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.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the finalised Regulatory Framework guidance, which will come into effect from 1 April 2019. The SHR has also published its response to consultation feedback. Both are available via the links below: SHR Regulatory Framework and Guidance SHR Response to Consultation Feedback Feb 2018 SHR has taken account of a number of points the SFHA highlighted within our consultation response, summarised below.
Scottish Government is reviewing Charity Law, specifically the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. This is in relation to the powers and remit of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The full consultation is available on the Scottish Government website here: Consultation on Scottish Charity Law Scottish Government is seeking responses to this consultation by 1st April 2019, and SFHA will submit a response.
Following on from a number of high profile campaigns aimed at improving the housing response to domestic abuse. Zhan McIntyre gives a short update on progress so far and next steps.
This briefing sets out the key challenges Brexit may bring for housing associations and how we can be ready for what may come.
SFHA and Scotland Excel have worked together to produce an online document shining a light on community benefit best practice
Blog by SFHA Policy Lead Zhan McIntyre.
Scottish Child Payment will provide eligible families with £10 a week for every child under 16, with introduction for under-sixes starting by early 2021.
Blog by Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead.
Blog by Conor Hill, Research and Policy Officer
The Public Petitions Committee has asked SFHA for the views of its members in relation to Petition PE1719. SFHA has drafted a response and welcomes members' comments.
NHS Health Scotland is planning to host a seminar this autumn focused on the positive impact of allocation policies on health and wellbeing.
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.
Blog by Gordon Brown, Communications Lead, SFHA