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CIPFA Reviewing Treasury Management Code

CIPFA is currently reviewing its Treasury Management Code, compliance with which is expected by the Scottish Housing Regulator.

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SFHA responds to FOI Extension Consultation

SFHA submits response to FOI Extension Consultation 

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OSCR Streamlines Requirements for Model Rules

OSCR has made applying for rule changes much easier, by reducing its requirements to apply for consent.

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SFHA Submits Response to FOI Extension Consultation

The SFHA has submitted its response to the Scottish Government Consultation regarding the potential extension of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002  to RSLs in Scotland. The full SFHA response, and some background to this are available to all members below by signing in.

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Report on Potential Impact and Implications of FOI Extension Now Available

SFHA, in partnership with GWSF, commissioned Linda Ewart to carry out some research looking at the potential impact and implications should FOI be extended to our sector - as is currently proposed by Scottish Government.   A report outlining the findings of this research is now available to all members. 

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SHR Publishes Thematic Inquiry On Complaints

The Regulator's national inquiry report looks at how social landlords handle complaints and how they apply the standards in the Scottish Social Housing Charter and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman's Model Complaints Handling Policy.  

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Scottish Parliament Committee Approves Revised Charter

Following written and oral evidence from SFHA and other stakeholders, the Local Government and Communities Committee has recommended that the Scottish Social Housing Charter be approved. Sign in to read the full article below.

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Scottish Government Publishes Analysis of Charter Responses

The Scottish Government has produced an analysis of all responses received to its review of the Scottish Social Housing Charter.   It has now forwarded a draft revised Charter to SFHA asking for any final comments.  Please sign in to see the full article below.

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Legislation to reverse ONS reclassification due in September 2017

The Housing (Amendment) Bill 2017 will be introduced in September 2017.

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Scottish Government Private Residential Tenancies Information Pages Now Live

The Scottish Government’s information webpages for both tenants and landlords covering the upcoming private residential tenancies are now live

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SFHA Seeks Volunteers for Governance Tool Kit Working Group

SFHA Seeks Volunteers to feed into the development of its Governance Tool Kit

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Leading UK housing figure joins Wheatley Board

Professor Paddy Gray appointed to Wheatley Group’s Board.

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SFHA Responds to CIPFA Treasury Management Code Review

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is currently reviewing Treasury Management in the Public Services: Code of Practice and Cross Sectoral Guidance Notes.    It is conducting an initial stage of research prior to a later formal consultation, and SFHA has submitted a brief response to this highlighting concerns expressed by members of its East and West Finance Forum.   Thanks to all forum members who providied comments. The SFHA response is available below.

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