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SFHA: Scottish Government must demonstrate that energy efficiency is a national infrastructure priority

SFHA comments on the first release of information from the Scottish House Condition Survey (SHCS) for the year January to December 2015.

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SFHA comments on Scottish Government Freedom of Information consultation

The SFHA has responded to the Scottish Government launching a consultation proposing the extension of Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs in Scotland.

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Over 240,000 more tenancies in Scotland will be affected by the widened scope of the LHA cap

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Damian Green yesterday (Monday 21 November) revealed in an announcement that ALL social housing tenants on Universal Credit will be affected by the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap rather than only those starting a tenancy after April 2016, as was the original proposal.

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Rural and island communities must get a fair share of 50,000 affordable homes target

With the Scottish Government committing to building 50,000 affordable homes over the lifetime of the current parliament, how can Scotland’s rural and island communities ensure that a fair share of the homes are built in their areas? 

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SFHA members: Important date for your diary

The SFHA is delighted to announce that next year’s Annual Conference will be held on 1-2 June 2017 at Glasgow City Hotel.

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Reassurance for registered social landlords

Legislation which will help support the delivery of 50,000 new affordable homes is to be introduced by the Scottish Government.

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SFHA comments on ONS reclassification of housing associations

Commenting on the decision today (Thursday 29 October) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to reclassify private registered providers (known as Registered Social Landlords – RSLs – in Scotland) from ‘private non-financial corporations’ to ‘public non-financial corporations’, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) said it is confident that the measures that it understands the Scottish Government will introduce in the forthcoming Housing Amendment (Scotland) Bill will address any problematic issues created by reclassification.

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