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SFHA Model Role Descriptions for Governing Body Members and Office Bearers

SFHA Model Role Descriptions for Governing body Members and Office Bearers are now available to all SFHA members.

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Scottish Housing Regulator blog

George Walker, chair of the Scottish Housing Regulator has written a blog update on the state of play with the ongoing review of the Regulatory Framework.     

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SFHA Governing Body Members' Guide - A Slight Update

In October 2014, SFHA published a guide for Governing Body Members, as a result of a suggestion from the Federation of Local Housing Associations in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire (FLAIR) who contributed to its content.    The guide is a model that can be customised to suit individual RSLs and provided to Governing Body Members (GBMs) to help them in their role.   It is especially useful for new GBMs.

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Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill Reaches Stage 3

Following some minor amendments logged by Scottish Government at Stage 2 (see here), the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill has reached Stage 3 in the Scottish Parliament.   

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Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill Stage 2 Amendments

As anticipated, Scottish Government has lodged two amendments at Stage 2 of the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill.    These were to take account of recommendations made by the Local Government and Communities Committee report at Stage 1.   

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GDPR guidance from SFHA & GWSF Now Available

The SFHA and GWSF commissioned TC Young to develop some model documents to aid in members as they look to implement the requirements of the General Data Protection regulations (GDPR).   This guidance is now available for SFHA and GWSF members.

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SFHA meets with Scottish Housing Regulator Regarding guidance

In October, SFHA met with the Scottish Housing Regulator on two occasions regarding forthcoming SFHA guidance.

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GDPR Model Documents Now Available

Model documents to aid SFHA and GWSF members as they look to implement the requirements of the General Data Protection regulations (GDPR) are now available. A number of training sessions are also available.

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The Link Between Strong Governance and Proportionate Regulation - SFHA Chairs Conference 2019

Chairs Conference, 1 & 2 February 2019, DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.

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SFHA Draft Consultation Response to Regulatory Framework Review

The SFHA has circulated a draft response to the Scottish Housing Regulator's consultation on the Regulatory Framework review to all members.   This response reflects the majority view based on feedback we have received to date, and SFHA is seeking comment on anything within the document that members fundamentally disagree with, or if there is anything significant that has not been included that could usefully be added.   

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Programme announced - Chairs Conference 2019!

Chairs Conference, 1 & 2 February 2019, DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.

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SFHA Briefing on Regulatory Framework Review and Note of Round Table events

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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Chairs Conference 2019 - Programme announced!

SFHA Chairs Conference, 1 & 2 February 2019, DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.

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SFHA Regulation Round Table Event in Aberdeen - Cancellation

Unfortunately, due to a low number of bookings, we have had to cancel the scheduled SHR round table discussion event on 28 November in Aberdeen.   

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

Having already held an event in Glasgow, SFHA is holding two more free consultation events in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

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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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