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Fuel Poverty Bill Update

The Fuel Poverty Bill has now passed through Stage Two and will now go before the Scottish Parliament for final amendment and approval through a Stage Three debate before the summer recess. 

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Holyrood Tenement Maintenance Group to Publish Final Report

The parliamentary working group on tenements is to publish its final report in May.  The Interim Report recommended that all mixed tenure tenements should have 5 yearly inspection reports on common parts, mandatory owners associations and a requirement for all owners to pay into a sinking fund for repairs and maintenance.

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New Standards on Fire and Smoke Alarms

The Scottish Government has set new standards for fire and smoke alarms in existing homes to be met by February 2021. SFHA understands interest free loan funding will be available to housing associations to support the work and await confirmation of this.

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Prepare for the smart meter rollout with free resources

SFHA is continuing its campaign with Smart Energy GB to promote the rollout of smart meters across Scotland. As part of this campaign, we want to encourage our members to support their low income tenants through face-to-face conversations about the benefits of smart meters. More information about our campaign is available here.

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Fuel Poverty – SFHA to Submit Evidence to Parliament

A Fuel Poverty Bill is making its way through the Scottish Parliament.  As part of the process that shapes the content of the bill, the SFHA will be submitting evidence to the Local Government & Communities Committee which is scrutinising the Bill.  

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Free resources available to promote smart meters to tenants

SFHA has been working with Smart Energy GB to promote the roll out of smart meters across Scotland. This year, we want to support our members to reach out to tenants on low incomes to let them know the potential benefits of having their own smart meter.  

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Seventy-three per cent rise in fuel poverty

Sixty-one per cent rise in tenants disconnecting their own heating to cut costs.

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Increasing fuel poverty is “deeply worrying”

Scottish Government’s new definition has resulted in higher fuel poverty rates than the existing definition for households in the social and private rented sectors.

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Clydebank Housing Association to host smart heat housing conference

The latest in the Smart Social Housing series of events, ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ will focus on the rise of smart heating and web enabled thermostats and explore how new, remote home sensor technologies could revolutionise the management of housing stock.

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2000th Heating Milestone Achieved

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership shares details about their heating upgrade system.

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First wave of SPA’s refurbishment, minor works and energy efficiency workshops announced

SPA announce workshops to discuss and shape upcoming frameworks.

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