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Rent Setting for 2020/21: A blog by Shona Mitchell

With the 2020/21 rent setting cycle now in progress, SFHA would like to remind members we produce detailed guidance and, in partnership with HouseMark Scotland, provide an affordability analysis tool to help social landlords analyse the affordability of rents.


Social Research Association Scotland

The Social Research Association (SRA) Scotland aims to provide a networking function for people engaged in social research across a wide range of organisations.


New Scottish Government Housing Investment Levels

Following work by an expert panel, at which SFHA represented members, the Scottish Government announced increased investment levels for new social housing.


Regulatory Framework Review - Update

Since SFHA's last blog update, there has been another meeting of the SHR's Working Group and a meeting of the SFHA Regulation Sounding Board.    At both of these meetings, an update was provided by the SHR about the content of the forthcoming formal consultation.


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SFHA rent survey 2021/22

SFHA is surveying members on their proposed rents for the 2021/22 financial year.


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.  


Minimum and Living Wage data for 2021 updated in rent setting tool

The SFHA and HouseMark Scotland rent setting tool has been updated with the 2021 Living and Minimum Wage figures to support members in their evaluation of rent affordability for the coming financial year.


Important update on rent setting tool

The SFHA and HouseMark Scotland rent setting tool has been updated with all available latest data – however, due to the Scottish Housing Regulator extending the timescales for landlords to submit the Annual Return on the Charter, we are unable to update the 2020/21 rent levels in the tool for the time being.


SFHA and HouseMark Scotland rent setting tool data updated

Latest version of the tool includes new LHA rates, average Universal Credit claims, minimum wage and 2019/20 council tax rates.


Rent setting and affordability tool updated with the latest data

The SFHA and HouseMark Scotland rent setting tool has been updated with the latest data on average Universal Credit claims and the latest Living Wage figures.


Scottish Housing Regulator welcomes the SFHA’s new Guide to Rent Setting and Affordability

SHR says SFHA publication is a “valuable contribution” to national conversation on rent and affordability. 


Launch of SFHA Guide to Rent Setting and Affordability Tool

Event hears from authors of the SFHA Rent Settting Guidance and Affordability Tool.


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