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SFHA attends 1st Meeting of Cross Party Group on Tenement Disrepair

The first meeting of a cross party working group looking at the issue of disrepair in mixed tenure tenements took place at Holyrood on 22 March.

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Update on Fire Safety Regime for Housing Associations

The Scottish Government has published its analysis of responses to a consultation on fire and smoke alarms. At the same time a consultation is open for a private members bill on fire safety in social housing. 

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EU Procurement Threshold Changes

Procurement Changes - effective from 1 January 2018

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SFHA Procurement Forum March 2018

Wednesday 14 March, SFHA office, Glasgow

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Fire Safety Update

There has been a significant amount of activity around fire safety following the tragic events at Grenfell in the summer. 

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Maintaining Mixed Tenure Tenements

The issue  of maintaining mixed tenure tenements has become an increasing concern for housing associations in recent years. While associations were at the forefront of work to rehabilitate and improve tenements in the 1970s and 80s, improving housing standards and protecting an essential part of Scotland’s heritage, we hear that it is often a challenge to repair and improve tenements in mixed ownership.

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Working Towards EESSH Targets for 2020

EESSH, to be met by 2020, is currently under review by a working group chaired by the local government and comprising representation from the regulator, housing bodies and social landlords.

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Our Power ceases to trade

Ofgem said that, under its safety net, the energy supply of Our Power’s customers will continue and pre-payment meters can be topped up as normal. The outstanding credit balances of domestic customers will be protected.  

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Hillcrest research suggests over half of Scottish households are in fuel poverty

New research carried out by Hillcrest Housing Association has revealed that 52% of surveyed households have been plunged into fuel poverty as a result of crippling energy prices.

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SFHA welcomes Utilita as a new Commercial Associate

Utilita is the latest company to join SFHA in its commercial associate membership category.

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Polypipe bolsters its route to the specification sector with ventilation guide

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has launched an in-depth specification guide, covering its full range of award winning, energy efficient ventilation products for the domestic and light commercial markets, plus Best Practice Guides for the ventilation sector.

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Ayrshire to welcome guide to retro-fitting existing housing

Ayrshire Housing – in association with the Energy Agency and South Ayrshire Council - is sponsoring a launch event for a new guide on retro-fitting existing housing.

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Do you need advice on how to meet energy efficiency standards?

Zero Waste Scotland launches free workshop to help housing associations understand the upcoming changes in low carbon heat.

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Dundee Energy Advice Team Scoops Top Award

An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.

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