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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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SFHA Internal Audit Guidance Now Available

The SFHA commissioned Caron Quinn to produce sector specific guidance on Internal Audit.  SFHA is delighted to make this comprehensive guidance available to all SFHA members.

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The Energy Saving Trust throws its weight behind campaign to regulate electricians

The Energy Saving Trust is just one of a variety of membership bodies that has pledged support for a campaign by SELECT, the electrotechnical trade association, to recognise electricians as a profession.

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Tenement Group publishes interim recommendations – we want to hear your views

A Scottish Parliament Working Group has published its interim recommendations to tackle concerns about disrepair in tenements in mixed ownership.  

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SEPA asks for views on housing sector consultation

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is asking for views from the housing sector as it prepares to complete its consultation in February.

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Regulator alerts social landlords to upcoming changes to consents

Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2018 provisions removing the regulator’s powers of consent under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010 come in to force on 8 March 2019.

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Find out what you need to know – The New Regulatory Framework

At last year's SFHA Chairs Conference, the Scottish Housing Regulator outlined its initial proposals for a revised Regulatory Framework. One year on, the SHR has now conducted a formal consultation on these proposals – which it is aiming to finalise in February 2019 with a view to finalising a revised Framework in April 2019.

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The New Regulatory Framework – What do you need to know?

At last year's SFHA Chairs’ Conference, the Scottish Housing Regulator outlined its initial proposals for a revised Regulatory Framework. One year on, the SHR has now conducted a formal consultation on these proposals – which it is aiming to finalise in February 2019 with a view to finalising a revised Framework in April 2019.

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SFHA Response to SHR Regulatory Framework Consultation

SFHA has submitted its response to the SHR's Regulatory Framework consultation.   

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SFHA responds to Scottish Budget announcement

Scottish Government announces its 2019/20 budget.

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