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
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Changeworks and Warmworks announce strategic partnership, with aim of increasing support for members on improving energy efficiency and tackling fuel poverty.
SFHA has published the findings from its report, Digital Maturity of the Scottish Housing Sector, after creating a benchmarking tool for members, together with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Services (SCVO).
SFHA welcomes government's commitment to deliver 100,000 affordable homes by 2032, with an investment of £3.5 billion towards this parliament’s programme.
SFHA has created a toolkit that members can use to take part in its Housing Changes Lives election campaign.
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.
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.