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Extension of FOI Update - SFHA Writes to Minister Following Meeting with SG Officials

SFHA has written to the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning Kevin Stewart MSP, to follow up on our recent meeting with Scottish Government officials regarding the proposed extension of Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs and their subsidiaries.  SFHA met with officials from the FOI Unit and housing divisions of Scottish Government on 22 November.

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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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Housing Scotland and Spotlight magazine: Summer 2019

Now available online for SFHA members.

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Governance succession planning and diversity

By Charles Turner, Chief Executive of Thenue Housing Association, and member of G8 Group. G8 representatives will deliver a session at this year’s SFHA Governance Conference in September.

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SHR: Assurance Statements will help embed culture of assurance, openness and transparency

Michael Cameron, the regulator’s Chief Executive, was speaking at Scotland’s Housing Network’s Scrutiny and Value for Money Practice Exchange in Glasgow.

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SFHA Launches Model Rules Consultation

The SFHA has launched a consultation on amendments to its Model Rules.   This comes following discussions with the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) regarding content.   As in previous years, the Rules have been drafted by TC Young.

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Second National Panel report explores people’s experiences of homelessness services

The research looks at what makes the biggest positive difference for people’s experiences.

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Elections get underway at Ayrshire Housing

Voting starts to fill board vacancies.

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Wheatley chosen as DGHP’s preferred constitutional partner

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership to progress plans to form constitutional partnership with Wheatley Group.

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