Social Housing Resilience Group



New tradesman announcement 'no material change' for housing service providers

The First Minister's announcement this week that the current guidance regarding only carrying out essential works in homes would become law does not represent any material change for housing service providers, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has confirmed.

Published 15 January 2021

Updated Covid-19 guidance issued for social landlords

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its guidance for social landlords amid new Covid-19 restrictions and the 'stay at home' message issued by the Scottish Government on Monday.

Published 8 January 2021

Regulator temporarily suspends COVID-19 monthly return

The Scottish Housing Regulator is to suspend the December COVID-19 monthly data return in recognition of the pressures on resources that the month normally brings for landlords.

Published 8 December 2020

Updated guidance on safer workplaces and moving homes discussed at SHRG meeting

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) met for the penultimate time this year as it continued to discuss the significant challenges the coronavirus outbreak is causing so that social landlords can continue to provide the support their tenants and communities need.

Published 7 December 2020

RSL chief executives sent joint letter from Scottish Government and COSLA on service delivery

The Scottish Government and COSLA have issued a joint letter to RSL CEOs on service delivery following the introduction of a new five-level system of measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19.

Published 11 November 2020

Initial guidance note on Scottish Secure Tenancies and the use of electronic signatures

The Scottish Government has created an initial guidance note on Scottish Secure Tenancies and the use of electronic signatures.

Published 10 November 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group to consider need for further guidance for housing providers

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has agreed to consider the need for further communication or guidance for housing providers on service delivery, in light of recent announcements from the First Minister. 

Published 23 October 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group reviews remit to maintain efficiency

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) met last week to review the remit of the group and its alignment with other groups working on COVID-related issues in order to maintain the efficiency of its activities.

Published 12 October 2020

Community efforts of Berwickshire and Govan HAs discussed at Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) met last week and discussed what could be learned from how Berwickshire Housing Association and Govan Housing Association have been working with their communities during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 28 September 2020

Programme for Government discussed by Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has noted with approval that housing was acknowledged in the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government as an infrastructure issue and core to social and economic regeneration.

Published 11 September 2020

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

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

Guide to Restarting Services updated by Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has updated its Guide to Restarting Services to reflect the Scottish Government’s most recent announcements on easing coronavirus restrictions.

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

Regulator reports increase in homeless applications and use of temporary accommodation

Applications for homelessness assistance and the use of temporary accommodation by local authorities both saw increases during June, the Scottish Housing Regulator has found.

Published 22 July 2020