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Policy (50)View All

Supported Rent Flexibility

Damon Gibbons of the Centre for Responsible Credit gave a briefing to members on a pilot run with a London based housing association to offer tenants on low incomes the opportunity to over and underpay their rent on a planned basis.


Scottish Affairs Select Committee Inquiry

The Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry, examining the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland, such as Universal Credit and the two-child limit, and also the implications of major transfer of welfare powers to Scotland over the next few years.


Model Rules Update

SFHA Discussing Changes to Rules with Scottish Housing Regulator

Self-Assurance Toolkit

SFHA Leading on the development of Self-Assurance Toolkit in conjunction with Scottish Housing Regulator, GWSF and ALACHO

Update on further SFHA FOI guidance and events

Following a series of events with Scottish Information Commissioner, SFHA, in conjunction with GWSF, is developing an update to its 2016 publication “Open All Hours”, along with further guidance and templates to aid members meet FOI requirements.   

Mid-Market Rent: Site Visit and Round-Up

30-second round up of Mid-Market Rent activity.


Housing Innovation Community Update

To mark the end of the first year of the SFHA Innovation and Future Thinking Programme, supported by Wheatley Group, SFHA’s Innovation and Future Thinking Lead Lorna Wilson provides an update on progress and looks to the future. 


News (131)View All

Kids can’t wait for new income supplement, civil society tells First Minister

Leaders and organisations from across Scottish society call on First Minister to speed up the introduction of a new income supplement to tackle child poverty.


Housing Scotland 2019

Blog by Gordon Brown, Communications Lead, SFHA 


Book now: Scottish Factoring Network Conference

29 November, Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow.


SFHA Universal Credit survey results - January to April 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Research and Policy Officer Conor Hill explains what our members have told us in their survey returns so far this year.


River Clyde Homes takes a stand against domestic abuse

The pledge encourages housing organisations to commit to supporting people affected by domestic abuse.


Home Contents Insurance Scheme for members

The Diamond Insurance Scheme is a specialist home contents insurance scheme offered to members by the SFHA in conjunction with Thistle Insurance Services Limited.  Diamond is an affordable and flexible scheme designed to protect your tenants against a whole range of risks and there’s no cost to you as a member.


Last chance to join tomorrow’s focus group on housing as a human right

SFHA is hosting a focus group this Thursday (20 June) on housing as a human right which will help inform the Scottish Housing Day paper on the topic – a few spaces are available.


Consequence scanning – fringe by design event

Consequence scanning is a concept developed by Doteveryone which highlights the interface between technology and policy and fits alongside other agile processes in an iterative development cycle.


Events (51)

SFHA Property Maintenance Forum - West - June

SFHA Finance Forum - West - December

SFHA Finance Forum - West - November

SFHA Finance Forum - West - October

SFHA Finance Forum - West - September

SFHA Finance Forum - West - June

Scottish Factoring Network Conference 2019

SFHA Finance Forum - East - December

SFHA Property Maintenance Forum - West - Oct

SFHA Finance Forum - East - September

SFHA Procurement Forum - East - June

SFHA Finance Forum - East - June

Procurement Conference 2019

Development Conference: Meeting Housing Need

Price Quality Assessments - Borders

ESPD Scoring Stage 2 -- Borders

Introduction to Procurement - Borders

SFHA Property Maintenance Forum - West -March

SFHA Procurement Forum - March

ESPD Electronic Module - Borders

Price Quality Assessments - Aberdeen

ESPD Electronic Module - Aberdeen

Introduction to Procurement - Aberdeen

ESPD Scoring Stage 2 -- Aberdeen

Price Quality Assessments - Dundee

Price Quality Assessments - Glasgow

ESPD Scoring Stage 2 -- Glasgow

Introduction to Procurement - Dundee

Introduction to Procurement - Livingston

ESPD Electronic Module - Dundee

ESPD Electronic Module - Livingston

ESPD Scoring Stage 2 -- Dundee

ESPD Scoring Stage 2 -- Livingston

Price Quality Assessments - Livingston

ESPD Electronic Module - Glasgow

Introduction to Procurement - Glasgow

Chairs Conference 2019

Development Conference 2018

SFHA Housing Management Forum - East Nov 2018

SFHA Property Maintenance Forum

Housing Management Conference 2018 - New Date

SFHA Housing Management Forum - TGF Aug 2018

SFHA HM Forum - East July 2018

MMR -Living with Letting Agent Regulation

Energy and Fuel Poverty Conference

SFHA Property Maintenance Forum - West - June

Meeting Statutory and Regulatory Standards

People, Places & Partnerships

Scottish Factoring Network Conference 2018

Finance Conference - The Future of Finance

SFHA Housing Management Forum - TGF November

Staff (9)

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Zhan McIntyre

Policy Lead

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Jeremy Hewer

Policy Lead

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Gordon Brown

Communications Lead

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Kirsten Walker

Media Advisor

Conor Hill profile image

Conor Hill

Research & Policy Officer

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Shona Mitchell

Policy Lead

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Lorna Wilson

Innovation & Future Thinking Lead

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Alistair Rankine

Membership Engagement Coordinator

Zhan McIntyre  profile image

Zhan McIntyre

Policy Lead