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Burying bad news: DWP uses attention on meaningful Brexit vote to announce new rules

Changes to the rules around benefits for couples whose ages lie either side of the state pension date mean that they could lose up to £7,000 in a year. The Government announced the change just as attention was on the meaningful vote in the House of Commons  on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. Housing associations are encouraged to see that there is maximum take up prior to the changes coming into effect on 15 May, 2019

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SFHA Brexit Briefing - February 2019

This briefing sets out the key challenges Brexit may bring for housing associations and how we can be ready for what may come.

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Brexit bulletin: Scotland’s role in the Brexit process

In her speech, on the first day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty no later than end of March 2017. This will formally start the two-year period of the UK’s exit negotiations with the European Union. The role to be played by the Scottish Government and parliament in the Brexit process that Article 50 will trigger remains unclear. 

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SFHA Brexit Bulletin

SFHA is providing a monthly Brexit Bulletin for our members. Find it here.

Brexit means Brexit!

SFHA has outlined its initial areas of concern about the impact of Brexit on Scottish housing associations in a submission to the European and External Relations Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

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CIH - BREXIT Risks for Housing

CIH Scotland recently submitted written evidence to the European External Relations Committee on the impact of BREXIT on housing in Scotland.

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Ending Homelessness needs Collective Endeavour - Moderator CoS

The Scottish Churches Housing Action seminar on Homelessness took place on the 7 October 2016 in Edinburgh. Zhan McIntyre reflects on what she heard on the day, and what it means for housing providers. 

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SFHA writes to Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government regarding Brexit concerns

Chief Executive of the SFHA writes to Cabinet Secretary regarding members' concerns.

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Queens Cross reassures EU tenants over Brexit

The event takes place on Friday 29 March in The Courtyard, 2 Westercommon Drive, from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

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Scottish Housing Regulator underlines the need for RSLs to plan for Brexit

SHR writes to RSLs regarding compliance with Regulatory Standards in the context of the uncertainty around the planned withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

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Mixed age couples urged to act now on Pension Credit

The DWP is to change in May the eligibility criteria for Pension Credit, which will adversely affect couples whose ages fall either side of the qualifying age.

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Investment and labour costs are main concern for social housing sector post-Brexit

With the critical vote on the Brexit deal due today, SFHA reveals the results of its second survey highlighting the views of social housing providers in Scotland.

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Development & Procurement Conference – Bookings Now Open!

This year’s SFHA Development & Procurement Conferences are taking place on the 12 & 13 of February at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central.

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Deadline extended - Complete our short Brexit survey

Short survey available to give SFHA members the chance to share their views on Brexit.

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SFHA members urged to complete short Brexit survey

Short survey available to give SFHA members the chance to share their views on Brexit.

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