay Housing Association have been awarded £175k to help support the local communities along with key partners Dundee City Council through challenges that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 10 July 2020