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The SFHA Charitable Model Rules (Scotland) 2013 (as amended 2015) have been produced in conjunction with our membership, and approved by the Scottish Housing Regulator, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator and the Financial Conduct Authority.

This is the most up-to-date model available, and as such is the recommended model to use if you are looking to make constitutional changes.

The SFHA's Guide to Making Rule Amendments (see downloads section below) outlines all of the necessary steps you will need to take if you are amending your rules, and contains links to all of the relevant documents.

The SFHA also provides a range of other guides explaining how to adapt the SFHA Charitable Model to fit your organisation's needs if it is:

- Non Charitable

- Community Based

- A Fully Mutual Co-operative

- A Model Co-operative

Further guides are also available containing optional amendments approved by the SHR, and possible amendments that subsidiary organisations may wish to apply.   

The SFHA also supports ​members by offering a Rule Amendement service, whereby we ensure:

- Rules have been submitted in the correct format

- Associated documentation has been completed correctly

- Amendments to Rules are consistent with 2013 Model Rules


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Policy Lead
Alan Stokes

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