Social Housing Resilience Group



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

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

Social Housing Resilience Group revises restarting services guide as lockdown eases

Following the move to Phase 3 of the Scottish Government’s routemap out of lockdown, the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has revised its Guide to Restarting Services to reflect the changes.

Published 16 July 2020

SFHA provides weekly Social Housing Resilience Group update

The recent work of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has been outlined in the weekly update provided by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 3 July 2020

Scottish Government set to clarify position on fire safety and electrical testing deadlines

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has collected evidence regarding the ability of landlords to meet deadlines with regards to fire safety, electrical testing, and EESSH; and fed into a communication which will be sent to social landlords from the housing minister, in the near future, to clarify the Scottish Government's position.

Published 26 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group updates guide on restarting services

The Social Housing Resilience Group's Guide to Restarting Services has been updated to reflect recent Scottish Government announcements and guidance regarding the construction industry and workplaces.

Published 23 June 2020

Social landlord rent arrears increase by £8.5m in one month

Rent owed to Scottish social landlords rose by 5.8% during May while the number of households living in temporary accommodation also increased, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 22 June 2020

SFHA provides weekly Social Housing Resilience Group update

The reconvened Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) was the subject of the latest meeting of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) this week.

Published 19 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group launches online collaborative learning platform

As part of its ongoing work to support social landlords through the COVID-19 crisis, the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has launched an online platform to facilitate collaborative learning and problem solving.

Published 12 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group issues guide on restarting services

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has created a guide to help social landlords restart services that have been paused due to COVID-19.

Published 11 June 2020