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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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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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Antonine’s Transfer to Caledonia Given the Go-Ahead

The transfer of engagements from Antonine Housing Association to Caledonia Housing Association took place on 1 October 2018 following approval being granted by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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SFHA Chairs’ Forum – Last Chance to Sign Up Ahead of First Meeting!

SFHA is setting up a Chairs' Forum, and is seeking volunteers to be a part of this.

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SFHA Governing Body Member Succession Planning and Recruitment Guidance

SFHA has produced this guidance to assist its members in their approach to succession planning for and recruitment to their governing bodies.   

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Caledonia appoints new Chair

Caledonia appoints new Chair to its Board at this year’s AGM.

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