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New Regulatory Framework published

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published the final version of the new Regulatory Framework - due to come into force on 1 April.  This follows an extensive period of consultation, with the final document available on the SHR website: Scottish Housing Regulator publishes its new Regulatory Framework | Scottish Housing Regulator A number of amendments have been made to the previous draft version, in response to comments made by SFHA and others. 


GBM forum launch - free networking event 16 April 2024

SFHA is pleased to announce a free in person launch event for its Governing Body Members' (GBM) Forum.  This facilitated networking session will offer an opportunity for members of the forum to meet with other board and committee members from across the country. The event will take place on Tuesday 16 April 2024 at Thenue Housing Association in Glasgow from 10am-12.30pm.  All governing body members need to do to sign up is click here and follow the instructions to register.  This will sign you up not only to the event, but also to our GBM Forum.   Please note that both the event and the forum are only available to board/committee members from SFHA members.    


Get Governance

SFHA members have access to a range of resources to help them maintain the highest standards of governance. Our Get Governance suite of guidance has been developed in conjunction with industry specialists and informed by our membership. Relevant regulatory bodies were also consulted as appropriate to ensure that the materials help organisations meet regulatory and legislative requirements. The resources provided include: template documentation; practical tools; and written guidance. An index of all SFHA's Get Governance guidance, including links to get more information and access each document, is included in the article below.  This provides an overview of the entire suite, and a quick means to find and access all documents in the series for members. 


SFHA submits response to SHR consultation on Regulatory Framework

The SFHA has submitted its response to the Scottish Housing Regulator's consultation on its Regulatory Framework.  The response has been finalised following an extremely helpful discussion at the December meeting of our Governance Forum.


Scottish Government response to Access to Information consultation

Scottish Government has published a response to the analysis of the Access to Information consultation that SFHA responded to back in March 2023.  


Action note and presentation slides from Dec meeting

An action note from the December meeting of the SFHA Governance Forum is now available.   Andy Jack from Link gave an excellent presentation on the G in ESG at the meeting, and his slides are also now available. 


Points to consider when drafting Standing Orders

The latest piece of guidance in the SFHA's Get Governance series is now available to SFHA members.  The guidance - which has been drafted by Linda Ewart on behalf of SFHA - looks at standing orders, and provides some points to consider when organisations are drafting or reviewing their own.  


Agenda for 6 Dec Governance Forum meeting

The agenda for the next meeting of the SFHA Goveranance Forum is available now.  The meeting will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 6 December at 11am. 


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Are you interested in becoming a Board member?

SFHA manages a register of potential Board candidates who have an interest to become part of an RSL Board. 


Digital Mindset session for Board members

It is an introduction to the concept of digital as a user-centred, collaborative way of working and technology as just an enabler.


Meet SFHA's Board: Douglas Mackie, SFHA Chair

Get to know SFHA's Board members - we spoke with SFHA's Chair Douglas Mackie.


Kingdom Support & Care announces re-election of Chair

Kingdom Support & Care has announced the re-election of Karen Koyman as Chair of its Board and the election of Jeff Lockhart as Vice Chair.


Eildon strengthens board further with two new members

Ross Kilshaw and Hannah MacLeod have joined the board at Eildon Housing Association. 


Kingdom Housing Association announces re-election of Chair

First elected as Chair in 2021, Linda has been a Board member at the Association since 2015 and also serves as a Director with Kingdom’s subsidiary, Kingdom Support & Care, since 2018.


Consultation opened on future of social housing regulation

The Scottish Housing Regulator is inviting tenants, landlords, and others with an interest in its work to reply to its consultation by 15 December. 


Hillcrest cements its ESG priorities

Hillcrest lays bare its environmental, social and corporate commitments and puts its best foot forward in leading change in inaugural report


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