SFHA says further ambition still required to eradicate fuel poverty.
Two House of Commons committees have called on the UK Government to scrap plans to base rent allowances for supported housing tenants on Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates.
Scottish Government introduces Universal Credit flexibilities
SFHA's campaign is highlighting the impact that the social housing sector has on people's lives as well as demonstrating how investment in the social housing sector will help to kickstart the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
SFHA has created a toolkit that members can use to take part in its Housing Changes Lives election campaign.
Statistics show show that between April to June 2020, 98% less social sector homes were completed compared to the same quarter in 2019.
Scottish Government releases Housing to 2040, a 20-year vision for housing and communitities.
Extra funding brings proposed investment for 2021–2026 to £3.4 billion, which could deliver the 53,000 affordable homes Scotland needs during the next parliament – as long there is a commitment to increasing it in line with development costs over the next five years.
Funding announced by Scottish Government as part of its Infrastructure Investment Plan for Scotland 2021-22 to 2025-26.
SFHA cautiously welcomes budget but says grant levels must be "realistic".
More than 25 organisations sign letter to Cabinet Secretary, including SFHA, Shelter Scotland, Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland, Citizens Advice Scotland, and Scottish Women’s Aid.