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10 housing questions to ask your health and social care partnership

In this blog, Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead, shares 10 housing questions you can ask your health and social care partnership.

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Burying bad news: DWP uses attention on meaningful Brexit vote to announce new rules

Changes to the rules around benefits for couples whose ages lie either side of the state pension date mean that they could lose up to £7,000 in a year. The Government announced the change just as attention was on the meaningful vote in the House of Commons  on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Housing associations are encouraged to see that there is maximum take up prior to the changes coming into effect on 15 May, 2019

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SFHA 'Home of the Future' projects benefit from architecture expertise

Bruach Design and Consultancy support SFHA Home of the Future project.

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Innovation Projects Update

The SFHA Innovation and Future Thinking Programme continues with 11 projects now underway, involving more than 60 people from across and out with the sector. Read on for all the latest news on our Innovation and Future Thinking Programme.

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First Month Rent Flexibility - Evaluation

SFHA and Shelter published positive practice relating to first month rent flexibilities. Zhan McIntyre reflects on the evaluation and what this means going forward

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Clydebank Housing Association to host smart heat housing conference

The latest in the Smart Social Housing series of events, ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ will focus on the rise of smart heating and web enabled thermostats and explore how new, remote home sensor technologies could revolutionise the management of housing stock.

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Legal training: mid-market rent – private residential tenancy

This course will cover the new private residential tenancy, letting agent registration, the code of practice, the first-tier tribunal and the implications for your mid-market rent tenancies.

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SFHA and HouseMark Scotland rent setting tool data updated

Latest version of the tool includes new LHA rates, average Universal Credit claims, minimum wage and 2019/20 council tax rates.

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Manor Estates turns Silver into Gold

Association achieves Gold Investors in People accreditation.

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CCG’s innovative solution means quicker, more sustainable building

CCG is using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) on the 143 affordable homes it is building for GHA in the Gallowgate, Glasgow – one of the biggest housing developments currently being built in the city. 

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What will the housing sector look like in 2040?

Housing Scotland 2019, 11 and 12 June, Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow.

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Bulk reporting of April rent changes to DWP faces setback

The proposal for landlords to be able to transfer to the DWP details of rent changes for claimants on Universal Credit has been hit by delays.

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