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SFHA Guidance - Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Housing associations and co-operatives are subject to requests under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004. SFHA, in conjunction with TC Young, produced a briefing in 2015 regarding these requirements, and has highlighted a case study from within the sector of dealing with EIR requests in practice. 

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Scottish Government Publishes FOI Consultation Responses

The Scottish Government has published the responses it received to its consultation on a draft order extending FOI legislation to RSLs.

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Local Government and Communities Committee Publishes Stage 1 Report

The Scottish Parliament's Local Government and Communities Committee has published its Stage 1 report on the Housing (Scotland) (Amendment) Bill - intended to reverse ONS' reclassification of housing associations as public.

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SFHA Response on FOI Draft Order

The SFHA has submitted its response to Scottish Government on the draft order proposing extension of Freedom of Infromation legislation to RSLs and their subsidiaries.

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SFHA Responds to Scottish Housing Regulator Discussion Paper

The SFHA has submitted its response to the Scottish Housing Regulator's Discussion Paper.   The response has been based on feedback received from SFHA members.

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Model Schedule of Registers Now Available

A Model Schedule of the various registers that RSLs should hold is now available on the SFHA website for all members. 

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Extension of Freedom of Information to RSLs

Responses to the Scottish Government consultation on extending Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs and their subsidiaries are due on Wednesday 7 March. If you would like to feed into the SFHA response please get in touch.

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Regulatory Framework Review

The Scottish Housing Regulator has launched its discussion paper seeking views on the Regulatory Framework. 

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News (139)View All

SFHA welcomes housing stats and acknowledges challenge

SFHA has welcomed the newly released Scottish Government statistics showing substantial increases in the delivery of new build affordable housing, with a 21 percent rise in the number of affordable homes delivered in Scotland during the last year. 

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SFHA's draft consultation response to Regulatory Framework review

SFHA's draft response to the Scottish Housing Regulator's consultation on the Regulatory Framework review is available to view.

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All homes to have upgraded fire alarms by 2021

Following a consultation at the end of 2017, the Scottish Government has confirmed that all existing homes in Scotland will be required to meet a new standard for fire safety.

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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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