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Feedback on Charter Indicators

SFHA asked for feedback from its practitioner forums on the Scottish Housing Regulator's initial proposals on revised Charter Indicators.    SFHA and a small group of volunteers from the forums met with the SHR to discuss these further.

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SHR Consultation on Regulatory Framework

The SHR has launched its formal consultation on the Regulatory Framework.  The SHR is seeking responses by Friday 14 December 2018.

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ONS Announce Reclassification Decision

Following the enactment of the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2018, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) confirmed on Friday 28 September that housing associations and co-operatives in Scotland have been reclassified as private.  

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SFHA Chairs' Forum

SFHA is setting up a Chairs' Forum, and is seeking volunteers to be a part of this.   The group is open to all Chairs and aspiring Chairs of housing associations and co-operatives in SFHA membership.

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Regulatory Framework Review - by Joyce Orr

Joyce Orr - Director of Pineview Housing Association, SFHA Board member and GWSF member - outlines her experience of the SHR’s Regulatory Framework Review so far in the below article. Joyce has played an active role in both the SHR’s Working Group and SFHA’s Regulatory Sounding Board.

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Legislation on Schedule to allow ONS decision in September

Regulations will go before a plenary vote in Parliament on the evening of 18 September.

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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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Legislation on Schedule to Allow ONS Decision on 19 September

The Local Government and Communities Committee of the Scottish parliament has approved the final Regulations necessary to enact the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2018.    The regulations now go before a plenary vote in Parliament on the evening of 18 September and, if approved (which is likely following the Committee's recommendation), the Minister will then sign the instrument immediately afterwards bringing the Act officially in force.

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Round Table Consultation Events on Regulatory Framework Review – Book Now!

SFHA is holding consultation events in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.

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SFHA Briefing on Regulatory Framework Review

An SFHA briefing on the Regulatory Framework review is now available.   This includes templates for submitting comments on various aspects of the review to SFHA, to help shape our response.

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Minister Confirms FOI Extension Will Not Be in April 2019

The Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans has confirmed to SFHA that - whilst the intention of the Scottish Government is to proceed with extending Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs - due to continuing consideration of issues raised in consultation, including the timing of the order,  the proposed commencement date of 1 April 2019 is no longer considered feasible in allowing sufficient time for RSLs to prepare for designation.  A commencement date will be confirmed in Scottish Government's formal response to the consultation.

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Shettleson Housing Association welcomes 7 new Committee Members

Shettleson recently had a well attended AGM which saw the appointment of seven new members to the association's committee.

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Cairn and ANCHO welcomes new Board members

Cairn Housing Association has seen a further strengthening to its Board with three new members appointed at their AGM earlier in September as part of their succession planning.

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Board member retires after clocking up 29 years commitment

David Frood, Rural Stirling Housing Association’s (RSHA) longest standing Board member, has announced his retirement after 29 years’ service.

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Regulator launches consultation on the future of social housing regulation in Scotland

SHR launches consultation on proposals for social housing regulation in Scotland.

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WSHA launches video to highlight performance

WSHA launches video highlighting performance in 2017/18.

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