SFHA



New SFHA chief executive outlines her vision for the federation and sector

The new chief executive of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has outlined her vision for the SFHA and the sector moving forward.

Published 1 September 2017

SFHA appoints new chair

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced the election of its new chair, at a Board meeting following its AGM on Wednesday.

Published 1 September 2017

Scottish charities call for halt to roll-out of ‘flawed’ Universal Credit

A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland.

Published 31 August 2017

Less than one month to go until Scottish Housing Day 2017

With just under a month to go until Scottish Housing Day, the organisers behind the event are encouraging as many housing organisations as possible to get involved and consider hosting an event to raise public awareness of housing options and the great work people in housing do.

Published 31 August 2017

SFHA ‘concerned’ over social security bill’s tenancy sustainment capabilities

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has accused the Social Security (Scotland) Bill of saying little about the powers the Scottish Government could exercise that would assist tenants who need help to sustain their tenancy.

Published 30 August 2017

SFHA: Planning Bill proposals do not focus enough on increasing supply of affordable homes

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to the Scottish Government’s planning consultation by calling for a major focus on increasing the supply of affordable homes.

Published 15 August 2017

Housing crisis ‘hitting young Scots and PRS tenants more than most’

Young people and private renters are disproportionately affected by a “terrible shortage” of affordable homes in Scotland, according to a new report.

Published 8 August 2017

New SFHA chief executive looks forward to building on federation’s achievements

The housing sector is facing a challenging time but can also look forward to new opportunities, according to the new Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) chief executive who was welcomed into the post last week.

Published 31 July 2017

SFHA welcomes Sheenagh Simpson to public affairs team

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced the appointment of Sheenagh Simpson to its public affairs team as a policy lead (maternity cover).

Published 19 July 2017

RIHAF and SFHA to tackle fuel poverty through new strategy

As the Scottish Government prepares to begin a consultation in to fuel poverty, a new strategy has been drafted which could be adopted by the Rural & Islands Housing Associations Forum (RIHAF) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 13 July 2017

SFHA submits evidence on homelessness to Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has stressed the need to retain a focus on implementing the target of 50,000 affordable homes as an important part of the solution to tackling homelessness in Scotland.

Published 21 June 2017

Sector responds to latest housing statistics

A rise in housing completions and approvals for housing associations in Scotland has been largely welcomed by the sector though calls have been made for the delivery of new homes to be improved even further.

Published 14 June 2017

Election results should force welfare reform re-think, says Scottish housing sector

Scotland’s affordable housing sector has called on the new UK Parliament to work cross party to address implementation issues with welfare reform.

Published 12 June 2017

Elaine Mulgrew joins SFHA as head of finance and corporate services

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has appointed Elaine Mulgrew as its new head of finance and corporate services.

Published 7 June 2017

SFHA launches housing apprentice action plan

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has today launched an ambitious plan to increase the amount and range of Modern Apprenticeships that are available in the country.

Published 2 June 2017