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Forth Housing Association promotes Cairns to Director

Forth Housing Association has promoted Grahame Cairns, its Tenant Services Manager, to director and to lead its management committee.

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Free Personal and Nursing Care Guidance Published

Legislation has been passed that entitles all adults – irrespective of age, condition, socio-economic position or marital status – to free personal care. Starting in April 2019, plans are well underway to help stakeholders get ready for this change. Yvette Burgess, Director of the Housing Support Enabling Unit, highlights what SFHA members need to know.

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Bield pensioner is the driving force behind cycling initiative

An 82 year old tenant at Bield’s Quayside Court has enjoyed a new cycling initiative at the development he’s become an ambassador for the project and has raised enough money for a second trishaw.

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Three Hjaltland HA staff set for a close shave in February

Three brave ladies from Shetland’s Hjaltland Housing Association are set to have their heads shaved next month to highlight the need for an MRI scanner on the islands.

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New Social Homes Essential to Meeting Need and Boosting the Economy

The SFHA has today highlighted the importance of new build housing for social rent to Scotland’s people and to its economy in response to calls by RICS Scotland for a greater emphasis on alternative models of housing development to meet need. 

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Mixed age couples urged to act now on Pension Credit

The DWP is to change in May the eligibility criteria for Pension Credit, which will adversely affect couples whose ages fall either side of the qualifying age.

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Register now for free ISCF Transforming Construction event

Join Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and partners to hear from leaders of the various organisations and initiatives to understand what support is available to help your organisation capitalise on the opportunities around the Transforming Construction Fund, part of the Indsutrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF).

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Social housing new builds ‘must not stop’ and ‘partnership is key’ Wheatley’s McNish urges at GHA research launch

Glasgow Housing Association’s research – launched today (Friday 18) at Glasgow City Chambers – shows that the organisation has contributed £2 billion to Scotland’s economy since the stock transfer from Glasgow City Council in 2003.

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