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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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SFHA Senior Staff Succession Planning Guidance - Now Available

In September 2018, SFHA published Governing Body Member Succession Planning and Recruitment Guidance.   As a companion piece to this publication, SFHA is delighted to make available Senior Staff Succession Planning guidance for its members.


New members bring wealth of experience to Scotland board

The regulator used its statutory powers to direct the transfer in November last year after 70% of Kincardine’s tenants, who responded to an independent consultation, were in favour of the move.


Wheatley announces two leading names to join its Board

Two new Non-Executive Directors, Jo Boaden and Bryan Duncan join Wheatley.


New standards for fire and smoke alarms announced

The Scottish Government has announced the new standards for fire and smoke alarms, which housing associations have until February 2021 to comply with.


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.


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.  


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.


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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